Study: Less Turnover, Better Performance at Firms Well-Rated by GMI

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

February 8, 2013 Study: Less Turnover, Better Performance at Firms Well-Rated by GMI By Kimberly Gladman GMI Ratings seeks to analyze board quality based on publicly available information-principally proxy disclosures about directors’ qualifications, biographies, and their relationships to the company and each other. But, skeptics often note, board discussions happen …

Investors and analysts use extra-financial information in decision-making, suggests new research

Ethical Markets SRI/ESG News

The Prince’s Accounting for Sustainability Project (A4S), the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), and Radley Yeldar For immediate release Wednesday 25 July 2012 Investors and analysts use extra-financial information in decision-making, suggests new research Investors and analysts use extra-financial information reported by companies to help analyze the performance of those companies …

Summary & Analysis of Results of 2012 Lobbying Disclosure Resolutions

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June 20, 2012 Summary & Analysis of Results of 2012 Lobbying Disclosure Resolutions Shareholder votes for lobbying disclosure resolutions indicated strong support in the second year since first being introduced in 2011. Shareholders filed resolutions at 38 corporations asking them to report on federal and state lobbying expenditures, including indirect …