Equilar and Nasdaq’s Board Leadership Forum

By |2019-08-29T16:04:48+02:00August 29th, 2019|Categories: News Watch|Tags: , , , |

C-Suite: An Equilar Publication, Issue 30 Summer 2019 "A key foundation for meaningful engagement is the proxy statement. It should be treated as a communications tool between issuers and shareholders." [...]

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Client Interview: Getting a hand on self-improvement

By |2019-05-23T20:33:02+02:00May 23rd, 2019|Categories: Lab Insight|Tags: , |

Naturally cautious about expenses, Cardinal Health decided to bring in outside resources to redesign its proxy statement in view of its increasing importance as a communications tool. Vice President and [...]

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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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Meaningful Message: Inspiring trust through your CEO letter

By |2019-03-05T09:39:47+01:00February 14th, 2019|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , |

The letter from the CEO or Chairman may be the most turned-to section in an annual report or proxy statement. Yet, many companies seem to be missing an opportunity to [...]

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Companies asked to go beyond SEC requirements surrounding employee disclosure

By |2019-03-05T09:39:47+01:00January 16th, 2019|Categories: News Watch|Tags: , , |

The Wall Street Journal, December 13, 2018 Some pension funds and charitable organizations are pushing for additional employee disclosure outside of what is required by the SEC. A letter sent [...]

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Executive Pay – Metrics Beyond the Numbers

By |2019-03-05T09:39:47+01:00January 16th, 2019|Categories: News Watch|Tags: , , , |

Semler Brossy, December 11, 2018 Companies are starting to implement strategic metrics that incentivize investments in the business which should lead to long-term growth. These goals need to be treated [...]

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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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Client Interview: The Proxy 3 C’s

By |2019-03-05T09:39:48+01:00December 6th, 2018|Categories: Lab Insight|Tags: , , , |

...Clear, concise and…chocolate?   Following its decision to redesign its proxy to better communicate with stakeholders, Korn Ferry was recognized with a 2016 Corporate Governance Award for best proxy statement. [...]

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