But American investors are more likely to disclose their shareholder activism than EU counterparts, recent research reveals.
Investors who quiz the audit committee get a more rounded – albeit sometimes less comfortable – picture of the company.
The fund seeks to push the companies into speeding up their climate transition plans and acting to cut greenhouse gas emissions.
Chief executive Larry Fink seeks ‘to translate individual investor views into voting instructions’ for the first time.
After BlackRock’s move to expand voting choice to its clients, other investors will rightly be expecting their companies to follow suit.
Campaign group ClientEarth claims board members have breached their directors’ duties by failing to “properly prepare” for climate change.
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.