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LACERS Seeks Proxy Voting Services

Proxy Voting Services Sought by LACERS

The Los Angeles City Employees’ Retirement System (LACERS), a $13.9 billion public pension fund, is requesting information from vendors with expertise in providing proxy voting services with a full range of proxy analysis and reporting capabilities. I expect they will hear from the dominant proxy voting services providers, ISS and Glass Lewis, but this also […]

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A Step Toward Responsible Investment @ Harvard

Guest Post: Dr. E. James M. Gifford, a Senior Fellow at the Initiative for Responsible Investment by way of Annie Olszewski, Research Associate at Initiative for Responsible Investment at the Harvard Kennedy School. This article was originally posted in the Harvard Crimson on May 28, 2014. Last month, Harvard University joined more than a thousand other global investment institutions that have signed the UN-supported […]

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Free Handbook: Corporate Governance and Securities Laws for 2013

Public companies are subject to an extensive and complex regulatory regime under the U.S. federal securities laws and stock exchange listing rules. This free handbook from Vintage Filings provides an overview of the securities law and stock exchange reporting, disclosure and corporate governance requirements applicable to public companies and their officers, directors and large shareholders. […]

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SEC's Commissioner Luis Aguilar on Portfolio Data Reporting

Deregulated markets were instrumental in the misallocation of our country’s capital and other scarce resources, which resulted in trillions in mispriced assets, devastated the savings of American families, and resulted in painful levels of unemployment that persists to this day. Just as a few examples . . . American families who had saved for decades […]

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Exchange Leverage

Stock exchanges can enhance corporate environmental, social and governance (ESG) disclosure and performance by applying ESG standards within IPO and ongoing listing rules, corporate governance codes, and by offering ESG-related traded products. A September 2010 paper by EIRIS, a global provider of ESG research, reviews the increasing role that stock exchanges play in enhancing corporate […]

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