Review of 2015-2018 Proxy Voting Trends

By |2018-12-06T17:44:23+00:00December 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 [...]

Getting ready for the activist at your door

By |2018-09-04T22:54:35+00:00August 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 [...]

Heads Up for the 2018 Proxy Season: BlackRock Updates its Proxy Voting Guidelines

By |2018-07-25T11:37:02+00:00February 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 [...]

BlackRock vows new pressure on climate, board diversity

By |2017-03-23T12:10:15+00:00March 23rd, 2017|Categories: News Watch|Tags: |

Reuters, 03/13/2017 The move by BlackRock could bolster efforts like climate-risk disclosure practices developed by the Financial Stability Board, the international body that monitors and makes recommendations about the global [...]

Top Companies are Disclosing Sustainability Risks, But Not the Way Investors Want

By |2016-12-05T14:52:38+00:00December 5th, 2016|Categories: News Watch|Tags: , |

The Wall Street Journal, 12/01/2016 A majority of U.S. listed companies are disclosing sustainability risks to investors, but not in any meaningful detail, according to a study by the Sustainability [...]