Corporate value creation through persisting uncertainty: analysis of ASX 200 company performance
This year we focus on divergence and disparity in Australia’s sectoral performance. What makes some companies more successful in creating value than others? Which sectors have sustained strong performance? And which sectors have been a greater drag on Australia’s performance?
TSR differed significantly more by sector in Australia than in the international peer group, with lower returns in the Banking and Mining sectors. Regulation of banks, and a drop in commodity prices during the period lowered returns for companies in these two sectors, which together make up almost half of the ASX 200 by market capitalisation.
Striving toward Total Societal Impact in Australia
A growing body of research, including recent work from BCG, has proved there is a strong correlation between a company’s impact on society and its Total Shareholder Return. We call this Total Societal Impact (TSI). How do Australian companies perform compared with the rest of the world?
What's Working to Drive Gender Diversity in Leadership
In 2016, despite persisting economic uncertainty, Australia’s largest companies demonstrated that shareholder value can Australia’s biggest companies are investing significantly to achieve gender diversity, but progress remains slow. However some companies are focusing on initiatives that are successfully moving the needle.
The Boston Consulting Group Pty Ltd (BCG) supports the Australian Government’s objective for corporations to provide additional information to assist the public to understand their tax contribution and compliance with Australia’s tax laws. BCG has signed up to the Voluntary Tax Transparency Code (TTC).