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ACCF-commissioned research confirms alarming practice of robo-voting is real and quantifies scale of proxy advisor errors
On October 10, the Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago, in partnership with the American Council for Capital Formation, ClearPath, and Oxford...
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.
"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.
On September 27, the ACCF hosted an Economic Policy Salon, "The Need for a National Energy Innovation Strategy." Headlining the event were administration officials Melissa...
A Wall Street Journal editorial examines recent SEC guidance efforts in the role of proxy advisors. BlackRock Vice Chairman Barbara Novice responds in a letter to the editor.
The withdrawal of the SEC letters could help the bill’s supporters achieve their goals without Congress. “It’s a great first step toward genuine reform of the way these proxy advisory firms have exerted their influence over corporate governance matters,” said Tim Doyle, vice president and general counsel of American Council for Capital Formation, which supports the bill.
Former Trump administration official George David Banks is teaming with other Republicans to launch a climate center. Robin Bravender/E&E News A former Trump White House...
Agencies that judge companies according to their environmental, social and governance metrics suffer from wildly diverging standards and “inherent biases”, according to a report by the American Council for Capital Formation.
The American Council for Capital Formation is questioning the ratings process used for ESG investments.
The American Council for Capital Formation hosted a July 17th Economic Policy Evening on “The Challenges of Retirement Policy.”
Washington, DC – The American Council for Capital Formation (ACCF) announced three new members of its Board of Advisors today. For more than four...
By Henry Fernandez The dean of Columbia Business School said President Donald Trump’s trade tariffs will not solve the effects of technological change and globalization on...
Former White House senior official George David Banks to serve as Executive Director
On May 9, ACCF Vice President of Policy and General Counsel Timothy Doyle participated on a Capitol Hill panel sponsored by the Savings and Retirement Foundation: “The Impact of ESG Investments on Retirement Wealth.”