South Africa

“New responsible investing index outperforms ALSI SWIX” – Moneyweb – April 14, 2016

An article published on Moneyweb on April 14, 2016 profiles the Old Mutual Responsible Investment Equity Index in South Africa.  “It achieved cumulative returns of 70.8% over the period, while the Shareholder Weighted Index (SWIX) – from which it is drawn – achieved cumulative returns of 65% over the same period.  The returns were based […]

“JSE firms face deadline for gender policy compliance” – Business Day live – March 15, 2016

On March 15, 2016 Business Day live reported that companies listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) have until January 1, 2017 “to report on what steps they have taken to increase female representation on their boards.  The policy was introduced in August last year and now forms part of the listing requirements of the […]