UN SDGs, Sustainable Development Goals

14 November, 2017

Call for more corporate reporting on UN Sustainable Development Goals

The UK’s corporate governance watchdog should explore ways to increase transparency in corporate reporting of company contributions towards the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), according...
FTSE, investors, shareholders

7 November, 2017

Investors turn the screws over toned-down executive pay awards

FTSE350 companies have been given notice by shareholders that a trend to cut variable pay awards for executives should continue into 2018. The warning came from the
UK flag, UK government

4 September, 2017

UK government waters down plans to strengthen corporate governance

Watered-down proposals to improve the UK’s corporate governance regime have been
Sterling, pound

18 August, 2017

‘Shareholder spring’ dents FTSE100 remuneration rise

A reprise of the "shareholder spring" last year has seen more modest remuneration for the UK’s top company directors, according to research from the Investment Association. However, dissent among th...
executive pay, remuneration

27 February, 2017

Investment expert advocates salary-only model for executive pay

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Theresa May, prime minister

13 February, 2017

Shareholders seek softer measure over binding pay votes

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executive pay, pay, remuneration, pay ratios, corporate governance, finance

6 February, 2017

Investors aim to head off government intervention on executive pay

A coalition of fund mangers is to take a tougher line on executive pay deals this year in a bid to head off government intervention aimed at tackling excessive remuneration deals, according to

20 January, 2017

Bringing stakeholder comms online

Trust in business and, in particular, trust in those who manage business, is at a very low ebb. Politicians and the press have cast doubt on the degree to which directors actually regard the interest...
stakeholders, stakeholder engagement

13 January, 2017

Project launches to improve boardroom understanding of stakeholders

Company secretaries are to work with investors to improve the involvement of employees and stakeholders in the decision-making of company boards. ICSA and the Investment Association are to work on ...