Academic argues that the Exxon/Engine No.1 case could be a template for how to make companies confront climate risk.
A new paper suggests that AIM rules should be revised to encourage activism and better protect the interests of minority shareholders.
With shareholder activism on the rise, boards must ensure they engage fully with investor concerns and demonstrate how they are addressing crucial issues.
Visibility and proactive shareholder engagement is the key to quelling investor dissent and getting your company on the front foot for the AGM season.
Relying on shareholders to make corporations more accountable is misguided. There are far more direct and effective measures available.
The appetite for M&A is rising despite uncertain times. Behind it is the growing popularity of quarterly portfolio reviews.
Plans to refresh Stobart Group’s board are apace, with Ginny Pulbrook taking a non-executive role.
Speedy Hire gets a new chairman; and BTG’s new remuneration committee chair will have interesting discussions ahead, as a tranche of shareholders vote against recent remuneration policy.
Iain Ferguson survives attempts to oust him from Stobart, but he isn’t part of the board’s plan to bring shareholders onside by overhauling personnel, governance and ownership.
Majority of Persimmon shareholders either vote against or abstain from backing the housebuilder’s controversial executive bonus payouts.