70% of S&P 500 companies disclose length of audit firm engagement

By |2019-04-18T19:28:12+02:00April 18th, 2019|Categories: Key Figures|Tags: , |

Source: 2018 Audit Committee Transparency Barometer, Center for Audit Quality and Audit Analytics

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Meaningful Message: Inspiring trust through your CEO letter

By |2019-03-05T09:39:47+02:00February 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+02:00January 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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Client Interview: The Proxy 3 C’s

By |2019-03-05T09:39:48+02:00December 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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Labrador and EY publish new Corporate Governance report

By |2019-03-05T09:39:48+02:00November 1st, 2018|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , , |

Broad progress by European companies on governance, transparency and other stakeholder priorities is reported in the 2018 Corporate Governance Overview, being published this month by Labrador and EY. The report [...]

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New UK governance code: meaningful, transparent reporting

By |2019-03-05T09:40:13+02:00August 8th, 2018|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , |

Glass Lewis, 07/16/2018 The new UK governance code, released July 16, is moving away from the tick-box approach to disclosure, setting new standards for regulators, such as the SEC, in [...]

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Go beyond compliance: New topics to include in your proxy

By |2019-03-05T09:40:33+02:00February 15th, 2018|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , |

Need to know what good corporate performance looks like in areas such as sustainability, shareholder engagement and transparency? Check out these comments about recipients of the recently announced Corporate Governance [...]

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Sustainable value creation through integrated reporting

By |2019-03-05T09:40:49+02:00August 24th, 2017|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , |

In March (previous post), we highlighted the growing relevance of integrated reporting as a means of providing clarity and reassurance to investors. The integrated report brings your company’s financial strategy, [...]

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