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The Realities of Robo-Voting

ACCF Report Finds Numerous Asset Managers Voting in Lockstep with Proxy Advisor Recommendations

As Donald Trump faces down Xi Jinping on trade, a vehicle emissions rule could get in the way

The Washington Times
We should restore the MAC credits and seek policy solutions that are consistent with an America First trade agenda. This would incent the use of innovative U.S. technology in a strategic industry for years to come.

Bolstering U.S. Corporate Governance Would Help Check China’s Dominance Agenda

President Donald Trump’s tariff diplomacy has provoked criticism at home and abroad. Contained within his...

New Report Highlights Impact & Extent of Flawed Proxy Advisor Recommendations 

New Report Highlights Impact & Extent of Flawed Proxy Advisor Recommendations  ACCF-commissioned research confirms alarming practice...

Mr. President, It’s Time for Zero Tariffs

Wall Street Journal
Strategically, offering the carrot of zero tariffs will allow America to seize the moral high ground in the trade debate. It will also put the U.S. in a stronger position as you negotiate with China to end some of Beijing’s most abusive trade policies.

The 5 surprising things about the new USMCA trade agreement

Washington Post Monkey Cage
ACCF Scholar Chad Bown on six big changes NAFTA's replacement, the USMCA, makes

Shakeup at CalPERS board: Police officer unseats pension fund’s president

Sacramento Bee
CalPERS is considered underfunded because its assets are worth about 71 percent of what it owes in promised benefits to retirees and public employees. Some cities, including Corona, have complained that rising pension costs are inhibiting their ability to fund other services.

ACCF Applauds SEC Call for Roundtable on the Proxy Process

“The SEC’s rules governing the proxy process are at the center of investor participation in the corporate governance of public companies. The decision to hold a roundtable to gather stakeholder input is an strong signal that the commission is serious about ensuring the concerns of investors are appropriately represented,” said Tim Doyle, General Counsel and Vice President of Policy at the American Council for Capital Formation.

Clean Capitalist Coalition Launches During National Clean Energy Week

"Unleashing the power of the free-market is the most effective and efficient way to address the challenges posed by climate change. We need to signal to the markets that investment in innovation and clean energy technologies is a win-win. I look forward to working together with the Clean Capitalist Coalition to promote policies that achieve this goal," said Drew Bond, senior fellow and director of energy innovation programs at ACCF.

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    Big picture – voters rejected policies that would raise energy costs on consumers when put before them on the ballot last night – the carbon tax initiative in Washington state, renewable energy mandate in Arizona and limits on exploration and drilling in Colorado and Alaska. In Arizona, voters overwhelmingly rejected a 50-percent renewable energy mandate. […]
    Robert Dillon
  • New Study Finds Environmental Proxy Fights Are Damaging to Shareholders
    There is a longstanding claim that social and environmental (E&S) shareholder proposals are beneficial for investors. However, a new study found that neither public companies nor their shareholders see financial benefit from a shareholder proposal process that is used to promote a political agenda. Continue reading
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