“GMI Ratings’ Introduces Accounting and Governance Risk (AGR®) Ratings on Companies in Emerging Market Countries” – July 15, 2014

In a press release dated on July 15, 2014 GMI Ratings “introduced Accounting and Governance Risk (AGR) ratings on 9,000 companies in nearly 60 emerging market countries. GMI’s AGR ratings capture a variety of accounting irregularities and corporate governance weaknesses associated with negative events. With the addition of emerging market companies, GMI now offers AGR […]

Publication of IFAC Report, “Investor Demand for Environmental, Social and Governance Disclosures” – February 6, 2012

On February 6, 2012 the Professional Accountants in Business Committee of the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) published the report, “Investor Demand for Environmental, Social, and Governance Disclosures.” The report describes investors’ increasing demand for environmental, social and governance (ESG) disclosures.  It lists the types of disclosures and material information that interest investors.  Particularly useful […]