Council of Institutional Investors

Press Releases

Nov. 3, 2016 CII Posts FAQ on the SEC’s Universal Proxy Proposal
Oct. 31, 2016 Halloween Media Advisory: CII Targets “Zombie” Directors on Corporate Boards
Oct. 26, 2016 CII Applauds SEC Consideration of Universal Proxy Ballots
Aug. 23, 2016 MEDIA ADVISORY: CII Fall Conference – September 28-30, Chicago
July 21, 2016 CII Statement on Corporate Governance Principles Endorsed by Corporate Leaders
June 16, 2016 CII Statement on Investor-Unfriendly Bills Approved Today by the House Financial Services Committee
June 13, 2016 CII, Institutional Investors Send Letters to Congress Opposing Shareholder-Unfriendly Bills 
April 29, 2016 CII Publishes Investor Guide to Engagement on Cyber Risk
March 23, 2016 CII Statement on Investor Expectations for Newly Public Companies
March 23, 2016 CII Elects New Board, Names Theresa Whitmarsh Chair
March 1, 2016 Media Advisory, CII Spring Conference March 21-23,Washington, D.C. - PCAOB Chair James Doty, California State Treasurer John Chiang to Speak
Feb. 26, 2016 CII Appoints Ken Bertsch as Executive Director
Dec. 9, 2015 CII Publishes Two Reports on Investor-Company Engagement
Dec. 7, 2015 CII Opposes FASB’s Plans to Change Materiality Definition
Sept. 9, 2015 CII Fall Conference September 30-October 1, Boston Massachusetts - State Treasurer, Amgen Chair & CEO, FBI Special Agent to Speak
June 22, 2015 Amy Borrus Named as CII Interim Executive Director
June 10, 2015 Ann Yerger Resigns as CII Executive Director
April 2, 2015 CII Opposes Automatic Accelerated Vesting of Unearned Equity
March 31, 2015 CII Elects New Board, Names Michael McCauley Chair
March 9, 2015 CII Lauds Delaware Bar Proposal to Prohibit Corporate Fee-Shifting Positions
March 4, 2015 CII Spring Conference March 30 - April 1
Sept. 9, 2014 CII Fall Conference Sept. 29-Oct.1, 2014
Sept. 4, 2014 CII Issues Report on Best Disclosure of Board Evaluation Process
May 8, 2014 CII Elects New Board, Names Jay Chaudhuri Board Chair
April 21, 2014 CII Spring Conference May 7-9, 2014
March 5, 2014 CII Statement on Halliburton v. Erica P. John Fund
Feb. 5, 2014 CII Files Amicus Brief in Halliburton Case
Jan. 8, 2014 CII Petitions SEC to Let Shareholders "Split Their Ticket" in Proxy Contests
Sept. 9, 2013 CII Fall Conference - SEC Chair Mary Jo White to be Opening Speaker
June 21, 2013 CII Petitions NYSE, Nasdaq to Require Listed Companies to Elect Directors by Majority Vote
April 23, 2013 CII Elects New Board, Strengthens Policy on Auditor Independence
April 19, 2013 Statement from Anne Sheehan, chair of the Council of Institutional lnvestors
April 17, 2013 Statement from Anne Sheehan, chair of the Council of Institutional lnvestors
April 11, 2013 CII Spring Conference - Activist Investors Ron Burkle, Daniel Loeb and Barry Rosenstein to Speak
March 19, 2013 Save the Date - CII Spring Conference April 17-19, 2013
Nov. 26, 2012 Statement on Mary Schapiro’s Plans to Step Down as SEC Chairman
Oct. 25, 2012 CII’s Halloween Request to Top Bar Associations: No More “Zombie” Directors
Oct. 2, 2012 CII Urges Exchanges to Address Shareowner Rights, Corporate Accountability Concerns by Making New Multi-Class Stock Companies Ineligible for Listing
Sept. 19, 2012 CII Hosts Fall Conference in Seattle, October 3-5
April 3, 2012 Council of Institutional Investors Elects Anne Sheehan as Chair
March 22, 2012 Council Statement on Senate Passage of Jobs Bill
March 15, 2012 CII Hosts Spring Conference in Washington, D.C. April 1-3
Feb. 1, 2012 Council Study Urges Congress to Strengthen Investors’ Right to Sue for Securities Fraud