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February 28, 2014 Corporate governance big issue for investors: SurveySource: BusinessTimes
Corporate governance is an important criterion while investing, says a survey by proxy advisory firm Institutional Investor Advisory Services (IiAS) titled 'Institutional Investors' Attitudes to Corporate Governance'. The survey...
February 24, 2014 Investor confidence takes a tumble over corporate governance, volatility -AustraliaSource: The Conversation
An overwhelming proportion of investors want the introduction of a rating system to identify poorly governed companies, according to a new survey. And over 80% of those polled said they would stay away from companies if they...
January 8, 2014 Determining Executive Pay: Boards Need to Assess CEOs' Behavior, Not Only Their PerformanceSource: PR Newswire
"Everyone expects boards to assess the performance of CEOs when determining their pay, but they must also assess the manner in which the CEO performs," says executive compensation expert Bruce R. Ellig, author of the...
December 18, 2013 New Report On Global Corporate Sustainability Practices Shows Talkers Outnumber The DoersSource: International Business Times
In their quest to pursue growth and profits, many companies focus on reputation management alone while ignoring sustainable practices, which, according to a new report, is one of the most vital aspects of surviving in a crowded...
December 16, 2013 Gender Diversity Survey—2013 Proxy Season ResultsSource: Mondaq
The Fenwick & West Gender Diversity Survey provides exclusive insight into women's participation in leadership positions of the companies included in the Standard & Poor's 100 Index (S&P 100) and the high-technology and life...
December 11, 2013 Corporate Disclosures Ignore Financial Benefits of Board Diversity
Social Funds - A new report from îThe Corporate Libraryî finds that corporate compliance with disclosure requirements on diversity has been vague, while studies indicate a financial benefit. SocialFunds.com -- 2010...
December 5, 2013 ICCR: Top U.S. Banks Get Average Or Below-Average Scores On Key Shareholder ConcernsSource: The Street
Seven leading U.S. banks scored a disappointing 60 or fewer out of 100 possible points in a benchmarking study released by the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR), which represents 300 institutional investors...
November 21, 2013 ICCR: Top U.S. Banks Get Average Or Below-Average Scores On Key Shareholder Concerns
CNBC - In addition to in-person meetings, members continued to gather data via company CSR reports, websites, regulatory filings such as 10-Ks and proxy circulars, through watchdog organizations such as the îCenterî...
November 20, 2013 Bruce Ellig's "The Complete Guide to Executive Compensation" New 3rd Edition to be Published in DecemberSource: Sacramento Bee
"It seems to me that we've got quite a disconnect: charges of excessive executive compensation have filled the business press for years, but few understand why pay plans are to blame," says executive compensation expert Bruce R....
October 22, 2013 SOCIETE GENERALE : Social, environmental and governance (ESG) factors have a positive impact on companies's financial performanceSource: 4 Traders
Societe Generale Cross Asset Research releases the fourth edition of its SRI Beyond Integration. The findings of this study based on a proprietary methodology highlight the positive impact of ESG factors on financial performance...
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