Council of Institutional Investors


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Council of Institutional Investors

A non-profit organization that promotes the interests of institutional investors in the United States. The Council of Institutional Investors provides members with lobbying, educational, networking, and other similar services. There are more than 140 members, mainly pension funds, of the Council of Institutional Investors; members control a combined $3 trillion in assets. The Council was established in 1985 and maintains its headquarters in Washington, D.C.

Council of Institutional Investors

An organization of approximately 120 large pension funds formed in 1985 to address investment issues affecting its members. The Council provides its members with educational seminars and a variety of legal, research, and regulatory services.
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NEW YORK -- The Council of Institutional Investors have released a report by Farient Advisors, a leading independent executive compensation and performance consulting firm, analyzing investor motivations to vote against "say on pay" at companies where the proposal failed to receive majority support at 2011 annual meetings.
Rutherford is a member of the Society of Corporate Secretaries & Governance Professionals, the Council of Institutional Investors and the Advisory Board of the University of Delaware Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance.
His distinguished service in corporate governance includes cofounding the International Corporate Governance Network, chairing the executive committee of the Council of Institutional Investors, and cofounding GovernanceMetrics International, the global corporate governance rating service, for which he invented its rating algorithm.
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It would also require corporate plan sponsors to coordinate their efforts in much the same way that public pension funds organzied the Council of Institutional Investors in 1985 to focus their activities in the corporate governance area.
He was a member of the Board of Directors of the Council of Institutional Investors and is an elected member of the American Law Institute.
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The state funds and groups like the Council of Institutional Investors (CII) believe there is a quid pro quo going on where the consultants recommend higher pay in the hopes of getting lucrative consulting contracts.
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