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ISS Takes An Early Look At The 2019 Proxy Season
With 70% of the annual meetings for the Russell 3000 having now taken place (1,812 companies), in this article, ISS takes an early look at the 2019 proxy season.
United States
21 Jun 2019
SSGA Provides Guidance For Board Oversight Of Climate Risk
As noted in the proxyseason blog from, asset manager State Street Global Advisors has recently published an updated Climate Change Risk Oversight Framework For Directors.
United States
5 Jun 2019
Is There A Business Case For ESG?
Do companies that ignore long-term environmental or social costs in the pursuit of near-term profits pay another price in foregoing potentially long-term sustainable profit opportunities?
United States
3 Jun 2019
How Should We Engage With Investors On Sustainability?
In this report, Change the Conversation: Redefining How Companies Engage Investors on Sustainability, sustainability nonprofit Ceres provides some guidance on how companies should best engage with their investors on the issue of sustainability.
United States
26 Feb 2019
Have We Reached An Inflection Point On Environmental And Social Shareholder Proposals?
In this thoughtful article from the Managing Editor at ISS Analytics, The Long View: US Proxy Voting Trends on E&S Issues from 2000 to 2018, the author contends that, notwithstanding high-level data showing ...
United States
4 Feb 2019
Clayton Q&A And ESG At The SEC's Investor Advisory Committee Meeting
At last week's meeting of the SEC's Investor Advisory Committee, the Committee members held a Q&A session with SEC Chair Jay Clayton ...
United States
21 Dec 2018
SASB Issues Sustainability Accounting Standards For 77 Industries
Way back in 2016, the SEC issued a Concept Release requesting comment on an enormous variety of potential changes to Reg S-K, including sustainability.
United States
14 Nov 2018
Heat's On For Climate Change Disclosure Rules
A new rulemaking petition advocating that the SEC mandate environmental, social and governance disclosure under a standardized comprehensive framework has just been submitted by two academics and ...
United States
5 Oct 2018
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