26th January 2018
The Investor Forum has published its 2017 Review of Activities, identifying the companies with which it engaged last year – revealing a rise in its collective engagement activity – and providing an update on its stewardship activities.
20th December 2017
An EY Podcast with Andy Griffiths and Victoria Sant.
5th December 2017
The Investor Forum today publishes a document providing investors with a framework to analyse the complex issue of working practices in the apparel industry and a practical toolkit to help incorporate these perspectives into the investment process.
23rd November 2017
How can Fixed Income managers be effective stewards and what challenges need to be addressed?
2nd October 2017
View the press release.
10th July 2017
The report, authored by BankingFutures Co-Chairs, recommends a range of bank and government measures to support SME access to finance, advice, protection and redress, especially in the light of the Brexit vote.
BankingFutures – Pathway to Long-Term Value: Identifying and Defining Long-Term Value Drivers for Banks
10th July 2017
The report, authored by BankingFutures Co-Chairs and the Investor Forum, identifies five milestones and a series of practical recommendations to improve communications and support long-term value creation.
5th April 2017
The Investor Forum Response to the Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy Committee’s Corporate Governance Report.
28th March 2017
Article in the Daily Telegraph by Simon Fraser & Andy Griffiths.
Response to the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy’s Green Paper on Corporate Governance Reform
17th February 2017
The Investor Forum has responded to the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy’s Green Paper on Corporate Governance Reform. The Forum’s response is informed by its broad experience of practical engagement with Companies.
19th January 2017
View the press release.
6th December 2016
To consider and discuss asset owner perspectives on the past, present and future of sustainable investment, FTSE Russell hosted an asset owner roundtable in London on 6 December 2016. This panel formed part of a high profile event to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the FTSE4Good Index Series and the launch of the ESG Ratings data model on FTSE Russell’s online client analytics platform (QSD).
18th October 2016
The Investor Forum today announces the launch of its Collective Engagement Framework. This is a step by step guide for investors which details how they can participate collectively with other investors through the Investor Forum, and within the confines of the law and regulatory regime, in order to address corporate governance and strategic concerns directly with company boards.
20th September 2016
The Investor Forum today issues a press release responding to the statement made by Sports Direct International plc regarding the update on the Independent Review and Workers' Representative.
9th September 2016
The Investor Forum today issues a press release responding to events surrounding Sports Direct's AGM and collective shareholder meeting.
Sports Direct International plc – calling for an independent review of its entire governance practices
25th August 2016
The Investor Forum today issues a press release calling on Sports Direct International plc to commit to a fully independent review of its entire governance practices.
Three year funding commitment from leading investors and Government endorsement for values and objectives
14th March 2016
The Investor Forum announces that it has secured a three year funding commitment from leading investors and has Government endorsement for its values and objectives. The commitment moves the Forum to a sustainable operating model and provides a platform from which it can engage with all of its current members and other asset managers and owners. The Forum will now launch a membership fee consultation and begin the next phase of its development, resource the team to deliver a range of stewardship services to investors and company boards and scale its engagement impact in a safe and secure environment. What's this item about? What makes it interesting? Write a catchy description to grab your audience's attention...
15th March 2015
View the article from the Financial Times.
The Investor Forum formally launches its inaugural discussion paper, new website and announced its newly-formed Board of Directors
27th October 2014
On the 27 October, at a joint event with BIS and the IMA, the Investor Forum formally launched its inaugural discussion paper, new website and announced its newly-formed Board of Directors. At the event, Anne Richards, CIO of Aberdeen Asset Management, introduced the speakers as host,which were Dr Vince Cable, Secretary of State, Helena Morrissey, Chairman of the IMA and Simon Fraser, Chairman of the Investor Forum. The event was well attended by the Forum’s key stakeholders in the investment community. These included portfolio managers, corporate governance professionals, asset owners, investment consultants and regulators.