Rio Tinto

12 April, 2017

Rio Tinto faces shareholder opposition over boardroom diversity

Fund manager Hermes EOS is expected to vote against the reappointment of Rio Tinto's board chairman Jan du Plessis as chair of the company's nominations committee, because of the lack of diversity am...
Boardroom

11 April, 2017

Hermes to take action on boardroom pay and diversity

Hermes Investment Management has served notice on company boards that it will get tough on executive pay policies and boardroom diversity. Hans Christoph Hirt, co-head of Hermes EOS, the body that...
UK parliament, governance reform

5 April, 2017

MPs propose major changes to UK governance code

Half of the board members in UK companies should be women, according to a report from members of the UK parliament, which recommends that the government sets a target from May 2020 for new boardroom a...
wind turbines, climate change, ESG, LGIM

4 April, 2017

LGIM toughens stance on climate change, diversity and pay ratios

Climate change is growing in importance for Legal and General Investment Management (LGIM), with a sharp increase in the number of sustainability issues during company engagement, according the asset...
male boards

3 April, 2017

Companies with all-male boards could lose investor votes

Companies with all-male boards face protest votes from investors if they cannot demonstrate a plan to recruit women to boardroom positions. According to

17 October, 2016

Fund mangers called on to back gender policy

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19 September, 2016

MPs launch governance inquiry

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technology, data

1 September, 2016

More boardroom women have tech experience

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boardroom

16 August, 2016

10 questions for building a board

As the board’s role continues to evolve in the wake of the financial crisis, board composition — the "right" number of board members with appropriately diverse skills and experience — is...
diversity, BAME

18 July, 2016

Race and ethnicity perceived as barrier to boardrooms

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