M&S chair Archie Norman’s Share Your Voice petition would ‘restrict shareholders’ ability to engage’, says The Engagement Appeal.
The former chief financial officer of Tesco and Marks & Spencer joins the Burberry Group’s board on 1 September.
Stuart Machin has taken over as chief executive, with Katie Bickerstaffe as co-CEO and Eoin Tonge as chief strategy and finance officer.
Think-tank Tomorrow’s Company calls for a change in approach to governance, as it believes reforms are distracting boards from investing for the long term.
Companies in the UK now have to produce a report detailing their efforts to beat modern slavery in their supply chains. Some have clearly thought this through. But the poor reporting of others is “worrying”.
New Corporate Human Rights Benchmark launches with M&S and BHP Billiton leading the rankings.