The UN mantra becomes “principled pragmatism”,
and the importance of principled decision-making is underscored from regulations
to industry guidelines to risk-management programs, including the balance
of principles and rules for effective governance.
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CCGG (Canadian Coalition for Good Governance) has been an early leader in clarifying the high standards expected for its Canadian members to commit institutional investments, including an annual update [see ccgg.com]
CCPIB (Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board) representing the Canadian federal national pension obligations has adopted an “Independence. Accountability. Performance.” trident and updated its approach in 2007 with a Policy on Responsible Investing under the general principle of “responsible environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors can generally have a positive influence on long-term financial performance.” [ccpib.ca]
02Jun07 Economist Leaders @ p.15 Owner-Drivers:
A Good Thing, On Balance.
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