|Corporate executives in Australia and around the world are expecting to pursue M&A in the next 12 months, and a majority say that engaging with a broad range of stakeholders is a key factor, according to EY and its latest Australasian Capital Confidence ...|
|Employees in inclusive teams are 19 times more likely to be very satisfied with their jobs compared to workers in non-inclusive workplaces, according to research from Diversity Council Australia (DCA).|
|The Australian Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility (ACCSR) has joined Deloitte as part of the Risk Advisory business and Reputation and Sustainability Practice.|
|Disclosure and transparency about tax payments continues to be an issue for global companies, as witnessed by this week's release of the Paradise Papers. The Paradise Papers investigation has sparked a renewed discussion of tax payments and tax minimisation ...|
|More than 90% of directors say that Australian business needs to "make improvements to corporate culture," according to the Australian Institute of Company Directors' (AICD) bi-annual Director Sentiment Index.|
|The Australian Council of Superannuation Investors (ACSI) is calling for legislation introducing non-binding shareholder resolutions as a remedy to current "flawed" framework for shareholder resolutions.|
|The issues of women on boards in Australia, remuneration and board and director accountability for company performance are clear themes of engagement for investors in the annual general meeting (AGM) season.|
|Christian Super has hired Ross Piper as its new CEO.|
|Law firm Allens has set a target to have at least 35% female partners by 2022.|
|The Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) is warning that progress has stalled in achieving the target of having 30% female representation across ASX 200 boards.|
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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