ACSI updates gender diversity policy to apply to ASX200 companies
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 8 MAR 2019  |  NEWS
The Australian Council of Superannuation Investors (ACSI) has updated its gender diversity policy to extend to ASX201-300 companies, meaning that ASX200 boards with one or zero women directors could face a vote against directors seeking re-election.
ACCR, CAER study gender pay gap at ASX100 companies
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 27 JUL 2018  |  NEWS
More than a quarter of ASX100 companies do not have a remuneration policy that covers gender pay equity, although the vast majority have conducted analysis to determination if they are any remuneration gaps between men and women, according to a new report ...
Persistent and increasing bonus pay pushes up ASX100 remuneration: ACSI
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 20 JUL 2018  |  NEWS
Chief executive remuneration continues to rise, pushed by "persistent and increasing bonus payments", according to the latest analysis of CEO pay by the Australian Council of Superannuation Investors (ACSI).
Women make up 30% of ASX100 board positions: AICD
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 14 JUN 2018  |  NEWS
Women now account for 30% of board positions across the ASX100, and 27.7% of the ASX200, according to the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD).
ASX adds social license to operate, TCFD to corporate governance guide
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 14 MAY 2018  |  NEWS
The ASX Corporate Governance Council has proposed a further evolution to its recommendations for how listed companies disclose environmental and social sustainability risks, including social license to operate and greater guidance on carbon risk.
Regnan research finds correlation between company performance, conduct culture
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 27 APR 2018  |  NEWS
There is a positive correlation between share performance of a company and executive management of ethics and conduct culture, according to new research from Regan.
Majority of ASX200 boards gravitate to known candidates for board positions: 30% Club
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 27 APR 2018  |  NEWS
Two-thirds of ASX 200 boards "always or sometimes" gravitate to candidates who are known to board members when they are selecting new directors, according to new data from the 30% Club.
Examining the corporate governance implications of share buybacks
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 13 APR 2018  |  NEWS
When companies announce share buybacks, are they returning value to shareholders, propping up earnings per share statistics, or responding to perverse incentives in executive remuneration?
ACSI report finds gaps in ASX200 codes of conduct, whistleblowing
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 16 MAR 2018  |  NEWS
ASX200 companies are not addressing key risks in codes of conduct and whistleblowing systems, according to new research by the Australian Council of Superannuation Investors (ACSI).
ACCR seeking shareholders for resolution at Rio Tinto AGM
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 9 FEB 2018  |  NEWS
The Australasian Centre for Corporate Responsibility (ACCR) is seeking Rio Tinto shareholders to support a resolution on lobby group spending at Rio's forthcoming AGM.
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