Institutional Shareholder Services Announces Acquisition of CAER

Institutional Shareholder Services Announces Acquisition of Australia-based CAER Deal Strengthens ISS’ Responsible Investment Capabilities in Australasia SYDNEY (February 19, 2019) — Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS), the leading provider of end-to-end responsible investment and governance solutions to the global financial community, today announced it has acquired CAER, a pioneer in...

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The Journey to Australia’s Modern Slavery Act

The following information supplements our report detailing ‘A Modern Slavery Act in Australia‘   The Journey to Australia’s Modern Slavery Act The following section details the developments leading up to the introduction of a Modern Slavery Bill in Australia and also outlines some of the suggested mechanisms to be introduced...

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Appendices

  Appendix 1: Countries that Australia exports live sheep, feeder cattle and breeding cattle[1] COUNTRY SHEEP FEEDER CATTLE BREEDING CATTLE Argentina ✔ Bahrain ✔ Brunei ✔ ✔ ✔ Chile ✔ China ✔ ✔ Egypt ✔ ✔ Hong Kong ✔ India ✔ ✔ Indonesia ✔ ✔ Israel ✔ ✔ ✔ Japan...

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Background

  Investor considerations on intensive farming and live export Lonergan Research conducted a survey on behalf of Future Super that addressed respondents’ attitudes towards live export between March and April of 2015, which polled 18,574 people in Australia. This survey revealed that 78% of respondents were either extremely concerned, very...

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Definitions

  Direct Operations Direct operations can be broken up into two categories Intensive animal farming Live Export   Intensive animal farming Intensive animal farming operations are defined as the farming of cattle, pigs, salmon, shrimps and cage hens in close, confined conditions. Activities that are considered to be a form...

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