5 noteworthy trends from our annual proxy benchmark

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

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Getting ready for the activist at your door

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

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New UK governance code: meaningful, transparent reporting

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

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Feeling the heat on climate change

By |2019-03-05T09:40:13+01:00June 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+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 [...]

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High-risk, high-profile issues approaching

By |2019-03-05T09:40:14+01:00April 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+01:00February 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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