IRRCi Research Paper Competition 2018

The Investor Responsibility Research Center Institute (IRRCi) has opened its seventh annual competition for research that examines the interaction between the real economy and investment theory. Practitioners and academics are invited to submit research papers by Friday, October 19, 2018, for consideration by a blue-ribbon panel of judges with deep finance and investment experience. Two…

New ESG Research from IRRCi

IRRCi has an excellent new paper on the metrics used in the fast-growing field of ESG investing. Recent years have seen a surge of investor interest in integrating environmental, social and governance (ESG) information into financial analysis and investment decisionmaking. Signs of this trend include continued growth in the volume of managed assets that incorporate…

ESG Investment Papers Top This Year’s IRRCi Research Awards

Two research papers that have the potential to reshape investor thinking on fossil fuel divestment and how passive investors influence corporate governance and performance have won the Investor Responsibility Research Center Institute (IRRCi) annual investor research competition. The winners will be recognized today at the Columbia Law School’s 2015 Millstein Governance Forum, The Board-Centric Model…