SASB comment period on sustainability accounting standards for 79 industries in 10 sectors is underway through 6 July. Why was project necessary? How should investors use this new information?
Lydenberg, CFA, wants asset owners and asset managers to consider how the investment decisions they make affect the systems around them that ultimately shape the market.
For investment professionals, a key idea in the discussion of ESG issues is that systematically considering ESG issues will likely lead to more complete investment analyses and better-informed investment decisions.
From the role and influence of proxy advisers to Japan’s planned launch of a stock exchange dedicated to higher corporate governance standards, let’s review important developments from November.
Sustainable investing — incorporating environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors into the investment process — is becoming increasingly mainstream.
The inclusion of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors in the investment process is gaining more and more traction in global markets.
From the state of corporate governance in Asia and integrated reporting globally to the United Kingdom’s launch of two new regulators in place of the Financial Services Authority (FSA), it’s time to span the corporate governance globe to review important developments from the month of April.
An issue that received increased interest in the 2012 U.S. proxy season was political spending — and the level of disclosure investors could expect from issuers.
Updating Canada’s rules for director elections, Indonesia’s Bumi drama, Turkey’s electronic proxy voting system, and ISS’ proposed policy changes.
While the core of a CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge remains stable from year to year, over time candidates and members will discern incremental change. The evolution of the global investment industry is inevitable, and the body of… READ MORE ›
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