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SHAREHOLDER ENGAGEMENT

Environmental, Social & Governance

ENVIRONMENTAL, SOCIAL & GOVERNANCE CENTER

Companies face interconnected challenges in governance, sustainability, and corporate social responsibility: shareholder activism, digital threats, and supply chain issues, to name a few. The ESG Center connects research, programs, and people to find solutions. Candid and confidential discussions, led by experts and fed by corporate leaders, drive progress in our companies and in the greater corporate governance community.

Proxy Voting Analytics (2016-2019)

December 19, 2019 | RESEARCH REPORT

Board-Shareholder Engagement Practices

December 02, 2019 | DIRECTOR NOTES

Can the Board Really be Outsourced?

January 30, 2019 | PUBLICATION

WEBCAST

Shareholder Activism: A Look Ahead

What are the latest trends in shareholder activism and how can companies prepare for the future? Join Paul Washington, Executive Director of The Conference Board ESG Center, as he hosts a panel of legal, communications, and investment banking experts who discuss the trends companies need to be prepared for.

February 25, 2020

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WEBCAST

Book Discussion: "Dear Chairman" with Jeff Gramm

Join this book discussion webcast to gain a deeper understanding of the public company/shareholder relationship, and the lessons that managers, investors, and board members alike can take away from this history.

July 26, 2018

WEBCAST

Governance Watch: Investor Tactics & other Highlights from the 2016 Proxy Season

This webcast will focus on the investor engagement tactics used during the 2016 proxy season including activism, shareholder proposals, investor collaborations, and letter writing campaigns. CPE and CLE credit available.

August 04, 2016

IN THE NEWS

Matteo Tonello: Board-Shareholder Engagement Practices

Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance
December 30, 2019

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