Archive | September, 2010

NSFM opinion: Case for Financial Transaction Tax

Hazel Henderson writes: Today, over 60% of all trading on Wall Street exchanges is done by computers – all programmed to compete to get the fastest execution of their trades at the best price.  Each trade generates a commission so the most trades make the most money.  The latest “innovation” is “high-frequency” or “flash” trading, […]

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Canada moves forward on ESG reporting with help from Ed Waitzer’s Hennick Centre for Business Law

Moving Forward with Corporate Environmental, Social and Governance Disclosure in Canada Posted by Scott Hirst, co-editor, HLS Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation, on Sunday September 19, 2010 at 9:42 am Tags: Aaron Dhir, Canada, Ontario Securities Commission, Social policies, York University Editor’s Note: Aaron A. Dhir is an Associate Professor at Osgoode Hall […]

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NSFM opinions: Endorse good stewardship

Frank Curtiss writes: Current changes to the UK stewardship regime offer asset owners in the UK and elsewhere the opportunity to shape the landscape of responsible share ownership. As someone who has worked in the pensions sector for more than 20 years, I believe it is time that asset owners took a clear leadership role […]

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