The Local Authority Pension Fund Forum (LAPFF) has shown support for Amazon's shareholder resolutions, advising its members vote for 11 of 12 shareholder proposals.
The Local Authority Pension Fund Forum (LAPFF) has announced the sudden death of its chairman, Ian Greenwood, on Monday (12 November) night at age 68.
Since April, firms with more than 250 employees have had to report gender pay gap data. James Phillips explores how asset managers and pension schemes are using this in their engagement
Greater Manchester Pension Fund (GMPF) chairman Kieran Quinn has died aged 57, Tameside Council has announced.
The Local Authority Pension Fund Forum (LAPFF) has called for an independent review of Sports Direct's human capital management strategy.
Some of UK's largest pension schemes and fund managers have called on Anglo American, Glencore and Rio Tinto to be more transparent over climate change risks.
Shareholders have backed a resolution brought by a group of investors including 15 UK pension schemes to force Shell to measure and manage its exposure to climate change risk.
Five of the biggest Local Government Pension Schemes (LGPS) have committed to invest £152m in projects that will have a positive impact on the wider UK economy.
The Competition Commission (CC) has published its final report on the audit market, imposing a ten-year mandatory rotation requirement.
The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) has refuted concerns from institutional investors that the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) are legally flawed.
Recent regulatory changes may undermine the concept of pay for performance in banks and insurers and increase risk within businesses, Mercer warns.
A leading UK lawyer has suggested that International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) have "substantial legal flaws".
As the AGM season winds down, Naomi Rainey considers the corporate governance issues schemes need to know about
Investors have called for Rupert Murdoch to be removed from his dual chief executive and chairman role and reform of the ownership structure of News Corporation.
The Local Authority Pension Fund Forum has called for a wholesale overhaul of "broken" executive pay practices.
Local government pension schemes sometimes show "inconsistencies" in their valuations, Bob Holloway, head of the LGPS2 Division at the Department for Communities and Local Government says.
HSBC will come under fire from shareholders at its AGM today in the latest rebellion against executive pay.
Leading local government pension scheme figure Ian Greenwood has lost his seat on Bradford City Council removing him as chair of the £7.9bn West Yorkshire Pension Fund.
James Murdoch's decision to step down as BskyB chairman has been welcomed by shareholder groups.
Keith Bray looks at the rise of the Local Authority Pension Fund Forum and explains how, by acting together, council pension schemes can maximise their influence as shareholders.
Institutional investors should "blur the line" of responsibility for equity investments and empower boards by trusting them more, a governance chief suggests.
Local authority pension funds should start "dipping their toe" into social investment projects and allocating small portions of their portfolios to the asset class, delegates heard.
Schemes must channel their corporate governance resources towards oversight of remuneration committees to stem the tide of large executive pay rises, a high pay expert says.
Accounting standards were a "root cause" of the financial crisis and should be subject to a comprehensive review, according to the Local Authority Pension Fund Forum.