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Hermes Calls For #CorpGov Code For Private Infrastructure Assets

Posted on February 13, 2017 at 11:10 AM

Hermes Investment Management is calling for an enhanced corporate governance code for private infrastructure assets.


It suggests the code "would provide essential social services to help close the governance gap and ensure consistent and optimal outcomes for investors, employees and other stakeholders."


In its paper ‘

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Investors: Key Agents For Change In Business Practices On Animal Welfare

Posted on February 2, 2017 at 12:35 PM

Spare a thought for business. In a world where guessing what's next on the agenda from those in political leadership becomes a major daily past-time, it must be hard to stay focused on what the consumer public's concerns are - and keep up with them, or be seen to do so.


Starbucks was very quick to say it would hire ...

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Focusing On Asia's Boardrooms With #PRIinPerson

Posted on September 5, 2016 at 9:55 AM

From my vantage point in Singapore, these are exciting times. This is how China reported the #G20 summit:

 


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UK PLC : A 'Digital Divide', Says CBI

Posted on April 21, 2016 at 12:05 AM

It has been an open secret. But now  the Confederation of British Industry (CBI)  - under the leadership of its first female Director General, Carolyn Fairbairn, has called it out.



CBI Director General: Carolyn Fairbairn

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Letting Business Speak For Itself: A Database On Human Rights

Posted on March 31, 2016 at 1:00 PM

Who would have thought it ? There is real momentum around ensuring the respect of human rights by publicly listed businesses.


We are getting one 'world first' after another - not only was the world's first ranking on human rights launched recently - covered on Forbes - but there's a database too, with sub...

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