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Perspectives on Cyber Risk
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July 31, 2017 12:20 PM |
A new report by Per Capita surveyed 4000 workers and found that that women's average superannuation at retirement is less than half that of men [read more]
July 10, 2017 1:35 PM |
Ernst and Young proxy season review identifies diversity and pay equity as key themes, environmental sustainability and unequal voting structures also emerging as themes [read more]
May 22, 2017 4:31 PM |
According to a new Strategy& study, in 2016 81% of CEO turnovers were planned, while the percentage of CEOs fired for 'ethical lapses' is on the rise. [read more]
April 24, 2017 3:42 PM |
The Australasian Investor Relations Association has released a draft 'blueprint' which aims to help listed companies better handle their ESG engagement challenges. [read more]
March 27, 2017 1:53 PM |
State Street Global Advisors has urged boards to focus on the risks a 'host of environmental and social sustainability issues' pose to long-term viability. [read more]
November 21, 2016 3:11 PM |
ACSI’s latest survey of board composition and non-executive director pay in the ASX200 has found that boards are continuing to evolve, but have further to go. [read more]
September 19, 2016 2:56 PM |
The US Business Roundtable has asserted that 'an increase in shareholder access to the boardroom cannot come without a corresponding increase in shareholder responsibility'. [read more]
September 19, 2016 2:53 PM |
In the UK, a parliamentary inquiry has been launched on corporate governance, to consider directors' duties, executive pay and board composition (including employee representation). [read more]
September 12, 2016 10:09 AM |
AMP Capital has released its 2016 Mid-year Corporate Governance Report, which sets out its proxy voting highlights and its current engagement themes. [read more]
September 5, 2016 4:39 PM |
The NZX is consulting on proposed updates to its corporate governance code, focusing in particular on board diversity, ESG, health and safety and remuneration reporting. [read more]
August 15, 2016 1:52 PM |
The UK High Pay Centre has asserted that its latest survey of FTSE 100 CEO pay packages shows there is 'no end to the rise and rise in top pay'. [read more]
August 8, 2016 1:44 PM |
A new leadership study has found that 76.62% of ASX 200 CEOs are Anglo-Celtic, and proposes steps organisations can take to improve cultural diversity (including adopting targets). [read more]
June 14, 2016 2:24 PM |
A recent report has found that in the UK many companies are improving the way their nomination committees operate, but that more can be done. [read more]
May 30, 2016 2:42 PM |
KPMG's new report has found 'considerable room for improvement' in the adoption of ASX Corporate Governance Council recommendation 7.4 on sustainability risk disclosure. [read more]
March 23, 2016 4:57 PM |
A new study of controlled firms on the S&P 1500 has asserted that the findings challenge claims that such structures benefit all shareholders by insulating management from market pressures. [read more]
March 9, 2016 1:13 PM |
AMP Capital has released its 2015 full year Corporate Governance Report, which discusses AMP's proxy voting over the period as well as its approach to shareholder engagement. [read more]
November 4, 2015 4:58 PM |
EY asserts its new global survey of institutional investors 'illustrates the significant gap between the nonfinancial reporting that investors want and that issuers offer them'. [read more]
November 4, 2015 4:56 PM |
The UK government has announced that Lord Davies' target to increase representation of women on FTSE 100 boards to at least 25% by 2015 has been met: the focus now shifts to executives. [read more]
November 4, 2015 3:29 PM |
According to ACSI, its latest report on board composition and non-executive director pay in ASX200 companies shows there is more to be done on diversity, and to ensure directors have 'skin in the game'. [read more]
March 11, 2015 10:50 AM |
Institute of Directors has published proposals to strengthen corporate governance standards centred around long-termism at board-level. [read more]
March 4, 2015 12:33 PM |
Speeches at a Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) conference give insight into the priorities of the regulator for 2015. [read more]
February 25, 2015 10:56 AM |
Macy's reaps the benefits of a diverse and younger board as most Fortune 500 company boards fall short of gender parity. [read more]
February 18, 2015 8:35 AM |
Harvard professor Guhan Subtamanian publishes his proposal for 'Corporate Governance 2.0', a governance revamp that seeks to resolve many of the issues hindering meaningful dialogue between boards and shareholders. [read more]
February 4, 2015 10:34 AM |
Global report reveals that Australia is lagging behind in its representation of digital expertise in the boardroom. [read more]
January 14, 2015 8:44 AM |
FTSE 100 companies willing to farewell long serving non-executives. [read more]
December 3, 2014 11:55 AM |
Diversity policies in Australian workplaces declared mere 'window dressing' compared to practical strategies, as Germany introduces a quota for female directors. [read more]
November 26, 2014 3:16 PM |
Australian survey reveals that females are paid less than men in all industries, with the highest pay difference of 36% in the finance and insurance sectors. [read more]
October 9, 2014 10:44 AM |
Survey reveals corporate governance practices of top 100 US companies. [read more]