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FCLTGlobal Adds Bernard Looney, Dilhan Pillay Sandrasegara to Board of Directors

1 September 2022 - FCLTGlobal announced today that Bernard Looney, Chief Executive Officer of bp, and Dilhan Pillay Sandrasegara, Executive Director & Chief Executive Officer of Temasek Holdings, have joined its Board of Directors.

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In the News

What you need to know about the new excise tax on stock buybacks

17 August 2022 - Companies will have to make a small, but new strategic calculation when it comes to returning capital to investors after President Biden signed a new 1% excise tax on stock buybacks as part of the Inflation Reduction Act.

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Podcast

Going Long Podcast: Rachelle Sampson

15 August 2022 - Rachelle Sampson is an Associate Professor at the University of Maryland’s Smith School of Business and the inaugural winner of the Panmure House Prize, an award for research into long-term investing and its relationship with innovation.

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In the News

There is no substitute for due diligence

10 August 2022 - How do you know if a manager is aligned with your long-term goals? FCLTGlobal's Ariel Babcock and Matthew Leatherman have some tips.

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In the News

Governance Matters podcast: Getting directors on board to tackle climate crisis

3 August 2022 - This episode of the Governance Matters podcast looks at changing board attitudes toward climate change and what investors are looking for from directors in terms of climate-related skills and knowledge.

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Strategy | Article

Dear Global Corporate Executive – Stay the Course

2 August 2022 - FCLTGlobal reminds companies and their leaders that, despite the chop your ships are weathering, those who stay the course through uncertainty will be the ones ultimately rewarded. Looking at data from past market downturns, including amid global crises, businesses are likely to steer to calmer waters, even treasure, over the long term.

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In the News

What long-term looks like: Tips for structuring mandates

2 August 2022 - The third edition of FCLTGlobal’s report, Institutional Investment Mandates: Anchors for Long-Term Performance provides a toolkit for mandate processes and behaviours to reorient towards the long term, including a rethink of KPIs that asset owners can use to evaluate their managers. The report demonstrates these concepts in reality by giving examples of asset owners and managers using them to good effect in practice.

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Article

Investing Capital in Communities Drives Long-Term Value for All Stakeholders

28 July 2022 - Communities are an important stakeholder for many companies and play a key role in their operations. FCLTGlobal recently hosted a discussion to gain a sense of how corporations and investors can better invest in their communities to create value for all their stakeholders.

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In the News

Mandates model from FCLTGlobal helps investors address long/short-term conflict

27 July 2022 - FCLTGlobal’s latest report provides a starting point for mandate negotiations that emphasise long-term provisions, rather than short-term incentives which it said are common in today’s investment contracts.

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Investor-Corporate Engagement | Article

What Investors Can Learn from a Company’s Shareholder Composition

25 July 2022 - For companies, cultivating a base of longer-term shareholders allows managers to refocus their strategy on the future. As expected, evidence shows having the support of long-term shareholders provides a buffer against being derailed by short-term shareholders and activists.

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In the News

The Contract Provisions Allocators Can Use to Keep Their Managers Focused on the Long Term

20 July 2022 - FCLTGlobal suggests incorporating loyalty fee discounts, making changes to performance reporting, and integrating net-zero commitments. FCLTGlobal, a nonprofit that promotes long-term investing, has provided new guidance to help asset owners and managers make longtermism a more concrete part of their investment relationships — by putting it in their contracts.

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Press Release

FCLTGlobal Updates Asset Owner Guidelines For Hiring Investment Managers

19 July 2022 - New report expands “Long-term Model for Institutional Investment Mandates”

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