What can CEOs do to advance diversity and inclusion right now?
Source: Forbes - August 11, 2020 It is leadership's responsibility to support diversity and inclusion in the workplace. This article talks about 8 things a CEO can do to advance diversity and inclusion right now.
Roadmapping HCM considerations
Source: Harvard Law School Forum - July 4, 2020 As human capital issues arise in 2020, it will be important for companies to be proactive to successfully manage. Though how they manage will be company-specific, [...]
Maximizing the benefits of board diversity
Source: The Conference Board - June 24, 2020 In this publication, Jared L. Landaw - partner, COO, and General Counsel of Barington Capital Group, L.P., and activist investment firm - discusses the benefits of adding [...]
The shift of human capital governance
Source: EY - May 19, 2020 This article outlines the key findings of a survey of public company board members about how the governance of human capital and talent is shifting. The survey was conducted [...]
2020 mid-season proxy trends
Source: Harvard Law School Forum - June 8, 2020 This proxy season has certainly felt COVID-19 impact... shareholder meetings, SEC guidance and relief, state emergency orders, flexible policies from investors and proxy advisory firms... this [...]
Shareholder engagement continues
IR Magazine: April 2, 2020 Despite the disruption to daily and economic life due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Nuveen confirms there has yet to be a big impact on shareholder engagement. Read the full article [...]
Will COVID-19 impact shareholder activism?
Harvard Law School Forum: April 12, 2020 The impact the pandemic will have on shareholder activism is still uncertain, but companies whose valuations have been upended should assume they will be targeted. Read the full [...]
LGIM to vote against combined CEO and board chairs globally
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 against combined roles at director [...]
Equilar’s CEO Pay Ratio by Sector Review
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 to the various labor needs [...]
Climate Disclosures: A Tough Ask for Many Corporations
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. Read the full article here.