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ISS Continues Portfolio Expansion With iiWisdom Governance Portal

August 20, 2016 [Center News Story]

ISS announced this week it will be acquiring San Francisco-based iiWisdom’s Interactive …

Shareholder Activism Numbers Send Mixed Signals in 2016; “Change Campaign” Numbers Recede Slightly

August 20, 2016 [Center News Story]

Shareholder activist campaigns are up 17% worldwide and 9.7% in the U.S. in the first half …

Following California Loss, SEIU Backs off Arizona Hospital Executive Pay Cap Ballot Measure

August 20, 2016 [Center News Story]

A ballot measure in Arizona which would have capped the pay of hospital executives at …

US and UK Companies Most Focused on Equity Compensation, Says New Global Study

August 20, 2016 [Center News Story]

CEOs of large companies in the US and UK receive about 62% of their total compensation in …

Rebuttal to MSCI Study on CEO Pay and Performance Shows Strong Alignment When Using Realizable Pay

August 13, 2016 [Center News Story]

 CEO pay and company performance are generally well-aligned when realizable pay rather …

International Monetary Fund Study Finds "No Empirical Evidence" for Piketty's Inequality Theory

August 13, 2016 [Center News Story]

A year after Thomas Piketty's Capital in the 21st Century launched a global debate on income …