Row over pay for non-execs; JD Sports governance overhaul; EU agrees on CSRD; and do mandatory US climate disclosures impede free speech?
Agreement sees the threshold reduced to 33% if boards agree rules to include executive roles in their gender quota calculations.
US treasury secretary Janet Yellen is in Europe to push for agreement on the deal across 136 countries. But critics warn it misses the mark.
Research reveals one in ten UK companies fails to provide a modern slavery statement, despite it being a legal requirement.
Legal experts are highlighting a host of issues with the proposals, from scope and standards to a lack of protection for whistleblowers.
FTSE removes four Russian firms; LGIM warns on diversity; EU wants more women directors; and audit committees’ climate concerns.
Difficulty of due diligence on sanctions intensifies, as a host of companies around the world withdraw from Russian investments.
The proposals require company directors to take into account human rights, climate change and sustainability in their decision-making.
Companies urged to assess their links to Russia to avoid any breaches of the updated sanctions, should they be imposed.
Companies including Ikea, Danone and Aviva Investors have signed a letter calling on the EU to accelerate its work on human rights proposals.