Council of Institutional Investors

Section: November 10, 2022 | Vol. 27, Issue 42
ISS Seeks Comment on Proposed 2023 Policies
ISS has launched an open comment period on proposed changes to its benchmark voting policies. These changes pertain to a range of issues including governance structures, climate risk, board gender diversity and political spending.
Number of Controlled Companies is on the Rise, Finds MSCI

The number of controlled companies worldwide is growing, finds a new report titled Ownership and Control 2022: Global Equities Concentration on the Rise by MSCI researchers Ric Marshall and Jonathan Ponder.
PE Firms Fall Short in Meeting Institutional Investors’ Desire for More Diversity, Finds Survey
A new survey by McKinsey finds that while institutional investors are channeling more of their funds to private equity firms, the firms are lagging in their efforts to step up diversity and are providing disparate information about the diversity in their ranks to institutional investors.