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News & Updates
February 5, 2016 The Year in Social Enterprise: 2015 Legislative and Policy ReviewSource: Lexology
The past year proved to be a landmark year in the brief history of the emerging social enterprise sector. Indeed, 2015 witnessed continued legislative efforts and important policy developments that illustrate the increased...
February 4, 2016 Will Pension Funds Go Green?Source: Instead Knowledge
On many fronts the 2015 UN climate change conference (the 21st edition of the COP) in Paris seems to have been a success. Two weeks of discussions, involving experts from nearly 200 countries, led to the signing of an...
Yahoo Inc said on Tuesday it would consider "strategic alternatives" for its core Internet business and cut about 15 percent of its workforce, even as it continues with its plan to revamp the business and spin it off
Commentary & Opinion
February 2, 2016 Retirement Plans Will Be ‘Next Evolution’ in ESG InvestingSource: Think Advisor
The next push in ESG investing will come from retirement advisors following the Department of Labor's new interpretive bulletin that replaced language warning fiduciaries away from such investments in 2008, according to Gregg...
January 25, 2016 How we changed corporate behaviorSource: CNBC
Socially responsible investing encourages organizations to avoid buying stock in companies that fall short of certain ethical standards. But investors can use their clout to improve the behavior of companies in their portfolios...
January 20, 2016 Doing Well by Doing Good: What’s Next for Impact Investing (Podcast)Source: Knowledge at Wharton
It has been less than a decade since the varied concepts of socially responsible investing, corporate social responsibility, and generally “doing well while doing good” all got folded into the new idea of impact investing. But...
Research & Insights
December 23, 2015 Proxy season and Form 10-K filings: a look back at 2015 and what to expect in 2016Source: Lexology
This overview summarizes new disclosure requirements and other developments that will generally be applicable to SEC reporting companies in connection with their upcoming proxy statement and Form 10-K filings, including those...
December 11, 2015 Corporate tax avoidance damaging public trustSource: Economia
According to a survey from the Institute of Business Ethics (IBE), corporate tax avoidance concerned 34% of the respondents, followed by executive pay (25%), exploitative labour (20%), employees being able to speak out about...
Source: JD Supra
Proxy advisory firms Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) and Glass Lewis each have released updates to their policies that outline how they will form recommendations to shareholders on how they should vote on governance,...
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