Council of Institutional Investors

Special Reports

CII occasionally commissions outside experts to write white papers and other reports on topical investment issues of interest to members and staff drafts position statements or testimonies as requested by lawmakers and regulators.

Dec. 19, 2019 *NEW* Critical Audit Matters Reporting: A First Look (a CII Research and Education Fund publication)
Sept. 13, 2019 Sustainability Reporting Frameworks: A Guide for CIOs (a CII Research and Education Fund publication)
Jan. 9, 2019 Board Evaluation Disclosure (a CII Research and Education Fund publication)
Nov. 8, 2018 Clearing the Bar: Shareholder Proposals and Resubmission Thresholds (a CII Research and Education Fund publication)
March 27, 2018 CII Roundtable Report: Real Talk on Executive Compensation
March 1, 2018 How Corporate Boards Can Combat Sexual Harassment
Dec. 7, 2017 Buyer Beware: Chinese Companies and the VIE Structure
Oct. 17, 2017 Build a Better Meeting
Aug. 2, 2017 Proxy Access: Best Practices 2017
May 10, 2017 Does Multi-Class Stock Enhance Firm Performance?
Executive Summary | Full Study
Feb. 2, 2017 Proxy Access by Private Ordering (a CII Research and Education Fund publication)
Dec. 22, 2016 Say on Pay Frequency: A Fresh Look
April 29, 2016
Dec. 9. 2015 Best Disclosure: Company-Shareholder Engagement
Dec. 9. 2015 CII Investor-Company Roundtable: Effective Engagement
Aug. 5, 2015 Proxy Access: Best Practices
July 16, 2015 Market Structure Roundtable
Nov. 6, 2014 CII Investor-Company Roundtable: The Shareholder Proposal Process
Oct. 2, 2014 Remarks of Jeff Mahoney to PCAOB Standing Advisory Group on fair value measurements
Sept. 4, 2014 Best Disclosure: Board Evaluation
April 2, 2014 Remarks of Jeff Mahoney to PCAOB on Improving the Auditor’s Report with an Emphasis on the ACAP Recommendation
Feb. 28, 2014 Best Disclosure: Director Qualifications & Skills
June 5, 2013 Statement of Ann Yerger to House Financial Services Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises: Examining the Market Power and Impact of Proxy Advisory Firms 
Feb. 2, 2012 Morrison v. National Australia Bank: The Impact on Institutional Investors
Related Teleconference: Navigating the Morrison v. NAB Landscape (members only)