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Just because employers are transparent with their compensation philosophy or ranges, it doesn’t always mean they’re equitable in their compensation process, says Andrea Bartlett, director of people operations at Humi. Pay transparency is the disclosure of certain compensation details by businesses, while pay equity is a process that companies can use to close the compensation […]


Morningstar Inc. is taking aim at the disparate ESG disclosure requirements still hampering the investment industry. In a recent report, Morningstar explored some of the issues hindering ESG measurement tools. “Simply put, ESG disclosures from issuers are all too often inconsistent and non-comparable and material information is not always available.” One key problem, it noted, […]

  • By: Staff
  • July 17, 2020 December 6, 2020
  • 08:15

Despite the key differences between sovereign wealth funds and public pension plans, the two institutional investors are quite similar in that they’re large, state-owned, sophisticated pools of capital. However, on average, the two types of organizations approach their real estate investments differently, according to a new paper by McKay Price, Collins-Goodman chair in real estate […]


As private markets continue to make up a large portion of pension plans’ portfolios, they can’t ignore the risk management of these assets. One issue to consider is implementation, said Nalaka De Silva, head of private markets solutions at Aberdeen Standard Investments Inc., during a session at the Canadian Investment Review’s Plan Sponsor Exchange conference […]


While investors want more disclosure and transparency, it can come with consequences. When the Securities and Exchange Commission launches an investigation of a firm for financial fraud, it’s voluntary for managers to disclose this. And even when the investigation doesn’t result in charges, firms that voluntarily disclose they were under investigation have significant negative returns […]

Institutional investors should anticipate next year to be one of increasing volatility.


Northern Trust survey says transparency requirements are lagging behind demand.

Thinking Outside of the Box

A holistic approach to integrating ESG across the portfolio.

The case for non-transparent ETFs

Regulators change would make ETFs better able to compete with mutual funds.

  • December 18, 2013 September 13, 2019
  • 12:13

Demands for transparency are transforming the industry.

  • June 19, 2012 January 20, 2021
  • 15:35