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New Data Privacy Report Finds Companies Reliant on Consumer Data Are at Risk2018-08-21T04:00:00Z
New Study Identifies Key Corporate Governance Differences Between Microcap & Larger Companies2018-08-01T04:00:00Z
University of Delaware Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance Selected as Successor Organization to IRRC Institute2018-07-18T04:00:00Z
Competition Now Open for Seventh Annual IRRC Institute Research Award Examining the Interaction Between the Real Economy and Investing2018-05-03T04:00:00Z
New Report Finds Investors Going Beyond Impact Measurement to Assess the Effectiveness of System-level and Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Investing2018-03-12T04:00:00Z“Roadmap” report offers guidance for measuring effectiveness of system-level and SDG Investing; Applies in-depth example to addressing SDG on Climate Action
Winners of 2017 IRRC Institute Research Award Find Structure of CEO Pay Incentivizes Actions that Boost Short-term Stock Price, But Destroy Long-Term Value2017-12-19T05:00:00Z
Activism at Public Companies Erodes Gender, Racial and Ethnic Diversity, but also Results in Younger, More Independent Boards2017-08-24T04:00:00Z
New Report Details How Central Banks and Development Finance Institutions Try to Affect the World’s Environmental, Societal, and Financial Systems2017-07-27T04:00:00Z
6 to 7.5 Million U.S. Retail Jobs At Risk Due To Automation2017-05-18T04:00:00ZA new analysis finds that 6 to 7.5 million retail jobs likely will be automated out of existence in the coming years, leaving a large portion of the retail workforce at risk of becoming “stranded workers.”
Competition Opens for Sixth Annual IRRC Institute Research Award Focused on the Interaction Between the Real Economy and Investing2017-04-27T04:00:00ZThe Investor Responsibility Research Center Institute (IRRCi) today opened its sixth annual competition for research that examines the interaction between the real economy and investment theory. Practitioners and academics are invited to submit research papers by October 6, 2017, for consideration by a blue-ribbon panel of judges with deep finance and investment experience.
First-ever Typology Helps Investors Navigate Varied Approaches to ESG Integration2017-04-25T04:00:00ZReport identifies key differences in ESG integration approaches among 70 profiled investors with $19.9 trillion in assets; classifies six prevailing ESG archetypes
New Study Finds Little Age Diversity Within Corporate Boards2017-03-21T04:00:00ZA new report finds that there is very little age diversity within the boardrooms of S&P 500 companies.
Corporate Disclosure of State Lobbying Virtually Non-Existent; Just One S&P 500 Company Reports All State Lobbying Expenditures2017-03-01T05:00:00ZState Lobbying Spending Concentrated Among Handful of Corporate Giants, Health Care Companies, and Altria . Only 25 Percent of Corporate Boards Have Board-level Policies on Lobbying
New Study Provides Comprehensive, Hard Data on Hot Topic of Corporate Board Refreshment2017-01-24T05:00:00ZThe intense focus that investors and others have placed on board refreshment has begun to pay off. But, structural trends and governance practices that encourage longer tenures could slow, or even reverse this progress over the next decade, according to a new study.
Winners of 2016 IRRC Institute Research Award Examine Controversial Investor Issue of Short-Termism2016-12-07T05:00:00ZTwo research papers that have the potential to reshape investor thinking on the detrimental impacts of short-term investing have won the Investor Responsibility Research Center Institute (IRRCi) annual investor research competition.
New Report: Investors Finding Innovative Paths to Address Systemic Environmental, Social, Financial Issues2016-11-07T05:00:00Z"State of the Industry" Report Finds 50 Profiled Investors With $17.3 Trillion in Assets Moving Beyond Portfolio Diversification; Identifies Ten Investor Tools for Intentional, Systems-Related Investing
Corporate Directors Identify Four Key Reasons For Stock Buyback Programs2016-08-22T04:00:00Z
New Study Examines Food Safety Practices of 60 Public Companies and Identifies Five Key Industry Trends2016-07-12T04:00:00ZFew Corporate Boards Have Relevant Expertise, CEO Compensation Rarely Linked to Food Safety, Food Companies Often Lack Disclosure Consistency
Competition Opens For Fifth Annual Investor Research Award2016-06-09T04:00:00ZTwo Winners Will Receive $10,000 and Present Research at the 2016 Columbia University Millstein Center for Global Markets and Corporate Governance Forum
Nation's Top Utility Companies Take Varied Approaches to Business Risks Posed by Climate Change, from Forward-Looking to Defense of Status Quo2016-04-13T04:00:00ZMost Utilities Lack Boards with Relevant Climate Science Expertise; Six Companies Still Rely on Coal for More Than 75 Percent of Energy
Controlled Companies Generally Underperform And Boards Less Diverse, New Study Finds2016-03-17T04:00:00ZCEO Pay Significantly Higher At Companies With Multiple Share Classes Webinar Scheduled for Thursday, March 31st at 1 PM ET to Review Findings
New Report: Successful CEO Transitions Correlate with More Robust Disclosure, but Succession Planning Disclosure Frequently is Non-Existent and Often Inconsistent2016-02-29T05:00:00Z
Corporate Risk Disclosures Dominated by Non-Specific "Boilerplate" and Fail to Provide Investors with a Clear Risk Picture, New Study Finds2016-01-21T05:00:00ZCorporate risks disclosed by public companies in Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filings often are generic and do not provide investors with clear, concise and insightful information that is company-specific.
Winners of 2015 IRRC Institute Research Award Challenge Conventional Wisdom on Fossil Fuel Divestment; Influence of Passive Investors2015-12-10T05:00:00ZTwo research papers that have the potential to reshape investor thinking on fossil fuel divestment and how passive investors influence corporate governance and performance have won the Investor Responsibility Research Center Institute (IRRCi) annual investor research competition.
New Study: More Than Half of Bond Agreements Include Poison Puts2015-09-28T04:00:00ZA new research report finds that the use of so-called “poison puts” – agreements that allow bondholders the right to redeem their bonds if a change in control occurs – have become more prevalent in bond agreements, especially among sub-investment grade issues.
Almost Three Quarters of Investment Professionals Use Environmental, Social and Governance Information When Making Investment Decisions2015-08-17T04:00:00ZNew CFA Institute survey highlights board accountability, human capital and executive compensation as important issues
Investors using ESG factors in investment processes, survey finds2015-08-17T04:00:00Z
Sustainable Products Fatten Corporate Coffers2015-07-08T04:00:00Z
Sustainability Initiatives Can Drive Corporate Revenue Growth and Innovation, New Research Shows2015-06-30T04:00:00ZRevenue from sustainable products and services grew at six times the rate of overall corporate revenue among companies, according to a new research report published this week supported by the Investor Responsibility Research Center Institute
What Metrics are Investors Most Interested In?2015-06-12T04:00:00Z
Calculating the True Cost of Carbon2015-06-03T04:00:00Z
Elect A Dissident, You May Win a Prize2015-05-24T04:00:00Z
New Research Documents Positive Link Between Corporate Human Resources Policies and Investment Outcomes2015-04-22T04:00:00ZAnalysis of More Than Ninety Studies Offers Evidence for the Materiality of Human Capital Factors to Financial Performance
Competition Opens for Fourth Annual Investor Research Award2015-01-14T05:00:00ZTwo Winners Will Receive $10,000 and Present Research at the 2015 Columbia University Millstein Center for Global Markets and Corporate Governance Forum
Institutional Investors, Proxy Advisors Fail to Use Economic Value Creation as Major Factor In Say-on-pay Voting2014-12-21T05:00:00ZNew Research Consistent With Recent Findings that Value Creation Is Not the Dominant Driver of Executive Compensation
Deep Misalignment Between Corporate Economic Performance, Shareholder Return And Executive Compensation2014-11-26T05:00:00ZOnly 12% of CEO Pay Determined by Economic Performance; More than 75% of S&P 1500 Companies Not Equipped to Measure, Manage Key Factors Driving Sustained Corporate Value
What's a CEO Really Worth?2014-11-21T05:00:00Z
Nanotechnology and the S&P 5002014-11-03T05:00:00Z
New Nanotechnology Study Serves As Investor Guide To Key Issues And Corporate Disclosures2014-10-07T04:00:00ZNanotechnology Rapidly Growing $3 Trillion Global Industry, But Health and Environmental Considerations Could Trigger Legal, Reputational Issues and Public Resistance
New Research Explains High-Frequency Trading; Offers Potential Solution to Address Key Issues2014-09-03T04:00:00Z“Information Transmission Zoning” Would Require No Major Regulatory Changes and Minimal Financial information Flow Re-Architecting
Challenges of Cybersecurity2014-08-18T04:00:00Z
PwC and IRRC Institute Release New Cybersecurity Report; Offers Investors Strategies to Evaluate Risk Amid Opaque Corporate Disclosures2014-07-30T04:00:00ZWebinar on August 20, 2014 to Review Report Findings
Study Asserts Startling Number of Insider Trading Rogues2014-06-16T04:00:00Z
Two Groundbreaking Academic Mergers & Acquisitions Studies Win IRRC Institute Investor Research Award at Millstein Governance Forum2014-06-11T04:00:00ZResearch Examines Systemic Insider Trading Problem; Risk Aversion and Destruction of Shareholder Value
Shareholder Engagement on the Rise2014-04-25T04:00:00Z
New Study: Corporate Boards Exceeding Oversight Requirements On Environmental And Social Issues2014-04-21T04:00:00ZPaper, Forestry, Utility and Healthcare Industries at Lead, While Retail Lags
Engagement Between Corporations And Investors At All Time High, Creating High Satisfaction Levels From All Sides2014-04-09T04:00:00ZWebinar on Thursday, April 17th at 2 PM ET to Review Findings.
Founder to Control 96% of Moelis Voting Rights2014-04-04T04:00:00Z
Announcing: Investor Responsibility Research Center Institute Research Award Competition with Two $10,000 Awards2013-09-10T04:00:00ZThird Annual Contest for Best Research on Post-Modern Portfolio Theory: Uniting the Real Economy with Portfolio & Investment Theory
Highest Honor For Corporate Governance Excellence Awarded To Jon Lukomnik, Investor Responsibility Research Center Executive Director2013-06-27T04:00:00ZInternational Corporate Governance Network Honoree Acceptance Speech Challenges Corporate Governance Status Quo; Go Beyond Examining Individual Companies to Broader View of Financial Eco-System

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