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    1. Proposal on Climate-Related Disclosures Falls Within the SEC’s Authority

      Proposal on Climate-Related Disclosures Falls Within the SEC’s Authority

      Congress, having made a fundamental policy judgment to require “full and fair” disclosure to protect investors, directed the Commission to make ongoing subsidiary choices of precisely what details of disclosure to require and when, after engaging in fact-finding and analysis that Congress chose not to try to do itself...

       

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      Mentions: SEC
    2. Corporate Board Term Limits Are Good for Companies. Here's Why.

      Corporate Board Term Limits Are Good for Companies. Here's Why.

      Corporate board term limits won’t resolve all the issues boards need to address, but they are a good place to start, writes Theresa Hamacher. Dreamstime About the author: Theresa Hamacher is the chair of the board of the Morningstar Funds Trust and president of consulting firm, Versanture Consulting, LLC. There’s been a debate for many years about the nature of corporate board term limits...

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    3. ESG Activist Shareholder Proposals Fall Flat in Proxy Season

      ESG Activist Shareholder Proposals Fall Flat in Proxy Season

      The chair of NIRI says she has not seen activists leverage ESG as often as traditional shareholder proposals in the 2022 proxy season so far and the ESG proposals that are tabled are rarely passed. IR Magazine caught up with Victoria Sivrais, chair of the US association of IROs and a partner at the strategic communications firm Clermont Partners, during the NIRI 2022 Annual Conference this month...

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      Mentions: Conference KKR Europe
    4. Let’s Put EA CEO’s $20 Million Payout In Context

      Let’s Put EA CEO’s $20 Million Payout In Context

      EA CEO Andrew Wilson stands on stage at a video game showcase contemplating his next million. The CEO of Madden maker Electronic Arts is set to rake in $19.8 million in total compensation for his company’s strong performance in 2021. That’s about half of what it was for 2020 after EA’s Board of Directors cracked down on exorbitant bonuses in the face of shareholder backlash, but still several hundred times more than what some of EA’s lowest-paid employees make during this time of record inflation. “For fiscal year 2022, the annual total compensation of our ...

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    5. Why The Pushback On ESG Is Good For ESG

      Why The Pushback On ESG Is Good For ESG

      Recent pushback on ESG is a sign that it is evolving, with stakeholders taking steps to make ESG efforts more consistently tangible, meaningful and measurable. Calling out misinformed approaches helps make the case for proper design and action. Many business leaders are using the critique of ESG programs to analyze their current approach and rethink their strategies to create more value and impact...

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      Mentions: ESG Stakeholders
    6. Policy Insights on Executive Compensation

      Policy Insights on Executive Compensation

      Executive compensation is one of the fundamental principles of Vanguard’s Investment Stewardship program. We believe that well-structured, transparent, performance-linked executive compensation policies and practices are fundamental drivers of sustainable, long-term value. We encourage portfolio companies to adopt pay plans that incentivize outperformance versus industry peers over the long term, aligning executive compensation outcomes with shareholder outcomes...

       

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    7. Show or Tell: A Road Map for Board Diversity Laws

      Show or Tell: A Road Map for Board Diversity Laws

      It now appears—at least until the appellate dust settles—that California’s statutory efforts to mandate board seats for females and individuals from underrepresented communities is on hold. The recent defeats that two trial courts handed California suggests now may be an opportune time to rethink (and possibly reframe) statutory board diversity efforts to focus on disclosure, not mandates...

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    8. California Gender Board Diversity Law Is Held Unconstitutional

      California Gender Board Diversity Law Is Held Unconstitutional

      On May 13, 2022, Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Maureen Duffy-Lewis issued a ruling in Crest v.Padilla I finding that California Corporations Code Section 301.3 (SB 826), which requires publicly listed corporations in California to have women on their boards, violates the Equal Protection Clause of the California Constitution...

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    9. For ESG investing to succeed, it needs to die

      For ESG investing to succeed, it needs to die

      Georgetown isn’t exactly known to leave money on the table, but its endowment is a rare exception. In 2020, the university committed to fully divesting from fossil fuels within a decade. Georgetown’s decision was hardly groundbreaking; its divestment is part of a broader embrace of ESG (environmental, social, and corporate governance) standards by Wall Street and ordinary investors...

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