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LGBTQ Rights @ SRI Conference

LGBTQ Panel at SRI While major advances have been achieved in the United States to protect the rights of the LGBTQ individuals (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trasgender, queer or questioning), there are still a number of countries where outright…

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SRI Engagement & Monitoring

SRI engagement and monitoring was a major theme during my first day at the 28th Annual SRI Conference this year (#AllinForImpact), although my 1st impressions were interrupted by the issuance of SEC SLB 14I, as previously noted. SRI has grown more…

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Part 4 28th Annual SRI Conference

Part 4 28th Annual SRI Conference in San Diego. Search #AllinForImpact on Twitter to see more posts. See Parts 1, 2, and 3. Yes, I know, this conference was held months ago but I’m still digesting… maybe until the next one. I could…

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28th Annual SRI Conference

The 28th Annual SRI Conference in San Diego was amazing. Search #AllinForImpact on Twitter to see prior posts. Mark your calendar for November 1-3, 2018. The SRI Conference returns to the Broadmoor in Colorado Springs. Get on the mailing list. 28th…

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July 2009 News Archives

Mutual Funds: Pass Through Voting? Various studies have shown that mutual funds often place their own interest in asset gathering ahead of their fiduciary duties. After studying proxy voting by US funds, Jennifer S. Taub (of UMass) concludes one…

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Availability at SRI Conference

James McRitchie, the publisher of Corporate Governance and one of three retail shareowners accused in the New York Times of holding Corporate America ‘hostage,’ will be in Colorado Springs November 8th through the 12th, attending the…

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March 2002

Kennesaw Weighs in on Corporate Goverance Reforms Enron, Global Crossing and other recent debacles have stirred a great deal of thinking in recent months. Kennesaw State University’s Corporate Governance Center released a set of17 principles…

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Fossil Fuel-Free Portfolios Wanted

Over half of sustainable, responsible, impact (SRI) investment industry professionals say that retail investors (65 percent) and institutional investors (53 percent) are currently expressing interest in fossil fuel-free portfolios in the face of…

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September 2002

CorpGov Bites How the Corporate Landscape Is Changing . CFO.com outlines the prospects for pages of corporate governance reforms. Providence Capital to another institutional shareholders meeting. This one will focus on Healthsouth (NYSE: HRC)….

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November 2004

Monks Pessimistic on Governance Reforms In an interview published in the Nov-Dec/2004 issue of The Corporate Board, Robert A.G. Monks, probably the most influential corporate governance leader, expressed his opinion that most of the recent…

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Archives: April 2001

Enhancing Director Performance Strong boards provide competitive advantage and add value. Six keys to top-performance based on research findings by P. Michael Masher and Talcum C. Munro are as follows: Peer recognition. Ego and the basic need for…

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August 2002

Board Services Grow Houlihan Lokey Howard & Zukin introduced a new Board of Directors Advisory Service to support outside directors with their increasingly demanding fiduciary duties. Houlihan Lokey will assign a team of investment bankers to…

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October 2008

Bankers Billions Analysis by Ryan Bubb and Alex Kaufman suggests that “policies that expand the share of mutual firms in markets in which consumer biases cause social costs or undesirable redistribution may be normatively attractive, even if,…

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July 2003

SRI Tilted Indexes Gain 1% A simulation by Innovest for a major US pension fund found that a slight “tilt” toward certain SRI criteria resulted in gains averaging 1% for five of six portfolios, with the one fund only underperforming by…

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December 2004

Calvert Continues Push for Women’s Principles According to Barbara J. Krumsiek, CEO of Calvert Group, the nation’s largest family of “socially responsible” mutual funds, 9,000 board seats will be opening up during the next…

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June 2002

CalPERS Fails to Act on Expensing Options “Stock options should not be treated as a business expense,” California’s Governor Gray Davis told the Silicon Valley Manufacturing Group at their board meeting in San Jose. (Davis backs…

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