Spotlight on ESG: Key developments from the 2022 US proxy season
This report from Alliance Advisors offers statistics and analysis on how shareholders responded to ESG issues during proxy season 2022. It includes: Statistics on some factors that made the difference between ESG proposals receiving shareholder support or not Real-life examples of climate proposals that received between 91 percent and 98 percent support Analysis of the development of racial equity and civil rights...Read more
Board oversight of ESG gains momentum
Investor interest in ESG has been intensifying over the past decade. Planning for 2023 proxy disclosure requires careful review of both final and proposed SEC disclosure regulations, as well as of intensifying investor interest in company sustainability. Whether it is the new pay versus performance disclosure rules, or the expected new climate-related disclosure requirements, the Board’s role in oversight of an...Read more
Sep 01, 2022
Best Practice Report: Conducting an ESG Roadshow
Sponsored by Nasdaq IR’s stake in ESG has grown significantly, with nearly 40 percent of IR professionals now having ESG as part of their remit, according to Nasdaq’s third annual Global IR Pulse Survey. With the pool of ESG capital and investor interest expanding, a dedicated ESG roadshow is increasingly emerging as a desirable channel for investor interaction. This new report is your guide to ESG...Read more
Aug 03, 2022
Best Practice Report – How to hold an ESG investor day
Sponsored by Cision ESG investor days offer companies the opportunity to hold a dedicated event where they can report on their ESG progress, explain how ESG drives – and is integrated into – company strategy and priorities, and open a two-way channel to engage with investors. In this report, we explore the issue and hear the experiences and advice of IR and ESG professionals across Europe and North...Read more
Jul 21, 2022
Best Practice Report – How to add ESG talking points to your earnings calls
Sponsored by Notified This new best practice report by IR Magazine, in partnership with Notified, examines the evolving practice of including ESG talking points on your earnings call, including tips for companies at any stage of developing their ESG practice and an exploration of tying these processes into their wider annual IR program. The report includes first-hand IR advice in a case...Read more
ESG Reporting journey with Frank Kelley, DFIN’s director of ESG & compliance services
Gain exclusive insights from DFIN’s director of ESG & compliance services, Frank Kelley, as he discusses DFIN’s unique 5-step ESG reporting process and what the future holds for ESG. It covers: Where is the SEC on ESG reporting guidance at the moment? Which frameworks do investors, including BlackRock, show preference for right now? How to be an ESG over-achiever, including working towards meeting the...Read more
Beyond ESG – an integrated approach to governance, investing and regulation
This new report from Morrow Sodali argues for an integrated approach that combines environmental, social and governance issues together with traditional financial and accounting metrics. It sets out 6 ways that this approach avoids common pitfalls , including: avoiding strategy silos avoiding “zero-sum” thinking that pits ESG against traditional accounting and financial metrics avoiding pitting...Read more
Redefining company purpose in the age of ESG
This new report from S&P Global sets out statistics and analysis on key areas of ESG for IR, covering: Key topics to evaluate in your annual ESG materiality assessments Identifying gaps between investors’ ideal reports and actual company metrics Managing expectations on measuring Scope 3 emissions Reporting climate risk...Read more
Is your ESG journey driving value creation?
This report from Corbin Advisors offers statistics and analysis on: investors' views on companies with an integrated ESG strategy tips from best-in-class firms how to ensure your ESG strategy involves continuous improvement, looking ahead to future risks and opportunities three ways to differentiate your ESG program to drive value creation...Read more
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