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2019 Forum on Risk

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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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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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Investor-Corporate Engagement | Article

FCLTGlobal Weighs in on Quarterly IR Communications With the SEC

5 April 2019 - Research has consistently found that the vast majority of corporate executives think that short-term pressure is changing their business decisions and harming long-term value. Recent work from FCLTGlobal has shown that an effective way to combat this...

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Policy | Article

FCLTGlobal Consults on UK Stewardship Code Updates

3 April 2019 - The global focus on responsible business practices has blossomed over the past decade. With that growth has come a greater awareness of concepts such as corporate governance, ESG integration, financial transparency, and fiduciary duty. Stewardship...

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Strategy | Article

How to Talk About Portfolio Risk

1 April 2019 - Long-term funds need to manage their portfolios to meet their long- and near-term expectations simultaneously. This challenge demands assessing risks and opportunities across multiple time horizons. However, board members and staff often use different language...

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Investor-Corporate Engagement | Article

Case Study: Long-Term Roadmaps in Action With Nidec

20 March 2019 - Many modern companies continue to find themselves meeting the burdensome reporting demands from various interested stakeholders. Frequent reporting of near-term numbers saddles companies with the work of unnecessary disclosures, and tasks investors with sorting through...

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Governance | Article

Three Dilemmas for Creating a Long-Term Board

19 March 2019 - A chapter in the upcoming new edition of The Handbook on Board Governance focuses on the strategic benefits of long-term oriented boards, co-authored by FCLTGlobal’s Ariel Babcock and Sarah K. Williamson, and Dr. Robert Eccles (Said Business School). A well-functioning...

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Investor-Corporate Engagement | Article

Case Study: Effective Investor Roadmaps From The Home Depot

5 March 2019 - Founded in Marietta, Georgia in 1978, The Home Depot (ticker: HD) is among the world’s largest home improvement retailers. Celebrating their 40th anniversary in 2018, the New York Stock Exchange-listed company generates annual sales revenues in...

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