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.

ACSI, CareSuper announce nominations for Michael O'Sullivan ESG Rising Star Award

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 2 FEB 2018  |  NEWS
The Australian Council of Superannuation Investors (ACSI) and CareSuper have announced open nominations from finance professionals for the Michael O'Sullivan ESG Rising Star Award.

26% of ASX200 board positions filled by women: AICD

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 15 DEC 2017  |  NEWS
The percentage of women on the boards of ASX200 companies has hit 26%, according to the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD).