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Governance Watch: Highlights from the 2021 Proxy Season — and How to Prepare for the Challenges Ahead

Join this webcast to hear how this year’s proxy season will affect offseason engagement and next year’s shareholder proposals.

July 26, 2021 11:00 AM ET [11:00] (New York)

Sign up now for our webcast with thought leaders from Bank of America and Cleary Gottlieb to gain cutting-edge insights you won’t get anywhere else on the recent proxy season, shareholder engagement, SEC regulations, and the board’s evolving role in ESG.

Join this webcast to learn about:

  • What we learned from the recent proxy season on shareholder proposals on climate change; diversity, equity & inclusion; and political lobbying and contributions – and what that portends for the future.
  • Strategies for dealing shareholder proposals, including whether, when and how companies should support a shareholder proposal.
  • How the “G” in ESG is evolving, and what to expect on director elections and say-on-pay votes.
  • What to look and listen for in your offseason engagement with institutional investors.
  • The changing composition and dynamics of companies’ retail base, and what it means for your future annual meetings.

Who Should Attend: Current and prospective board members of public and private companies; CEOs and other C-suite executives; general counsel; corporate secretaries; corporate attorneys; investors; and IR, sustainability, citizenship, human capital, communications, and corporate governance professionals.

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SPEAKERS

Gale Chang
Senior Vice President, Associate General Counsel and Assistant Secretary
Bank of America Corporation
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Helena K. Grannis
Counsel
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton
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Francesca L. Odell
Partner
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton
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Paul Washington
(Moderator)
Executive Director, ESG Center
The Conference Board
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