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Three times per year, Rivel Research Group conducts comprehensive telephone surveys of North American and European institutional investors who vote the proxy. The insights developed are used by public companies around the world to gain perspective on governance

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The diversity of company boards stands to be a “key factor” in deciding whether or not to invest, according to a survey by executive search firm Green Park.

The poll of 63 institutional investors found that more than half (56%) believed the ethnic diversity of company boards would become more important in the next five years. Only 6% said they thought this factor was an important element of decision making currently.

GPIFGPIF expects that the selected ESG indices incentivize Japanese companies to improve their ESGevaluations and enhance enterprise values in the long term. If overseas investors focusing ESG with long-term horizon follow, the investment returns of Japanese equities are likely to improve. GPIF, as a universalowner (a large scale investor holding well diversified portfolio), and its pension beneficiaries areconsidered to reap most benefit by the optimization of investment value chain. Norihiro Takahashi, President, GPIF

...we find that banks with more gender diversity on their board perform better once the composition of these boards reaches a critical level of gender diversity, corresponding to a board female share of around 13-17 percent.

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