The fastest-growing cause for shareholders is sustainability

2016-07-13T21:01:33-07:00July 13th, 2016|Categories: Sustainable Investing|Tags: |

Ask someone to name the demands that activist hedge funds make of companies and they’ll likely list corporate governance issues like board changes and executive compensation, or perhaps some form of restructuring. In fact, the largest number of shareholder resolutions filed by investors — the method through which activists work — now concern social and environmental issues. This is a recent phenomenon, according to my research; the number of these resolutions has increased dramatically over the past five years. Political [...]