Corporate Governance - Research & Publications

Corporate Governance - Research & Publications

The Realities of Robo-Voting

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

Are Proxy Advisors Really a Problem?

ACCF-commissioned research confirms alarming practice of robo-voting is real and quantifies scale of proxy advisor errors

Ratings That Don’t Rate: The Subjective World of ESG Ratings Agencies

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY As the trend of Environmental, Social, and Governance (“ESG”)1 investing has risen, so too has the influence and relative importance of ESG rating...

New Report: Proxy Advisory Firms Operate with Unchecked Power

A new ACCF report finds that proxy advisory firms are currently operating with minimal oversight, making recommendations that materially impact public companies’ proxy outcomes, operations and disclosure requirements.

Politics Over Performance: New York City Pension Funds

Bad Apple: New ACCF Report finds New York City’s public pension fund system in bad shape and getting worse

CalPERS and the Point of No Returns

New Report Analyzes How Politically Motivated Investments are Sinking the Nation’s Largest Public Pension Fund, Leaving U.S. Taxpayers Accountable for Losses