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“Shareholder revolt called against Franklin Templeton” – Financial Times – February 12, 2017

On February 12, 2017 the Financial Times reported that Pensions & Investment Research Consultants Ltd (PIRC), the UK independent corporate governance and shareholder advisory, has advised shareholders to vote against the executive pay package at US fund company Franklin Templeton.  PIRC labels executive compensation at Franklin Templeton “excessive.”  In a report, PIRC also recommends that […]

“China is Now the World’s Largest Producer of Solar Power” – Collective Evolution – February 12, 2017

On February 12, 2017 Collective Evolution reported that China is now the world’s largest producer of solar power.  According to the article, the National Energy Administration (NEA) of China documented that the country had a capacity of 77.42 gigawatts at year-end 2016, after doubling its installed photovoltaic (PV) capacity in 2016.   Nevertheless, solar energy represents only one […]