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December 17, 2014 Coca Cola Investor Wants CEO Replaced, Faults Executive PaySource: The Street
Mutual fund Wintergreen Advisers LLC stepped up its 10-month-old activist campaign at Coca-Cola (KO) on Monday, raising concerns about the soda giant's "failed" acquisitions, "bad" compensation plans and weak governance.
December 15, 2014 Ethical investing more popular than ever, but more facts needed
Yorkshire Post - Yet according to Ms Stonestreet, other studies show that ethical investments do not necessarily perform worse, and she cited research from îEurosifî (European Sustainable Investment Forum). Its sixth...
December 10, 2014 Small Group Behind Most Shareholder ProposalsSource: CFO Journal
A handful of individual investors continued to dominate the filing of shareholder proposals during this year’s proxy season. John Chevedden, Kenneth Steiner and his father, William, and James McRitchie filed 162 of the 299...
December 10, 2014 The 2015 Proxy Season: Glass Lewis and ISS Canadian proxy voting guidelines updatesSource: Lexology
With the 2015 Proxy Season close at hand, Glass, Lewis & Co., LLC (Glass Lewis) and Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS) recently released their updated Canadian proxy voting guidelines. Changes and clarifications have...
December 8, 2014 Beyond profits: Millennials embrace investing for social goodSource: LA Times
Yet there are questions about how far millennials will be willing or able to take socially responsible investing — especially if it means their nest egg earns less than the stock market overall. As people age, the fear of...
December 3, 2014 Does Social Impact Demand Financial Sacrifice?
A growing number of social impact investment firms are onto their second or third funds, a reliable sign that the earliest funds had returns good enough to make their limited partners want to come back for more. SJF Ventures of...
The number of shareholder proposals regarding proxy access and cybersecurity likely will see big jumps in the 2015proxy season, an attorney said Nov. 18. “Looking ahead to 2015, we're expecting a fairly significant increase in...
November 21, 2014 U.S. managed assets with socially responsible criteria rise - reportSource: Yahoo
NEW YORK - The share of U.S. managed assets invested with environmental, social or similar criteria rose 50 percent over the past two years, a foundation that tracks the field said, because of new disclosure standards and client...
November 18, 2014 Socially responsible investors in EU adopt active role
EurActiv.com - Strategies aimed at directly impacting society are becoming more popular among European investors focused on green and social investing, according to a îEurosifî report. Socially responsible investing...
one.trust.org - A pioneer in data transparency was the îExtractive Industries Transparency Initiativeî, a global coalition of governments, companies and civil society that works on improving accountability by...
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