ASX200 hits 30% target for women on boards: AICD

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 20 DEC 2019  |  NEWS
Women now comprise 30% of ASX200 board positions for the first time, according to the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD).

Analysis: too big to be sustainable?

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 29 NOV 2019  |  NEWS
Two months ago, the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices rated Westpac Australia's most sustainable bank, and the 9th most sustainable bank in the world for its 2019 index series.

ACSI issues updated Governance Guidelines for ASX300 companies

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 11 OCT 2019  |  NEWS
The Australian Council of Superannuation Investors (ACSI) has updated its Governance Guidelines, reflecting the impact of the Banking and Financial Services Royal Commission and stressing the need to incorporate environmental, social and governance issues ...

Median CEO bonus payout near record high: ACSI

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 20 SEP 2019  |  NEWS
More than half of ASX100 CEOs received at least 70% of their maximum bonus entitlement, according to the latest analysis of CEO pay by the Australian Council of Superannuation Investors (ACSI).

ASX200 boards still below 30% gender diversity target: AICD

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 26 JUL 2019  |  NEWS
Four ASX200 companies still have no women on their boards, and overall, gender diversity on the boards of ASX200 companies have not hit the 30% target, according to the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD).

TelstraSuper joins Australian Asset Owner Stewardship Code

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 5 JUL 2019  |  NEWS
TelstraSuper has signed on to the Australian Asset Owner Stewardship Code.

Future Super divests from companies with no women on boards

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 24 MAY 2019  |  NEWS
Future Super has divested from listed companies that do not have women on their boards or who have not presented plans to improve their diversity.

Right Seat, Right Table, a guide for aspiring board members

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 15 MAR 2019  |  NEWS
Paul Smith, the co-founder of the social enterprise Future Directors Institute, has written a book offering guidance for outsiders who are seeking seats on boards. The book, Right Seat, Right Table, "offers a practical yet inspiring 'how-to' guide for ...

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 ...