Contact with investors should no longer be about winning support for policy decisions. It’s all about building deeper relationships, writes Mirza Baig, global head of governance at Aviva Investors.
The recently updated UK Corporate Governance Code and imminent consultation on the UK Stewardship Code has kept scrutiny on the relationship between corporates boards and investors firmly in the spotlight.
Despite this, the recent AGM season was again characterised by a catalogue of high-profile shareholder revolts spanning both large and mid-cap companies. In many cases, this was indicative of failed engagement between boards and their shareholders, largely due to the quality and timeliness of th
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