Meaningful Message: Inspiring trust through your CEO letter

By |2019-02-14T19:35:26+01:00February 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 [...]

Be creative when grabbing investors’ attention

By |2019-01-16T18:34:09+01:00January 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, [...]

Labrador and EY publish new Corporate Governance report

By |2018-11-01T19:32:30+01:00November 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 [...]

5 noteworthy trends from our annual proxy benchmark

By |2018-10-09T17:51:49+01:00September 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 [...]

Getting ready for the activist at your door

By |2018-09-04T22:54:35+01:00August 8th, 2018|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , |

Chris Wightman, a partner and founder of CamberView Partners and formerly with Vanguard, recently shared his views with Labrador on investor-company relations, the effects of changes in ownership and shareholder [...]

New UK governance code: meaningful, transparent reporting

By |2018-08-08T12:54:50+01:00August 8th, 2018|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , |

Glass Lewis, 07/16/2018 The new UK governance code, released July 16, is moving away from the tick-box approach to disclosure, setting new standards for regulators, such as the SEC, in [...]

Keep Climbing: Boardroom Summit speakers urge improvements

By |2018-07-25T10:42:56+01:00May 3rd, 2018|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , |

Increasing Board visits to company sites, considering new approaches to evaluating risk and improving transparency on compensation, governance and sustainability. These were among the many insights offered by speakers at [...]