Archive | September, 2011

Crowdfunding

We at Ethical Markets Media (USA and Brazil) are delighted to support Sherwood Neiss’s brilliant StartupExemption.  Crowdfunding is a natural function of the internet and the broader Information Age.  As a retail investor, I am part of the exodus from Wall Street, finding smaller unlisted local companies where I can kick the tires and know the […]

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Robert Monk’s Keynote Address at ICGN Conference

Here is the full-text of Robert Monks keynote address at the 2011 Annual Conference of the International Corporate Governance Network. L’Appel This is a call to those responsible for the savings and dreams of hundreds of millions of trust beneficiaries.  It is a call to you.  Like all calls, it may not be welcome.  This […]

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NSFM’s response to EU Green Paper on corporate governance

Just before the August holidays NSFM submitted a response to the EU Green Paper on corporate governance.  In reflecting on the ambitions of the EU and the current state of corporate governance in Europe, NSFM pleaded for a more heterox approach. Corporate governance should not mainly focus on the relationship between shareholders and companies — […]

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NSFM update: People and Places

Ann Byrne, CEO of the Australian Council of Superannuation Investors, has been elected to the United Nations Principle for Responsible Investment’s Advisory Council.  The Advisory Council serves as UNPRI’s strategic governance body. Frank Curtiss, Head of Corporate Governance at Railpen Investments, has been named UK Vice President and Treasurer of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators. Catherine Howarth, CEO […]

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