But research shows a reduction in campaigns in Europe last year, contrasting with the pronounced increase in the US and Asia.
Trian’s Ed Garden has joined the GE board at the behest of the company’s new chairman and CEO John Flannery.
The 2016 US proxy season saw social and policy questions form the majority of shareholder proposals.
US business magnate advocates Moynihan’s twin role at Bank of America.
The Burkard family claim victory over sale described by some as bad corporate governance.
Tesco to provide staff with concessions after plans to close its defined benefit pension scheme triggered a flood of complaints from employees and activists.
Investors are pressuring companies for greater transparency on the alignment of corporate climate positions with those of the trade associations.
Shareholders attempt to influence company standards but none are as big as Norway’s oil fund, the world’s largest sovereign wealth fund, which has a new focus on governance.
Carmaker accused of conflicting with Japan’s new governance model with new, unlisted shares.
Research finds that forced exit of CEOs is falling while planned succession is dominating.