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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Estée Lauder’s online-only annual report

By |2019-03-05T09:39:47+02:00February 14th, 2019|Categories: News Watch|Tags: , , |

IR Magazine, January 28, 2019 Over the last three years, the Estée Lauder team has worked to deliver their annual report digitally to investors. This year, readers have the ability [...]

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Be creative when grabbing investors’ attention

By |2019-03-05T09:39:47+02:00January 16th, 2019|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , |

Companies seeking to increase their engagement with shareholders are turning to inventive ways of attracting their audience’s attention. To reverse a long-running trend of decreased voting participation by retail investors, [...]

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Review of 2015-2018 Proxy Voting Trends

By |2019-03-05T09:39:47+02:00December 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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Getting ready for the activist at your door

By |2019-03-05T09:40:13+02:00August 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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High-risk, high-profile issues approaching

By |2019-03-05T09:40:14+02:00April 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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Heads Up for the 2018 Proxy Season: BlackRock Updates its Proxy Voting Guidelines

By |2019-03-05T09:40:33+02:00February 14th, 2018|Categories: News Watch|Tags: , |

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, 02/08/2018 BlackRock recently published its updated Proxy Voting Guidelines for U.S. public companies. The guidelines are in keeping with the perspectives expressed in BlackRock’s October [...]

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US lags behind Europe and Canada on ESG integration

By |2019-03-05T09:40:34+02:00November 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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