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News Item PIRC Welcomes ‘Shareholder Committees’ in new High Pay Centre Report
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.
News Item LAPFF Joins Clinical Trials Disclosure Campaign
4th August 2015 | UK Local Authority Funds add to Investor Pressure for Transparency from Global Pharmaceutical Industry
News Item HMRC Launches Tax Compliance Consultation
28th July 2015 | Improved Transparency Sought but Key Information to Remain Undisclosed
News Item MEPs Vote to Strengthen Shareholder Rights Directive
21st July 2015 | Country by Country tax reporting, shareholder transparency and voting on pay all given boost by EU Parliament
News Item FTSE 100 Reaches Initial Davies Target on Diversity
14th July 2015 | Female Representation on Biggest Boards Tips 25% but Steep Climb Yet For FTSE 350
News Item UK Regulators Announce New Remuneration Rules
30th June 2015 | Tighter Conditions on Bonus Payments and Clawbacks Now in Pipeline
News Item The Transatlantic Gap-What To Do about Chevron and Exxon?
16th June 2015| Shareholders Mull Range of Engagement and Resolution Options for 2016 AGMs
News Item European Shareholder Rights Directive up for Vote in July
June 9th 2015 | Country by Country tax transparency in the balance as MEPs ponder historic vote on wide ranging corporate governance reforms.
News Item Is Shell about to Leave ALEC?
2nd June 2015 | Opening for shareholder engagement as pressure grows over membership of climate denier lobby group
News Item Global Bank Misconduct Bill Closes in on Quarter Trillion
2nd June 2015 | Shareholders and customers foot an enormous bill for malfeasance but jail sentences still a distant mirage
News Item Transatlantic Gap in Oil and Gas Grows
26th May 2015 | Energy companies divide as shareholder groups move closer
News Item Call for Transparency on Asset Manager AGM Votes
26th May 2015 | Closer Alignment With Stewardship Code Needed says Share Action
News Item Record UK Shareholder Vote in Favour Of Labour Resolution
May 19th 2015| But National Express Board Remains Unmoved
News Item AGM Voting Out in the Open
5th May 2015 | Pre Meeting Transparency by LGS Australia - a Pointer to the Future
News Item National Express under More International Scrutiny
28th April 2015 | Pressure Over US Labour Standards Grows in Run Up to AGM
News Item BP AGM-Who’s Next to Aim for A?
21st April 2015 | Can investor groups establish a new global standard for climate risk transparency and disclosure?
News Item Louise Davidson Appointed CEO of ACSI
13th April 2015 | New Leader for Peak Australian Investor ESG Council
News Item Global Corporate Tax Gap in the Multi-Billions Says MSCI
14th April 2015 | Meanwhile LAPFF Seeks Tax Transparency from the FTSE 100
News Item Climate Resolution for BP AGM Gathers Investor Momentum
31st March 2015 | Asset owners and managers start declaring their yes votes.
News Item Accounting Standards Stay in the News
31st March 2015 | MEPs Pressure European Commission Over IFRS and Accounting Standards
News Item Prosegur in the Spotlight
24th March 2015 | London Investor Meeting Signals Focus on Human Rights
News Item Rio and Glencore
5th March 2015 | Tax Transparency as an Anti Takeover Measure?
News Item Lush Gains Fair Tax Mark
5th March 2015 | Cosmetics Giant adds More Country by Country Lustre to Tax Transparency
News Item Holding Banks to High Standards-Is That Unfair?
24th February 2015 | HSBC Chief Seems To Think So
News Item Investor Concerns Over IFRS Spark Healthy Debate
24th February 2015 | The Letters to Editor Page in the Financial Times is the newest forum for debate on the role of accounting standards in the financial crisis and reform of accounting standards
News Item ERAFP Announces 2015 Voting Policy
17th February 2015 | Tax avoidance and transparency joins diversity and climate on pension fund priority list.
News Item Trinity Mirror Says Sorry For Phone Hacking
News Item BP Matches Shell on Climate Risk Transparency
15th February 2015 | Way now open for investors to push new standard in energy sector
News Item Auditors Caught on Independence
15th February | FRC Issues Fine as Deterrent.....But Gives A Discount
News Item Two Big Reasons for International Transparency
11th February 2015 | PWC & HSBC revelations should help trigger an end to global financial and banking secrecy