Research reports

Our research is the foundation of ACSI’s work. We produce high-quality, evidence-based research on material ESG issues important to long-term investors.

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CEO Pay in ASX200 Companies: 2017

This report aims to increase the Australian business community’s understanding of modern slavery risks in their operations and supply chains, and to help prepare businesses to meet new regulatory requirements for transparent public disclosure.
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Corporate Sustainability Reporting in Australia: 2018

This report assesses the level of sustainability disclosure by ASX200 companies for the 2017 reporting period. It is the 11th annual sustainability disclosure review ACSI has undertaken.
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ACSI Codes of Conduct, Whistleblowing and Corporate Culture

This research compares codes of conduct and whistleblowing systems of ASX200 companies and identifies gaps in their coverage and content.
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Shareholder Resolutions in Australia

This report examines the framework for shareholder resolutions in Australia and overseas. We recommend the introduction of a non-binding shareholder resolution to give investors a greater voice when a company is resisting change.

CEO Pay in ASX200 Companies: 2016

This report is ACSI’s 16th annual survey of CEO pay in Australia’s largest listed companies.

Board Composition and Non-executive Director Pay in ASX200 Companies:

This report looks into state of diversity within ASX200 companies, as well as the remuneration of non-executive directors within those companies.
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