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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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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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Incentive Alignment | Article

Study From BU Reevaluates Executive Compensation

23 September 2019 - “You get what you pay for.” When it comes to executive pay, the old adage holds true. Companies’ compensation committees typically evaluate their CEOs, like any employee, based on performance benchmarks, and like every employee CEOs...

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Governance | Article

Board Stock Ownership is Correlated to Company Returns

16 September 2019 - Corporate boards are vital in helping companies maintain a longer-term focus while executing on shorter-term priorities. The board’s position atop the organization gives directors a wide perspective on a company’s current path, and allows them...

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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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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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2019 Forum on Risk

Strategy | Article

Key Learnings From the 2019 Forum on Risk

9 July 2019 - On 30 May, FCLTGlobal Members and guests met in Boston for a peer-to-peer discussion on managing risk to support long-term value creation. The Forum on Risk: A Balancing Act provided a venue for participants to exchange examples...

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Staff Insights: Bruce Shaw

4 June 2019 - The expertise and rich experience of FCLTGlobal’s researchers is part of what makes our work unique and incisive. A prime example is Senior Research Fellow Bruce Shaw, the former CFO of Holly Corporation (later President of...

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Governance | Article

Data Shows That Diverse Boards Create More Value

28 May 2019 - Building a long-term culture requires a clear and active commitment from a company’s leadership, as they have the unique stature to establish long-term strategies and support long-term initiatives throughout the organization. Long-term Habits of a Highly...

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FCLTGlobal Director Named to NIRI “40 Under 40”

23 May 2019 - The National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI), the largest professional investor relations association in the world, earlier this month announced the inaugural class of its “40 Under 40” recognition program. The 40 Under 40 Program recognizes those who “have...

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Strategy | Article

How ATP Manages Investment Risk

10 May 2019 - Boards and executives of long-term funds, such as pension plans, sovereign wealth funds, and endowments, need to manage portfolios to meet their long-term purpose, which may be decades or more into the future. In Balancing Act: Managing...

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Voting

Investor-Corporate Engagement | Article

Do Shares With Different Voting Structures Perform Differently?

11 April 2019 - When considering going public, private companies often express concern about the perceived short-term fixation of public markets. In response, some choose to stay out of the public markets – to the detriment of our overall economic...

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