New tools for evaluating ESG

By |2019-05-23T16:59:13+02:00May 22nd, 2019|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , |

As companies increase their communication on their Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) actions, there has been a proliferation of ratings and rankings that attempt to assess performance. Inconsistent reporting practices, [...]

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New Developments in Shareholders’ Gender Pay Gap Proposals

By |2019-04-18T19:49:26+02:00April 18th, 2019|Categories: News Watch|Tags: , , , |

Harvard Law School Forum, March 22, 2019 We anticipate the combined forces of legislation such as U.K. gender pay reporting rules and stakeholders’ higher expectations will accelerate companies’ overall pay [...]

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Review of 2015-2018 Proxy Voting Trends

By |2019-03-05T09:39:47+01:00December 6th, 2018|Categories: News Watch|Tags: , , , , |

Harvard Law School Forum, November 26, 2018 A study by The Conference Board and Rutgers Center for Corporate Law and Governance conducted in collaboration with FactSet and ESG data mining [...]

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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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G&A Institute Research Results: 85% of the S&P 500® Index Companies Published Sustainability / Responsibility / CR / Citizenship Reports in 2017

By |2019-03-05T09:40:14+01:00April 5th, 2018|Categories: News Watch|Tags: , |

Governance & Accountability Institute, 03/26/2018 Louis Coppola, EVP of G&A Institute who designs and manages the analysis, notes:  “Entering 2018, just 15% of the S&P 500 declined to publish sustainability [...]

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US lags behind Europe and Canada on ESG integration

By |2019-03-05T09:40:34+01:00November 30th, 2017|Categories: News Watch|Tags: , |

IR Magazine, 11/15/17 US investors still follow behind their competitors in Europe and Canada on integrating ESG into their strategy. In the US, Europe and Canada, around 60% of the [...]

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