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In "The Concept of the Corporation," to quote the noted management guru Peter Drucker, modern big business is something that must be accepted by every country, for it is obvious that modern industrial technology requires some form of big-business organization. Therefore, "Big Business" is something that must be accepted as the very center of any modern industrial society. The central question, then, is not whether we want Big Business, but what we want of it; and what organization of Big Business and of the society it serves is best equipped to [help us] realize our wishes and demands..."
News & Updates
January 19, 2018 Does Socially Responsible Investing (SRI) Outperform?Source: nanalyze.com
In our recent article on Swell Investing, we took a look at some impact investing portfolios that allow investors to only invest in companies that “do good”.
January 17, 2018 BlackRock's Fink Wants CEOs to Say How They'll Use Tax CashSource: Bloomberg
BlackRock Inc.’s Chief Executive Officer Larry Fink is asking leaders of the world’s biggest companies to say how they’ll spend extra cash from the U.S. tax overhaul
January 11, 2018 McDonald’s Agrees to Global Phase-Out of Polystyrene Packaging; As You Sow Claims CreditSource: Environmental Leader
McDonald’s has agreed to end the use of polystyrene foam packaging globally by the end of this year, says shareholder advocacy group As You Sow. A proposal filed by As You Sow urging the company to phase out of polystyrene was...
Research & Insights
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,...
September 25, 2015 2015 Shareholder Activism Study From FTI Consulting and Activist Insight Finds Continued Appetite for Activism in Global Marketplace
GlobeNewswire - Steven Balet, Managing Director and activism specialist in the Strategic Communications segment at FTI Consulting, noted, "Recent examples of institutions and activists working together include Relational and...
August 31, 2015 Corporate Governance And Hedge Fund ActivismSource: ValueWalk
Over the past 25 years, hedge fund activism has emerged as new form of corporate governance mechanism that brings about operational, financial and governance reforms to a corporation. Many prominent business executives and legal...
Commentary & Opinion
July 5, 2017 Thud: Socially Responsible Investing Meets RealitySource: Wall St. Daily
But I’ll furnish hard proof today that socially responsible investors — among the fastest-growing demographics on the planet — are playing a fool’s game.
November 17, 2016 The Results Are In: Sustainable, Responsible, Impact Investing by U.S. Asset Managers At All-time High — $8 Trillion!Source: Hank Boerner – Chairman & Chief Strategist, G&A Institute
We have an important update for you today: The US SIF Report on “US Sustainable, Responsible and Impact Investing Trends, 2016,” was released this week.
Source: Market Watch
Wall Street loves its fads. And if you’re looking for hot trends touted by money managers right now, it’s hard to find one more buzzworthy than “socially responsible investing.”
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