E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co. on Wednesday prevailed in shareholder voting, winning a proxy contest showdown against activist investor Trian Fund Management and pitting CalPERS and CalSTRS and other...
May 13, 2015 | 03:02 pm
CalSTRS has voted its 3.6 million shares in E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co. in support of alternatives money manager Trian Fund Management's four board candidates.
May 11, 2015 | 02:50 pm
The California Public Employees' Retirement System backed E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co. in its proxy fight with activist investor Trian Fund Management, which the $305.3 billion pension fund...
May 08, 2015 | 02:32 pm
Nine large public pension funds asked the SEC on Tuesday to require companies to disclose more about their boards’ diversity.
March 31, 2015 | 03:32 pm
New York State Common Retirement Fund and Trillium Asset Management withdrew a shareholder proposal at eBay Inc., after the company agreed to revise its governance guidelines to include gender and...
March 26, 2015 | 02:44 pm
Prudential Financial Inc.‘s board of directors adopted proxy access, enabling shareholders to nominate candidates starting next year.
March 11, 2015 | 03:28 pm
PGGM NV and RPMI Railpen called on Oracle Corp. to implement proxy access, adopt an executive compensation structure shareholders can support and develop a policy to allow shareholders to communicate ...
January 26, 2015 | 04:04 pm
New York State Common Retirement Fund filed a shareholder proposal with Monster Beverage Corp., calling on the company to report any plans to increase gender and racial diversity on its board.
January 08, 2015 | 01:37 pm
Stephanie Neely, Chicago city treasurer, announced Monday she will not run for re-election in early 2015.
October 20, 2014 | 05:24 pm
Median director total compensation rose 6% to $239,918 in 2013, said a Towers Watson report released Wednesday that studied 474 publicly traded companies in the Fortune 500.
September 24, 2014 | 04:14 pm
Council of Institutional Investors, Washington, is calling for more disclosure of the self-evaluation process carried out by corporate boards of directors.
September 05, 2014 | 12:48 pm
Governance remains one of the thorniest issues facing defined benefit plan executives
June 24, 2014 | 04:42 pm
Nabors Industries Ltd. shareholders, bolstered by major pension funds, voted in the majority against the re-election of three directors, but the rest of the company's board voted unanimously to keep...
June 06, 2014 | 12:39 pm
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. shareholders approved the compensation of C. Douglas McMillon, president and CEO, and five other top executives and elected all nominees for director, despite opposition from...
June 06, 2014 | 03:01 pm
CalPERS' proposal at Nabors Industries calling for the company to change its proxy-voting counting to treat broker non-votes as having no impact won majority support from shareholders.