News and Commentary
PIRC appreciates that this inquiry reflects the concerns expressed in the report on the corporate governance failings highlighted by the Committee’s recent inquiries into BHS and Sports Direct, and in the wake of commitments from the Prime Minister to overhaul corporate governance.
1 September 2016 I A broad welcome has been given by PIRC to a new report addressing short termism and challenging shareholder apathy in trying to improve company corporate governance.
4th August 2015 | UK Local Authority Funds add to Investor Pressure for Transparency from Global Pharmaceutical Industry
28th July 2015 | Improved Transparency Sought but Key Information to Remain Undisclosed
21st July 2015 | Country by Country tax reporting, shareholder transparency and voting on pay all given boost by EU Parliament
14th July 2015 | Female Representation on Biggest Boards Tips 25% but Steep Climb Yet For FTSE 350
30th June 2015 | Tighter Conditions on Bonus Payments and Clawbacks Now in Pipeline
16th June 2015| Shareholders Mull Range of Engagement and Resolution Options for 2016 AGMs
June 9th 2015 | Country by Country tax transparency in the balance as MEPs ponder historic vote on wide ranging corporate governance reforms.
2nd June 2015 | Opening for shareholder engagement as pressure grows over membership of climate denier lobby group
2nd June 2015 | Shareholders and customers foot an enormous bill for malfeasance but jail sentences still a distant mirage
26th May 2015 | Energy companies divide as shareholder groups move closer
26th May 2015 | Closer Alignment With Stewardship Code Needed says Share Action
May 19th 2015| But National Express Board Remains Unmoved
5th May 2015 | Pre Meeting Transparency by LGS Australia - a Pointer to the Future
28th April 2015 | Pressure Over US Labour Standards Grows in Run Up to AGM
21st April 2015 | Can investor groups establish a new global standard for climate risk transparency and disclosure?
13th April 2015 | New Leader for Peak Australian Investor ESG Council
14th April 2015 | Meanwhile LAPFF Seeks Tax Transparency from the FTSE 100