The U.K. government has set up a task force to develop improvements to voting processes in pooled funds.
Money managers in Europe have been ramping up stewardship processes, but investors still see room for improvement.
French money managers want the country's largest listed companies to improve board diversity by 2025.
Shareholder resolutions related to executive pay that received significant shareholder dissent at FTSE 350 companies remained high in 2019.
A group of institutional investors has endorsed a new tax reporting standard to better show much tax multinational corporations pay.
Two London pension funds are calling on asset owners to consider cybersecurity risk as financially material for fund investments.
Fiduciary management searches in the U.K. have increased, growing 10% to 946 in the 12 months ended June 30, a KPMG survey shows.
In half of the world’s listed companies, the three largest shareholders hold more than 50% of the capital, research has found.
Energy company executives agreed to provide large investors with information about the steps they are taking toward energy transition.
New disclosure requirements are expanding the duties of trustees and forcing them to delegate.
Asset owners called on money managers to focus on long-term investing not quarterly results at the CFA Institute's annual conference.
The Local Government Pension Scheme Advisory Board is seeking input from stakeholders on governance standards.
Ryanair Chairman David Bonderman will remain in his position following an annual general meeting, despite opposition from nearly a third of investors.
The number of shareholder resolutions in the U.K. increased 25% year-to-date July 31 compared to the same period in 2017.
The European Fund and Asset Management Association is urging money managers to set and follow a public engagement policy when dealing with companies.
71% of global institutional investors named directors' skill as the most important criterion, ahead of gender or ethnic diversity.
Railpen wrote to more than 200 of its holding companies requesting enhanced corporate disclosure in line with its new voting and engagement policy.
The Financial Reporting Council is seeking views on its proposal to revise the corporate governance code.
Three asset owners alongside eight money managers have confirmed a commitment to integrated reporting.
Thijs Aaten was appointed to the board of the International Swaps and Derivatives Association, the first member with pension fund expertise.
The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association called on investors to take a tougher stance on policymakers responsible for executive pay decisions, in its newly published guidelines.
The U.K.'s Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association and investment managers welcomed a green paper from Prime Minister Theresa May aimed at addressing executive pay and strengthening the corporate governance code.