Archive | July, 2010

The Case for Broadening Fiduciary Responsibility

The Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights in Hyannis Port, Massachusetts held a conference entitled ‘Exploring New Directions in Fiduciary Duty’ on July 28-30, 2010.  Keynote speakers included James Wolfensohn, former President of the World Bank; Madeleine Albright, former Secretary of State; and Congressman Rob Andrews, Chair of the House Subcommittee on […]

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2010 Responsible Investment Journalism Award

Congratulations are due to Hugh Wheelan, managing editor of and an NSFM participant, who has won the inaugural 2010 Responsible Investment Journalism Award presented by PIRC (Pension Investment Research Consultants), the UK voting research company and Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd, the US law firm. The award, which is to become an annual event, […]

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Debate about what the REAL fiduciary duty is enters mainstream

The debate about fiduciary duty is one which NSFM members and others have been pushing whenever and wherever we can, but generally it’s in specialist circles and publications.  This weekend, the (UK) Observer carried an unusually challenging op-ed about what should be the real fiduciary duty of asset owners.  It was written by its business […]

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