chair, boardroom

16 September, 2019

Board independence revealed as key issue for investors in 2020

The independence of company chairs in Europe could figure heavily in the deliberations of one of the chief proxy advisers as it formulates its policies for the 2020 season of annual meetings.

2 September, 2019

Boards under media influence

Fifteen years ago, The Globe and Mail put the spotlight on a group of 16 board directors who had an inordinate influence on the Canadian business landscape. ...
Louis Vuitton sign, LVMH

30 May, 2019

Asset manager urges separation of chair and CEO roles

A major investment manager has called for companies to separate the roles of CEO and chair, and improve remuneration disclosure, after surveying the top companies across Europe.
chairs, overboarding

29 April, 2019

How many chairships is too many?

Reading through the policy guide of proxy advisory firm Gla...
climate change

16 April, 2019

Shareholders focus attention on diversity and climate

If you are a company chair and fail to ensure your board is diverse you can bet some significant shareholders will now vote against your reappointment. That’s the message this week from Legal and...
boardroom, conference, corporate governance

5 October, 2018

Overboarding is a growing concern

Ever feel there just isn’t enough time in the day? While for mere mortals that may stem from juggling the demands of doing the school run, a day job and keeping house, shareholders are increasingly ...