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This comprehensive report covers trends in stockholder voting at annual meetings in the 2018 proxy season among the technology and life sciences companies included in the Fenwick Silicon Valley 150 Index (SV 150) and the public...
A new study finds that the climate-based shareholder resolutions being so actively pushed by proxy advisory firms and their Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG)-based institutional investors have “no statistically...
June 22, 2017 Proxy Access: Highlights of the 2017 Proxy SeasonSource: JDSupra
As we approach the end of the 2017 proxy season, the third since the New York City comptroller launched the Boardroom Accountability Project to enact proxy access across the U.S. market, proxy access has begun to transition from...
December 12, 2016 TOP 10 ISSUES THAT WILL FRAME CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY IN 2017Source: The Institute for Human Rights and Business (IHRB) - News Release
The Institute for Human Rights and Business (IHRB), a global think tank, today published its eighth annual “Top 10” list of business and human rights issues for the coming year.
December 8, 2016 ISS and Glass Lewis Release Policy Updates for the 2017 Proxy SeasonSource: Lexology
Recently, proxy advisors Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS) and Glass Lewis released updates to their benchmark voting policies for the 2017 proxy season. In the case of ISS, additional guidance is expected in the...
December 7, 2016 2016 Silicon Valley Proxy Season ResultsSource: JS Supra
This companion supplement to the Fenwick survey, Corporate Governance Practices and Trends: A Comparison of Large Public Companies and Silicon Valley Companies, covers trends in stockholder voting at annual meetings in the 2016...
The 2016 proxy season is in full swing, and similarly to 2015, the number of shareholder proposals has increased. According to a report by The Manhattan Institute’s Proxy Monitor, for Fortune 250 companies with annual meetings...
Source: Financial Times
The world’s biggest sovereign wealth fund is launching a crackdown on executive pay, targeting high salaries at companies around the globe in an attempt to exert its influence in a debate that has been gathering pace in recent...
Source: Washington Post
This proxy season, the investor Arjuna Capital targeted a handful of tech companies with a resolution: Commit to preparing a report by later this year about your policies and goals for reducing the gender pay gap.
April 12, 2016 Investors with $6 trillion in assets back ExxonMobil climate change resolution: UK Church fundSource: Reuters
Institutions managing $6 trillion in assets plan to back a call for U.S. oil major ExxonMobil to disclose the impact of climate change policy on its business, one of the organizers of the vote said On Tuesday.
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