Labrador’s 2017 proxy benchmark: and the best practices are…

October 5th, 2017|Categories: Articles|Tags: , |

Rising shareholder activity on sustainability issues and heightened interest in board diversity are increasingly reflected in the proxy statements of major companies. This is among key trends we observed in our just-published benchmark survey of [...]

Vanguard’s unmistakable disclosure priorities

September 14th, 2017|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , |

Recent actions at Vanguard point to the increasing scrutiny within the investor community regarding the topics on which companies are expected to report – and act. In its annual investment stewardship report, Vanguard cites its four [...]

Sustainable value creation through integrated reporting

August 24th, 2017|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , |

In March (previous post), we highlighted the growing relevance of integrated reporting as a means of providing clarity and reassurance to investors. The integrated report brings your company’s financial strategy, clearly linked to your corporate [...]

Spring has sprung! The proxy season is in full swing…

March 23rd, 2017|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , |

Here's what you need to know Boards remain in the spotlight Over the past six months we have heard a lot about board composition. Stakeholders are pushing for answers, asking questions about the right mix of [...]

A buzz word you should know: Integrated Reporting

March 2nd, 2017|Categories: Articles|Tags: |

This is it. The next tool to add to your arsenal of sharp communication instruments: integrated reporting. The big picture We’re talking about a 20-page document that explains your company’s financial strategy with a clear link [...]

Worried about regulatory reform? Don’t forget all eyes remain on your board

February 16th, 2017|Categories: Articles|Tags: |

As clues begin to trickle in about what kind of change looms on the regulatory horizon, it is important to remember that it’s not only about our government. Business leaders and investors also have a [...]