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Preparing Accessible, ADA Compliant Shareholder Materials

Accessibility in information and design is an integral consideration for company communications. In this thought piece we offer guidance into how to utilize and implement the tools necessary to make your shareholder materials ADA compliant.

Argyle Case Study

In this case study, we review the high-level disclosure changes within two reports and the resulting boosts in ratings agency scores due to the more effective reporting practices. Argyle’s use of peer benchmarking, along with reviewing a company’s previous ratings, assists in identifying opportunities to improve disclosures in areas of interest to stakeholders.

What You Need to Know about the Updated 2021 GRI Standards

Is your company ready to transition to the 2021 GRI Standards? All ESG and sustainability reports published after January 1, 2023 must transition to the updated standards. Learn what that entails by reading our latest thought piece “What You Need to Know about the Updated 2021 GRI Standards.”

2023 Proxy Season – What to Think About

The new pay versus performance rule is foremost in the minds of public companies as they prepare for their upcoming proxy statement. But don’t lose sight of other areas where investors and regulators will be paying particular attention this proxy season. Below we discuss topics where we’ve seen considerable focus.

What You Need to Know About the US SEC’s Proposed Cybersecurity Rules

In March 2022, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposed new rules to enhance and standardize disclosures regarding cybersecurity risk management, strategy, governance, and incident reporting by public companies. This thought pieces discusses these proposed rules and gives examples of corporate cybersecurity disclosures to date.

Nasdaq and Other Board Diversity Rules

In this thought piece we explore Nasdaq’s new Board Diversity Rules, similar Board diversity recommendations and requirements in the United States (U.S.), and examples of Board diversity disclosures in 2021 proxy statements.

Argyle Corner Office

Corner Office is Argyle’s secure hub to facilitate communication and host files including calendars, assets, and other project resources.

Argyle VSION Documents

Argyle VSION Documents: Secure, cloud-based content management leveraging Microsoft® tools

Material or Not: That is the Question in ESG Reporting

In this thought piece we explore the evolving concept of materiality within the world of corporate environmental, social and governance (ESG) reporting and four “types” of materiality that have emerged: financial materiality, impact materiality, double materiality and dynamic materiality.

A Benchmark of Letters from Leadership across: Proxy Statements, Annual Reports Sustainability/ESG/CSR Reports

This Thought Piece presents letters from leadership across investor communications from the proxy statement to the annual report and sustainability/CSR/ESG report.