Current practice “a world away from what is needed”, says ShareAction, flagging voting records and training among areas of concern.
Corporates advised to offer investors “as much electronic engagement as possible”.
Industry calls for Biden to introduce mandatory ESG disclosure framework, carbon pricing and reversal of anti-ESG rulings.
Schemes given seven-month mandatory reporting extension and further guidance for aligning climate disclosures.
With Covid-19 forcing AGMs behind closed doors, ShareAction outlines framework to safeguard investor engagement.
Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) report says investors should look for the “red flags” which prevent whistleblowing.
New body will address issues preventing asset managers from going against trustee voting positions.
ShareAction analysis of proxy voting records reveals wide variations in support for sustainability measures among investee companies.
Engagement and disclosure on ESG factors on the rise, as asset owners encouraged to increase allocations to A-shares.
Barriers to split voting not “insurmountable”, says UK trustee body, but voting system no longer “fit for purpose”.
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