Investor Relations professionals seek Stewardship Code role

The UK’s Investor Relations Society is seeking to put its members at the heart of the governance role according to a guidance consultation published this week.  The consultation is the Society’s response to the FRC’s own consultation on the UK Governance Code and the Stewardship Code. … Read the rest

US shareholder proposals in the spotlight

Nearly 180 shareholder proposals will come to a vote at 102 U.S. companies holding shareholder meetings between May 1 and May 15. Of these proposals, 35% relate to social and environmental issues (including, among others, climate change, sustainability, and political contributions); 25% deal with takeover defenses

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