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Investor Insights: (Re)Shaping Stewardship

Investor Insights: (Re)Shaping Stewardship

Supporting more effective engagement between investors and the managers of their companies.

Supporting effective engagement between investors and the managers of their companies.

The concept of stewardship has been around for as long as people have been asserting ownership over more things than they can, literally, keep in view. People have a natural desire to instil accountability in those entrusted with managing other people’s assets and it’s from this instinct that corporate governance and audit were born.

Developments in legislation and regulation, along with the ever increasing speed of decision-making required in the modern business world all test the existing stewardship model. On top of those pressures, the financial crisis has led to calls for an even more fundamental rethink of managed investment structures. Something has to give, hasn’t it?

So how can corporate stewardship develop to support more effective engagement between investors and the managers of their companies?

Explore the links and publications on this page for more views and information.  

 

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