LGIM to vote against combined CEO and board chairs globally

By |2020-03-04T11:52:28+01:00February 3rd, 2020|Categories: News Watch|

Legal & General: February 3, 2020 Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) announced an escalation of its voting policy towards combined CEO and board chairs, with the decision to vote [...]

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Equilar’s CEO Pay Ratio by Sector Review

By |2020-01-29T19:21:43+01:00January 29th, 2020|Categories: News Watch|Tags: |

Equilar: January 9, 2020 Equilar has reviewed the pay ratio of companies on the Equilar 500 by sector. This article also discusses the importance of not directly comparing companies due [...]

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Climate Disclosures: A Tough Ask for Many Corporations

By |2020-03-04T11:53:38+01:00January 29th, 2020|Categories: News Watch|

Woodruff Sawyer: January 29, 2020 Woodruff Sawyer discusses tips for corporations who wish to better their disclosure on climate change and sustainability, based on comments from Larry Fink's (BlackRock's CEO) letter. [...]

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CEO succession: trends and planning

By |2019-12-19T00:58:35+01:00December 19th, 2019|Categories: News Watch|Tags: , |

Harvard Law School Forum: December 16, 2019 In this article, key insights are identified from a report recently released by The Conference Board, in collaboration with Heidrick & Struggles. CEO [...]

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SASB looking to enhance standards, focus on human capital management

By |2019-12-19T00:58:05+01:00December 19th, 2019|Categories: News Watch|Tags: |

Corporate Secretary: December 12, 2019 SASB has agreed to explore three new areas: human capital management (HCM), content moderation online and single-use plastics. Of these three, HCM is the biggest [...]

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Boardroom accountability project aims to bring diversity to board and CEO recruitment

By |2019-10-24T19:03:04+02:00October 24th, 2019|Categories: News Watch|Tags: |

New York City Comptroller, October 11, 2019 New York City Comptroller, Scott M. Stringer, has launched the third stage of the Boardroom Accountability Project. It is the first initiative that [...]

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Equilar and Nasdaq’s Board Leadership Forum

By |2019-08-29T16:04:48+02:00August 29th, 2019|Categories: News Watch|Tags: , , , |

C-Suite: An Equilar Publication, Issue 30 Summer 2019 "A key foundation for meaningful engagement is the proxy statement. It should be treated as a communications tool between issuers and shareholders." [...]

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Competitive advantage = board composition

By |2019-08-29T15:59:02+02:00August 29th, 2019|Categories: News Watch|Tags: , |

Ethical Boardroom, July 2019 Efficiency, productivity, and innovation... A company's ability to transform and face challenges has a direct correlation to the performance and composition of the board. "This means [...]

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