Greater participation by institutional and retail investors offers fertile ground for ESG themes at virtual, hybrid meetings.
As the cost-of-living crisis escalates, pension fund trustees are under pressure to consider social risks more fully in their portfolios.
Industrial action over pay and working conditions and increased interest in union membership are bringing employer/employee relations under the spotlight for investors.
Amazon’s narrow ‘Say on Pay’ majority suggests investors are increasingly willing to challenge executive remuneration policy.
Rows over ratings and executive pay reflect how far ESG integration has yet to run.
ISS reports opposition on US ‘say-on-pay’ votes, while UK investors mull action against “egregious” settlements.
Luke Hildyard, Director of the High Pay Centre, says adoption of stakeholder-orientated cultures would improve decision-making as well as reducing wage disparities.
Asset managers and pension funds can drive fairer executive remuneration through more active engagement, says report.
Rachel Hargreaves, Senior Project Officer at ShareAction, says a recently-filed resolution provides the perfect template for how investors can encourage companies to...
PIRC advises investors to engage more fully with large UK, European corporates on staff data.
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