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A new threat to gender diversity – shareholder activists

A selection of international research papers on shareholder activism trends and what they mean for Australian boards.

UK Good Governance Index ranks firms on good governance

The UK Institute of Directors has released its third “Good Governance Index”, ranking the FTSE 100 firms on multiple ‘good governance’ indices.

UK Governance Reforms

The UK Government has flagged significant corporate governance reforms, including new disclosure of pay ratios and reporting obligations for directors.

AMP Capital lists sugar and obesity as a long-term ESG investment trend for 2017

AMP Capital predicts the ESG focus on sugar and obesity will increase a notch during 2017, potentially impacting earnings.

Preparing directors for artificial intelligence whirlwind

Boards will need to pick their way carefully through a complex ethical minefield

Institutional investors using influence to strengthen climate-change governance

The world’s largest fund manager’s decision to publish specific voting information puts boards on notice over ESG risks.

Millennial muscle a global governance game changer

Millennials are the most powerful consumer cohort in history, and boards need to take notice

Heating up on Climate Change Disclosures

Climate change disclosures are inconsistent, incomparable and of poor quality. Is more regulation the answer for the Australian government?

Trust in crisis

The 2017 Edelman Trust Barometer reveals the largest-ever drop in trust across the institutions of government, business, media and NGOs in the 17 years of the survey.

Directors and Climate Change – Time for Leadership

Ian Dunlop FAICD presents a call to action for Australian directors.
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