New UK governance code: meaningful, transparent reporting

By |2019-03-05T09:40:13+02:00August 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 [...]

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Feeling the heat on climate change

By |2019-03-05T09:40:13+02:00June 7th, 2018|Categories: Articles|Tags: |

Last month’s approvals of climate-change risk disclosure resolutions at Kinder Morgan and Anardarko Petroleum are the latest visible signals that shareholder interest in environmental issues remains high. Yet, beyond steadily [...]

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Keep Climbing: Boardroom Summit speakers urge improvements

By |2019-03-05T09:40:14+02:00May 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 [...]

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High-risk, high-profile issues approaching

By |2019-03-05T09:40:14+02:00April 5th, 2018|Categories: Articles|Tags: , |

As large, mainstream asset managers continue to take increasingly vocal positions on environmental and social issues, two high-profile topics appear likely to appear on more and more company boards’ agendas: [...]

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Go beyond compliance: New topics to include in your proxy

By |2019-03-05T09:40:33+02:00February 15th, 2018|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , |

Need to know what good corporate performance looks like in areas such as sustainability, shareholder engagement and transparency? Check out these comments about recipients of the recently announced Corporate Governance [...]

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Three hot proxy season topics: expert’s view

By |2019-03-05T09:40:34+02:00October 26th, 2017|Categories: Articles|Tags: |

As the proxy season approaches, we sat down with Sarah Fortt, an expert on proxies at Vinson & Elkins LLP to ask about what companies should expect and prepare for [...]

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

By |2019-03-05T09:40:49+02:00October 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 [...]