|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 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).|
|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.|
|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.|
|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.|
|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?|
|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).|
|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.|
|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.|
|The percentage of women on the boards of ASX200 companies has hit 26%, according to the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD).|
Climate change, diversity, and systemic inequality topped the engagement list for T. Rowe Price, with the global fund manager pressing for improved disclosure from corporations and asset managers on ESG issues.
Establishing a successful Australian hydrogen industry hinges on managing three challenges - cost, scale, and social acceptance, according to a panel of experts speaking at the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA).
The Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA) conference was timed with an announcement from the federal government that new offshore petroleum exploration acreage has been released.
TRUE Infrastructure Management has joined the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI).
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