News Releases

News Releases

New Report: Robo-Voting Confirmed

Numerous Asset Managers Voting in Lockstep with Proxy Advisor Recommendations

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 of robo-voting is real and quantifies scale of proxy advisor...

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.

Poorer and richer states shouldn’t be held to the same greenhouse...

THE HILL
A rare coalition of environmental and industry groups as well as lawmakers from both sides of the aisle have launched a market-oriented plan for...

Former Democratic and Independent Congressional Icons Join ACCF Board of Advisors

Washington, DC – The American Council for Capital Formation (ACCF) announced three new members of its Board of Advisors today. For more than four...

Mexico makes good on threats to impose tariffs on $3 billion...

The Washington Post
Mexico said it would impose import duties on $3 billion worth of U.S. products, including cheese, bourbon, pork and others, making good on its threats...

New NAFTA Must Protect US Investments

There are lots of reasons a U.S. firm might choose to invest in another country. In some cases, labor costs or access to new...

Leading National Associations Announce Launch Of First-Of-Its-Kind Investor Coalition

Former White House senior official George David Banks to serve as Executive Director

ACCF George David Banks Joins ClearPath Advisory Board

WASHINGTON, MAY 7, 2018 -- ClearPath has added thought leaders in the fields of energy policy and technology, as well as conservative politics and...

Worry About the Trade Deficit—a Bit

Wall Street Journal
There is a case for being concerned—though only modestly—about the U.S. trade deficit. The principal villain in this story is not China, Europe or...

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.

ACCF Applauds DOE’s $60 Million Investment in Advanced U.S. Nuclear Research

Washington - The American Council for Capital Formation applauded today’s announcement from the Department of Energy on its $60 million in federal funding for...

Position: Trade and Climate Attorney

The ACCF is seeking a Trade and Climate Attorney to join its team.

SOTU: Infrastructure Investment, Regulatory Improvement and Free Trade are Winning Policy...

President Trump should be commended for his efforts in shepherding the first major overhaul of our tax system in over thirty years.

ACCF Applauds Pro-Growth Tax Reform Bill

Statement from the American Council for Capital Formation on the unveiling of House Republican tax reform legislation.

New Report: Tax Reform Could be a Boon for Clean Energy...

The tax reform plan released by the White House and congressional Republicans could provide a substantially better climate for private sector research, development, demonstration...