South Africa

“EM companies ‘going backwards’ on transparency” – Financial Times – July 11, 2016

On July 11, 2016 the Financial Times examined a new report published by Transparency International entitled, “Transparency in Corporate Reporting: Assessing Emerging Market Multinationals.” According to the article, “Transparency International assessed companies on three measures: the strength of their anti-corruption programmes; their organisational transparency, such as disclosing their subsidiaries, affiliates and joint ventures, which can […]

“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 […]