Governance issues - podcasts

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    Why tax should be on the agenda for responsible investors


    In this episode, Sebastien Akbik, Corporate Governance Analyst at the PRI spoke with Kiran Aziz, Head of Responsible Investments from KLP and Daniel Mulé, Policy Lead, Extractive Industries Tax and Transparency from Oxfam America.

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    The role of Stewardship: reflections from proxy season 2022


    Join the PRI’s Bonnie Groves and guests John Hoeppner, LGIM America, and Aeisha Mastagni, CalSTRS, in this episode of the PRI podcast. John and Aeisha discuss this year’s AGM season and the trends that will shape future proxy seasons. They tackle voting on new and complex shareholder resolutions and the ...

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    What does corporate purpose mean for investors?


    In this episode of the PRI podcast, PRI’s Betina Vaz Boni, speaks with Timothy Youmans from EOS at Federated Hermes. They discuss what corporate purpose is, what the latest leading research says about the future of the corporation, and why this has become a critical issue for investors.

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    Fiona Reynolds reflects on tenure as CEO of the PRI


    PRI CEO, Fiona Reynolds, has a candid conversation with Chloe Horne, Specialist – Stewardship and Vaishnavi Ravishankar, Senior Specialist – Governance about her nearly decade-long leadership of the organisation, her agenda post-PRI and hopes for the future of the responsible investment industry.

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    The proposed global tax reforms – can they eliminate profit shifting?


    Our guest speakers, Alex Cobham from Tax Justice Network and Ryan Gurule from the FACT Coalition will be sharing their insights on the global tax reforms and implications for investors.

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    COVID-19 and corporate governance: impact on voting and engagement


    In this episode of the PRI podcast, the PRI’s head of corporate governance, Athanasia Karananou speaks with Sacha Sadan of Legal and General Investment Management.

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    OECD BEPS project and country-by-country reporting


    Richard Murphy, a chartered accountant, political economist, and co-founder of the Tax Justice Network, joins PRI’s Vaishnavi Ravishankar to discuss the OECD’s BEPS project with a particular focus on Action 13 and country-by-country reporting. Together, they unpack the concept by discussing the merits as well as challenges associated with requirements.

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    Corporate tax responsibility


    Robert Wilson (MFS Investment Management) joins the PRI’s Athanasia Karananou to discuss the issue of tax and why this matters to investors. This covers Robert’s work as part of a PRI-led investor taskforce to explore and engage on the issue of corporate tax responsibility.

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    Corporate climate lobbying in the U.S.


    Kathy Mulvey (Union of Concerned Scientists) joins the PRI’s Paul Chandler to discuss why corporate lobbying on climate change matters to investors, as well as the findings from UCS’ new report: The Climate Accountability Scorecard - Ranking Major Fossil Fuel Companies on Climate Deception, Disclosure, and Action.

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    Responsible investment news roundup - October 2016


    Five-minute roundup of the latest responsible investment and ESG news. This month’s topics include the flurry of recent global climate deals, Yahoo’s data breach, gender diversity in mining and Morningstar’s new sustainability indices.

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    Corporate ownership transparency


    Secret or anonymously-owned companies pose a number of risks to shareholders - both financial and non-financial. This is primarily due to the difficulty in identifying the actual (“beneficial”) owners. Eryn Schornick (Global Witness) joins the PRI’s Olivia Mooney to discuss the issue, as well as the tools available to investors ...

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    Proxy access in the USA


    Scott Zdrazil (New York City Comptroller) joins the PRI’s Olivia Mooney to discuss the development of proxy access in the USA. This includes an overview of the Boardroom Accountability Project, the company response so far and advice for investors on how to engage on the issue.