Viewpoints

ICGN Viewpoints are short and topical reports produced by ICGN Policy Committees on key governance themes. They are meant to enhance member awareness and understanding of emerging governance issues, along the range of themes covered by the ICGN Policy Committees. 

Governance questions posed by the changing U.S. political landscape
Consistent with their stewardship obligations, institutional investors around the world regularly monitor and assess changing political dynamics, geopolitical tensions, economic stability and systemic risks. This broad purview of political assessment includes the outcomes of key elections in 2016 that triggered a new policy trajectory in important global markets where global institutional investors have considerable holdings and exposure.