29 November 2019

CORPORATE PURPOSE

GILES RAFFERTY, Corporate Communications and Media Advisor ‘The more things change, the more they stay the same’ is an adage that could easily be applied to the re-prioritising of a company’s Purpose as the underpinning of its culture and long term, sustainable growth. Only last August, The Business Roundtable (BRT) an American association whose members […]

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28 November 2019

Acclimatising to a new normal? – 2019 in review

GILES RAFFERTY, Corporate Communications and Media Advisor 2019 is bookended by environmental challenges. The year began with massive fish mortalities in the Murray Darling and is ending with a devastating, early bushfire season that has impacted every state in the country. In between, on the global stage, climate activist Greta Thunberg made an impassioned speech […]

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28 November 2019

Activists in Action

NOVEMBER SUMMARY Activists in Australia have been relatively quiet in the latter half of the year, however in November they appear to have taken a holiday, with no meetings called. The previous months’ 249D notices either failed to result in meetings, or they are scheduled for after AGM season in December. AGM’s took over from […]

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30 October 2019

Australian Activism: Down but far from out

VICTORIA GEDDES, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR As we approach the end of the year with, realistically, less than two months left to launch and complete a new campaign, the stats already tell us most of what we need to know about the changing shape of activism in Australia in 2019. Activity is 20% down on last year’s […]

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30 October 2019

ASX tightens listing rules

GILES RAFFERTY, Corporate Communications and Media Advisor “It’s important that ASX keeps evolving the listing rules so they remain contemporary, address emerging compliance issues, and continue to serve the interests of issuers, investors, and the Australian economy.” Kevin Lewis, ASX Chief Compliance Officer. A range of changes to the ASX listing rules will come into […]

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