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Almost one-third (29 percent) of nominations submitted for the proxy statement categories at the 2019 Corporate Governance Awards prominently discussed their company’s efforts to include E&S information in the proxy statement – representing a significant increase on the year before.
‘Given that proxy statements represent the board and company’s positioning on governance, the increased focus on ESG in the proxy statement – by boards, institutional investors and other key governance stakeholders – is naturally an expected development,’ says Kellie Huennekens, head of ESG research at Nasdaq.
In this guide, we’ll look at examples from three companies that have added E&S information to their proxy statements in the last year, how they did it and where they included the information.
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