Unilever supports social causes, but its shares have underperformed. An investor driven by the bottom line may shake things up.
It's the first time climate change activists have succeeded in challenging a big oil company, says business professor Erik Gordon.
In this documentary, director Jed Rothstein follows several acitivist investors who blew the whistle on dozens of fraudulent Chinese companies.
For the Pershing Square Capital Management CEO, activist investing is just as much a moral calling as it is a lucrative one
J.M. Smucker rewards long-term shareholders with greater voting rights
A lot of the money behind activist investors comes from pension funds and mutual funds.