Found 4 article(s) for author 'Management'

Shareholder Activism on Sustainability Issues

Shareholder Activism on Sustainability Issues. George Serafeim, July 25, 2016, Paper, “A growing number of investors are now engaging companies on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues, in addition to traditional executive compensation, shareholder rights, and board of directors’ topics. In 2013, nearly 40 percent of all shareholder proposals submitted to Russell 3000 companies related to ESG issues, representing a 60 percent increase since 2003 (Proxy Voting Analytics, 2014). The topics of ESG proposals are diverse, ranging from disclosure of political contributions and compliance with human rights policies, to the adoption of a climate change policy. The purpose of this paper is to test the effect that ESG proposals have on firms’ subsequent ESG performance and market valuation.Link

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Great Men, Great Pay? Why CEO Compensation Is Sky High

Great Men, Great Pay? Why CEO Compensation Is Sky High. Nancy F. Koehn, June 12, 2014, Opinion. “Why are so many chief executive compensation packages so outrageous? And why do they continue to roar ahead of most workers’ pay? According to data released this month by executive-salary tracker Equilar, the 200 most highly compensated U.S.-based CEOs in 2013 received an average pay package of $20.7 million — including salary, cash bonuses, stock-based awards and other benefits. Each of those 200 executives took home more than $10 million in total compensation. At the top of the chart…” Link Verified October 11, 2014

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Sustainable Operations Management: An Enduring Stream or a Passing Fancy?

Sustainable Operations Management: An Enduring Stream or a Passing Fancy? David Drake, September 3, 2013, Paper. “Paul Kleindorfer was among the first to weigh in on and nurture the stream of Sustainable Operations Management. The thoughts laid out here are based on conversations we had with Paul relating to the drivers underlying sustainability as a management issue: population and per capita consumption growth, the limited nature of resources and sinks, and the responsibility and exposure of firms to ensuing ecological risks and costs…” Link Verified October 12, 2014

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