CalPERS witnessed more collaboration among asset owners on proxy proposals, with the exception of ones about executive compensation.
The Midwest Investors Diversity Initiative had a fruitful proxy season engaging with companies to increase board diversity in the Midwest.
The three largest U.S. pension funds are backing a bid by hedge fund firm Engine No. 1 to replace board directors at Exxon Mobil.
More companies are committing to ESG issues but shareholders are expected to push for more specific action in the 2021 proxy season.
As You Sow released scorecards to help investors assess S&P 500 companies' efforts on racial justice and workplace equity disclosure.
The 2021 proxy season for ESG issues promises new shareholder tactics and priorities.
Starbucks named Mellody Hobson to lead its board as chairwoman, making her one of the highest-profile Black directors in corporate America.
An investor initiative led by Illinois' treasurer called on Russell 3000 companies to disclose their boards' racial, ethnic and gender data.
The SEC voted to raise the requirements for submitting a shareholder proposal and approved higher thresholds for resubmitting proposals.
CalPERS and CalSTRS have taken different paths when complying with a state law requiring state officials to avoid conflicts of interest.
CalPERS' board is taking steps to change its governance, again.
Dawid Konotey-Ahulu is optimistic that the U.K. investment industry is facing up to the fact that it needs to address racial injustice.
First-time and seasoned investors in diverse managers are looking to add or increase allocations to diverse-owned money managers.
The racial wealth gap must first be tackled to address a retirement savings crisis and its disproportionate impact on communities of color.
Norges Bank Investment Management will publish and explain all votes against company boards at shareholder meetings starting Wednesday.
LGIM plans to vote against the re-election of Exxon Mobil's CEO, citing "a lack of strategic ambition" over climate change.
Despite disruptions to the economy, BlackRock was still able to engage with 688 companies in the first quarter, including on ESG issues.
More than 400 ESG shareholder resolutions have been filed this proxy season, and many are headed for votes at corporate annual meetings.
The SEC is pushing its registered entities to improve their response rate to a voluntary survey on diversity and inclusion.
A group of institutional investors has endorsed a new tax reporting standard to better show much tax multinational corporations pay.
A group of institutional investors has renewed its call for Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to give up his position as board chairman.
Two London pension funds are calling on asset owners to consider cybersecurity risk as financially material for fund investments.
In half of the world’s listed companies, the three largest shareholders hold more than 50% of the capital, research has found.
The Financial Reporting Council has substantially revised its U.K. Stewardship Code for investments made on behalf of pension participants.
Asset owners in the Northeast formed a coalition to increase the diversity of corporate boards for companies based in the region.