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Governance Publications, Reports & Surveys

Manifest’s extensive database and industry contacts allow us to provide you with an in-depth look at and wider perspective on corporate governance and corporate social responsibility issues.


Total Remuneration Survey 2015

Manifest is delighted to announce the 201 edition of their comprehensive review of executive director remuneration. Detailing all elements of remuneration, the survey provides essential data for remuneration committees and institutional investors. Buy Now >>

Shareholder Voting

Barriers to Cross-Border Voting

Shareholder voting is one of the pillars of effective corporate governance. It is the single most important legal mechanism for shareholder control over investee companies, their boards and management. The voting rights attached to shares give shareholders influence over matters that can affect company performance, stock price, and shareholder value.

This study assesses the voting process in 18 European markets in order to determine the average amount of time available to institutional investors to make informed voting decisions. Buy Now >>