Sacha Sadan, LGIM

9 December, 2020

LGIM’s Sacha Sadan on stewardship and sustainability

In our latest podcast we interview Sacha Sadan, director of investment stewardship at Legal and General Investment Management (LGIM) and one of fund management’s most influential thinkers on corpora...
Global stewardship

26 October, 2020

The ICGN Global Stewardship Principles: 2020 revisions

The International Corporate Governance Network (ICGN) celebrates its 25th anniversary this year, normally a time for great...
active investors, shareholder rights

7 October, 2019

Active investors bring about better governance, academics confirm

Active investors are piling the pressure on boards and companies to change their ways or improve their governance, but the effects of all that engagement are notoriously difficult to measure. With the...
businessmen, handshake

10 October, 2018

How strong investor relationships stem from enhanced dialogue

The recently updated UK Corporate Governance Code and imminent consultation on the UK Stewardship Code has kept scrutiny on the relationship between corporates bo...
boardroom success, board skills

9 October, 2018

Harnessing conflict for boardroom success

Having reviewed the operations of thousands of organisations in more than 34 countries, our ongoing research indicates that organisational stewardship of boards has dropped to staggering...
Dr Hans-Christoph Hirt

4 October, 2018

Stewardship vanguard: Hans-Christoph Hirt, Hermes EOS

Asked to assess how companies are performing against his stewardship priorities for 2018, Dr Hans-Christoph Hirt notes the progress of key issues...
City of London, audit

10 August, 2018

ICGN reveals stewardship awards nominees

The International Corporate Governance Network has revealed the nominees for the 2018 stewards...
Dutch Parliament, The Hague, Netherlands

4 July, 2018

Institutional investors’ group publishes Dutch stewardship code

An association of pension funds, insurers and asset managers have developed the Netherlands’ first stewardship code, emphasising the role shareholders can play in creating long-term value creation i...
insolvency

25 May, 2018

Measures to protect stakeholders in insolvent firms proposed

Measures to reduce the risk of major company failure through poor governance or stewardship, and to strengthen the responsibilities of directors of firms in or approaching insolvency, have been propos...

21 March, 2018

Asset owners should ‘enforce’ ongoing investor engagement

Engagement by investors should not be reserved for "intensive care" cases but involve ongoing regular dialogue with companies, and should be enforced by asset owners, according to a respected academic...