The Department of Labor's intervention seeking a U.S. Supreme Court hearing on the responsibilities of fiduciaries concerning company stock as an investment option in defined contribution plans might ...
December 09, 2013
Money managers might need to charge clients for proxy voting to help finance the expense , Michelle Edkins, managing director and global head of corporate governance and responsible investment,...
December 05, 2013 | 04:20 pm
The Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan and the British Columbia Investment Management Corp. have made specific proposals to the Ontario Securities Commission on increasing gender diversity among members...
November 25, 2013
Norway's Government Pension Fund Global, Oslo, should delegate decisions on divestment to Norges Bank Investment Management, which manages the 3.3 trillion Norwegian kroner ($577.4 billion) fund,...
November 11, 2013 | 04:08 pm
Cohen & Steers Inc. plans to separate the chairman and CEO roles, effective Jan. 1.
November 11, 2013 | 05:15 pm
Oracle Corp. shareholders rejected the pay packages of CEO Larry Ellison and other executives, hewing to the calls by institutional investors and a proxy adviser that said their compensation is out...
October 31, 2013 | 04:24 pm
A group of 71 institutional investors worldwide launched a coordinated effort targeting 45 of the world's top fossil fuel and power companies, calling on them to shift to greener energy sources or...
October 24, 2013 | 04:06 pm
Twenty-First Century Fox Inc., shareholders voted with corporate management on all proxy proposals, including electing all 12 directors and ratifying CEO and other top executive compensation as well...
October 18, 2013 | 03:31 pm
CalSTRS plans to vote against the election of all 12 directors, including K. Rupert Murdoch, James R. Murdoch and Lachlan K. Murdoch, to the board at Twenty-First Century Fox Inc.
October 15, 2013 | 04:09 pm
The landscape of institutional investing was beginning a transformation at the time Pensions & Investments published its initial issue in October 1973.
October 14, 2013
Only one in 10 compensation professionals at U.S. corporations believes CEO pay ratio disclosure will provide useful information for investors and companies, according to results of a survey by...
October 11, 2013 | 02:01 pm
CalPERS' so-called focus list program continues to demonstrate “strong evidence of excess returns” for companies targeted by the pension fund to improve corporate governance practices,...
October 10, 2013 | 04:31 pm
Nancy Adler joined Institutional Shareholder Services as executive director and head of marketing.
October 07, 2013 | 02:56 pm
Chicago Public School Teachers' Pension & Retirement Fund hired Marco Consulting Group to provide proxy-voting advisory services.
October 07, 2013 | 01:01 pm
New York State Teachers' Retirement System, Albany, is searching for a proxy-voting research and advisory firm.