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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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.
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CEO Pay in ASX200 Companies: 2016

This report is ACSI’s 16th annual survey of CEO pay in Australia’s largest listed companies.
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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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CEO Pay in ASX200 Companies: 2015

This annual report looks into the remuneration of CEO's in Australia's highest performing companies.
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Institutional Proxy Voting in Australia

This research report examining the inner workings, idiosyncrasies and anomalies of Australia’s proxy voting process for institutional investors. 
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