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January 7, 2014 What we need in 2014: fewer leaders, more followersSource: Guardian
The single largest sustainability challenge of our time is this: today's corporation, the main agent of today's economy, generating two-thirds of global GDP and jobs, needs to be redesigned. Without corporate redesign, we are...
January 7, 2014 Whole new growth industry: thwarting activist investors
The Boston Globe - and OfficeMax Inc. That includes asking ââWhat do I need to be doing today to make myself less of a target for an activist,ââ he said. Credit Suisse has emphasized preemptive efforts...
January 2, 2014 How to do good AND make money in emerging marketsSource: Money Control.com
Three companies known for socially conscious or religiously-themed investment strategies have created emerging markets funds in the past two years, adding to a Dimensional Fund Advisors' ethical emerging markets portfolio that's...
December 31, 2013 Hertz Adopts ‘Poison Pill’ to Thwart Activist InvestorsSource: NY Times
Hertz, one of America’s biggest car rental companies, is battening down the hatches. The company has adopted a one-year shareholder rights plan, commonly known as a “poison pill,” to thwart an investor from gaining control of the...
December 27, 2013 Small ISS Change Shakes Up BoardsSource: Wall Street Journal
Starting in 2014, Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. is changing its guidelines to recommend ousting directors who don't implement a shareholder proposal that got a majority of the votes cast at the 2013 meeting. Previously,...
December 26, 2013 British social impact investing has left the US playing catch-upSource: Guardian
It’s rare when America plays catch-up with other countries on matters of business. But when it comes to “social impact investing”, catch-up is exactly what the US is doing. Social impact investing marries corporations, government...
December 25, 2013 Sustainable Investing: How to make money and make a difference
SantaFeNewMexican.com - is the co-author with former Santa Fe resident Hal Brill of Investing With Your Values (Bloomberg Press, New York City). In 2013, Feigenbaum was named one of the top 100 Thought Leaders in Trustworthy...
December 20, 2013 Religious shareholders push big banks to repent better of sins
Marketwatch - Wells Fargo spokesman Ancel Martinez said the bank has received the ICCRâs letter and is âreviewing it just as we do with all other proposals.â ICCR members are familiar fixtures at the bank...
December 16, 2013 New York City Employee Pension Funds Sue BP Over Gulf Oil Spill
Businessweek - îNew York City pensionî funds sued BP Plc (BP/) for at least $39 million in investment losses, saying the oil company failed to disclose the risks and safety issues leading to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon...
December 16, 2013 IBM faces shareholder lawsuit over cooperation with NSASource: CNET
IBM's cooperation with a National Security Agency surveillance program caused sales in China to "abruptly halt" and the company's stock price to decline, a shareholder lawsuit claims. In a complaint filed Thursday in Manhattan...
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