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US Short-termism on ESG Investing Will Hurt Growth

27 August 2020 - FCLTGlobal CEO Sarah Williamson argues that the short-term ESG investing mindset in the U.S. will hinder growth in a new op-ed.

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Policy | In the News

Investing in American Equity

18 August 2020 - FCLTGlobal CEO Sarah Williamson identifies key features needed in a 21st-century retirement in the U.S. in a new op-ed.

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Policy | Article

Comment to the US Department of Labor on ESG Investing

20 July 2020 - The US Department of Labor proposed new regulatory guideposts for fiduciaries in light of recent trends in ESG investing. Read FCLTGlobal's full comment letter.

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Policy | Article

FRC revises UK Stewardship Code

31 October 2019 - Updates widen scope to span asset classes and geographies, and increase focus on activities and outcomes of stewardship

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Policy | Article

6 metrics to measure human capital

25 October 2019 - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has proposed amendments to corporate disclosures to include tangible measures human capital objectives.

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Policy | Article

European Securities and Markets Authority Hosts Workshop on Short-Termism

26 September 2019 - Representatives from FCLTGlobal were delighted to participate in the European Securities and Markets Authority’s (ESMA) workshop on short-termism, held in Paris on 16 September 2019. ESMA’s work on short-termism followed a Call for Advice issued by the...

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Policy | Article, Press Releases

Business Roundtable’s Statement of Corporate Purpose Prioritizes Long-Term Value Creation

19 August 2019 - FCLTGlobal commends the Business Roundtable and all 181 CEOs that have signed on to today’s Statement on the Purpose of a Corporation. Research shows that creating long-term value is a critical part of a chief...

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Policy | Article

SEC Hosts Roundtable on Long-Term Management

25 July 2019 - On 18 July, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Division of Corporation Finance held a public roundtable to hear from investors and other market participants about the impact of short-termism on capital markets and whether its...

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Stewardship Checklist

Policy | Toolkit

Stewardship Checklist for Long-Term Success

10 June 2019 - Effective stewardship codes help promote a mindset of shared ownership between investors and investees and are an important mechanism for investors to maximize long-term value creation. At the core of stewardship is deliberate monitoring and...

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Model Stewardship Code

Policy | Toolkit

Model Stewardship Code for Long-Term Behavior

10 June 2019 -   A good stewardship code helps clarify the responsibilities of institutional investors, laying out core principles to foster a shared understanding among stakeholders including regulators, investors, and investees. To ensure that stewardship codes put primary emphasis on...

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