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New tools for evaluating ESG

May 22nd, 2019|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , |

As companies increase their communication on their Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) actions, there has been a proliferation of ratings and rankings that attempt to assess performance. Inconsistent reporting practices, however, make it difficult to [...]

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6 tips to create a valuable Code of Ethics

April 18th, 2019|Categories: Articles|Tags: |

At the center of your ethics and compliance program, your Code of Ethics radiates far beyond your company’s walls. Its content is paramount, but what is great content if it doesn’t reach its audience? We [...]

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Meaningful Message: Inspiring trust through your CEO letter

February 14th, 2019|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , |

The letter from the CEO or Chairman may be the most turned-to section in an annual report or proxy statement. Yet, many companies seem to be missing an opportunity to make a meaningful connection with [...]

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Be creative when grabbing investors’ attention

January 16th, 2019|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , |

Companies seeking to increase their engagement with shareholders are turning to inventive ways of attracting their audience’s attention. To reverse a long-running trend of decreased voting participation by retail investors, Bank of America is donating [...]

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Labrador and EY publish new Corporate Governance report

November 1st, 2018|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , , |

Broad progress by European companies on governance, transparency and other stakeholder priorities is reported in the 2018 Corporate Governance Overview, being published this month by Labrador and EY. The report surveyed 220 companies in four [...]

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Keeping Pay Ratio Rational

October 11th, 2018|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , |

Takeaways from San Diego The recent pay ratio & proxy disclosure conference in San Diego provided useful insights into how U.S. publicly-traded companies are handling disclosure of how their CEO’s pay compares to that of [...]

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5 noteworthy trends from our annual proxy benchmark

September 6th, 2018|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , |

For the second year in a row, our benchmark study of the proxy statements filed by Fortune’s 250 largest U.S. firms determined that companies are devoting an increasing amount of attention (and proxy real estate) [...]

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