Updated Governance and Proxy Voting guidelines available

December 21, 2012 — The 2013 update to Teachers' Corporate Governance Principles and Proxy Voting Guidelines is available here .

Sydney Desalination Plant deal wins infrastructure award

December 20, 2012 — Project Finance International has named the Sydney Desalination Plan (SDP) transaction “Infrastructure Deal of the Year” for the Asia-Pacific region in its annual PFI awards.

Teachers’ Eileen Mercier and Jane Rowe named among Canada's Top 100 Most Powerful Women

December 5, 2012 — The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (Teachers’) congratulates board chair, Eileen Mercier, and Jane Rowe, Senior Vice-President of Teachers’ Private Capital on receiving the prestigious 2012 Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award in the corporate...

Teachers’ plans Asian regional office in Hong Kong

November 29, 2012 — Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan (Teachers’) President and CEO Jim Leech today announced that the organization is in the preliminary planning stages of opening an Asian regional office in Hong Kong.

Comments to Ontario Securities Commission relate to facilitating shareholder empowerment, improving the proxy voting system and effective enforcement and compliance.

September 27, 2012 — Comments to Ontario Securities Commission relate to facilitating shareholder empowerment, improving the proxy voting system and effective enforcement and compliance.

Canada hosts global corporate governance summit for first time

May 20, 2012 — As Canada gears up for the G20 Summit, Toronto also gets ready to host the world’s corporate governance community at the International Corporate Governance Network’s (ICGN) annual summit.

Pension leaders urge action on pension coverage and cost

May 19, 2012 — TORONTO - A group of leaders of major Canadian pension organizations sent a letter (96 KB PDF) to Canada's Ministers of Finance yesterday, in anticipation of the Ministers' next meeting on pension reform, to be held in PEI on June 13-14. The...

Governance Comment: Teachers’ will vote against Sprint Nextel Corp. compensation practices

May 7, 2012 — The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan has articulated concerns about compensation directly to senior management and the board of Sprint Nextel frequently during the past year. The concerns are based on the poor linkages between operating performance and...

Clarkson Centre - Auditor Independence Report

March 1, 2012 — Download document >> (614 KB PDF)

Governance Comment: CSA Amendments re Executive Compensation

February 10, 2012 — Letter to Canadian Securities Administrators supports proposed amendments to improve disclosure and clarity of executive compensation information.

Letter to Japan's Ministry of Justice expresses support for Asian Corporate Governance Association's views on proposed revisions to legislation.

January 31, 2012 — Letter to Japan's Ministry of Justice expresses support for Asian Corporate Governance Association's views on proposed revisions to legislation.

Governance Comment: Teachers' annual review of emerging issues

January 30, 2012 — In recognition of its global investment portfolio and differing national issues related to corporate governance, this year Teachers’ distributed letters to public companies specific to Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom. A total of 665...

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