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March 13, 2018

Companies Are Disclosing How Much Less They Pay Workers Than Executives

Huffington Post

March 3, 2018

Passive fund managers face showdown in US gun debate


February 24, 2018

Big investors backed shareholder campaigns on climate, human rights

Sydney Morning Herald

February 18, 2018

Vanguard creates new European stewardship team


February 16, 2018

Europese belegger verzet zich vaker tegen hoog salaris Amerikaanse bestuurder

Het Financieele Dagblad

February 12, 2018

BlackRock Doesn’t Want CEOs to ‘Overboard’ Themselves

Bloomberg BNA

January 17, 2018

BlackRock chief Larry Fink issues companies with code of conduct


December 18, 2017

Goldman and Deutsche the most supportive of activist campaigns

Financial News

December 7, 2017

Corporate Boards’ Zombie Problem Proves Persistent but Curable

Bloomberg Law

December 4, 2017

EU fund houses demand say on US executive pay


November 16, 2017

Shareholders take aim at Murdochs with Fox voting rights push


November 7, 2017

ADP Boss Taunts Ackman: This Was an ‘Ass-Whooping’

Wall Street Journal

November 7, 2017

Activist William Ackman Loses Bid for ADP Board Seats

Fox Business

October 31, 2017

Vanguard CEO rejects claims it is too soft on companies

Financial News

October 17, 2017

BlackRock’s Empty Words on Climate Change

O’Dwyer’s PR

October 16, 2017

P&G Apparently Beat Peltz by a Sliver

Wall Street Journal

October 16, 2017

Light backing from State Street weighs on U.S. diversity drives


October 16, 2017

BlackRock and Vanguard’s climate change efforts are glacial


October 15, 2017

Walmart’s $20 Billion Buyback May Be Bid to Forestall Potential Activists


October 3, 2017

Health Insurance Tumbles On Short News; Trian Gains Support At P&G From Proxy Advisers


October 2, 2017

Top investment groups push for action on climate risks


September 29, 2017

Allianz doubles voting pressure on company boards

Financial News

September 28, 2017

Should schemes engage in more shareholder activism?

Pensions Expert

September 18, 2017

Top U.S. funds took slightly tougher stand on pay, review finds


September 7, 2017

Ryanair faces fresh shareholder rebellion over executive pay


September 2, 2017

Big investors step up rebellion at company meetings


August 25, 2017

Call for climate change risk disclosures

August 21, 2017

U.S. funds get tougher on climate and diversity, but not CEO pay


August 14, 2017

Swimming Against the Current

Harvard Law Corporate Governance Blog

August 14, 2017

Vanguard seeks corporate disclosure on risks from climate change


August 4, 2017

Mega Investors No Match for Zuckerberg’s Super-Powered Shares


August 3, 2017

FTSE 100 chief executive average pay drops 17 per cent amid pressure from investors and politicians: Top earners revealed

City AM

July 19, 2017

Vanguard’s Votes on Climate Change Up for Their Own Vote


July 19, 2017

New York’s DiNapoli asks Dimon to back off a proxy reform


July 14, 2017

Why are activists going after CEOs more?


July 14, 2017


Revista Consejeros (Comunicado de prensa)

June 9, 2017

Breaking the Ice: Investors Warm to Climate Change

Harvard Law Corporate Governance Blog

June 9, 2017

NIRI 2017 Annual Conference Highlights


June 5, 2017

Billionaire investor David Einhorn appears to be alone in GM shareholder battle

Detroit Free Press

May 27, 2017

More consultation has kept governance storms have been kept in their teacups

Daily Telegraph

May 26, 2017

Exclusive: Fidelity may back climate resolutions, a milestone for activists


May 26, 2017

Big shareholder rebellions mask the return of the nod-through

Financial News

May 22, 2017

Shell boss Ben van Beurden under scrutiny over his €8.26m pay ahead of the FTSE-100 giant’s annual general meeting

City AM

May 19, 2017

Dubious Corporate Practices Get a Rubber Stamp From Big Investors

New York Times

May 17, 2017

Premier Oil, Playtech and Foxtons feel AGM wrath from investors in pay votes

City AM

May 16, 2017

High pay for fund managers undermines influence


May 16, 2017

Investors unhappy over fund managers’ pay hike

Financial Express Bangladesh

May 15, 2017

BP, Standard Life and Jupiter Fund Management are among next firms to face AGMs and exec pay scrutiny

City AM

May 12, 2017

LTIP-ing Point: Is This the End of Long-Term Incentive Plans?

Harvard Law Corporate Governance Blog

May 8, 2017

Investors wake up to outcry over unequal pay


May 7, 2017

Vanguard fails to exert influence over high pay


April 28, 2017

Schroders’ pay policy meets resistance at annual general meeting


April 25, 2017

Activism This Week: Wells Fargo Long; HCG Short


April 21, 2017

High-stakes vote on Wells Fargo board also tests proxy adviser ISS


April 6, 2017

Poisoned Chalice? An Analysis of Investor Voting on Golden Parachutes

Harvard Law Corporate Governance Blog

March 30, 2017

Corporate America’s top shareholder referee gets tougher on activists


February 22, 2017

Snap and the 21st century governance vacuum


February 17, 2017

A rare corner of finance where women dominate, seeking to better corporate America

Financial Post

February 12, 2017

Large Cap Activism Will Come Roaring Back


February 6, 2017

Passive houses insist they do care about governance


January 27, 2017

Larry Fink’s Annual Letter To CEOs


January 20, 2017

Proxy Advisors’ Influence Wanes in Say On Pay

Agenda Week

January 18, 2017

Are Top Investors Listening To Proxy Advisors On Pay?


January 17, 2017

Despite Dimon’s criticism, JPMorgan funds closely track ISS on executive pay


January 16, 2017

A Rare Corner of Finance Where Women Dominate

New York Times

October 24, 2016

Meet the New Corporate Power Brokers: Passive Investors

Wall Street Journal

October 19 26, 2016

Is a proxy contest preferable to a quick settlement with activists? Some institutional investors think so


October 11, 2016

2017 Proxy Season Roll Out — What’s Next for Shareholder Engagement?


September 23, 2016

Your Mutual Fund Has Your Proxy, Like It or Not

New York Times

August 4, 2016

BlackRock’s voting record clashes with CEO’s tough talk on buybacks


July 21, 2016

Responsible investment group may toss firms for lack of effort


July 19, 2016

Companies Forgot About Mom-and-Pop Investors…Until Now

Wall Street Journal

June 2, 2016

Investors challenge fund managers on say-on-pay vote practices


May 25, 2016

iRobot Beats Activist as Shareholders Reject Red Mountain Board Picks

Wall Street Journal

May 24, 2016

Is the Stock Spirits activist investor rebellion an omen of things to come?


May 23, 2016

BlackRock slammed over too many votes for high pay


May 20, 2016

Large Minority of Goldman Shareholders Urge CEO, Chairman Split

May 17, 2016

Stock Spirits showdown gains momentum as first investor reveals it will vote with dissident Luis Amaral at AGM


May 09, 2016

Executive Pay “rubber stamping” rife


May 6, 2016

City rivals criticise Schroders over chairman appointment


May 2, 2016

Capital Group leaders look to rein in inflated CEO pay


April 27, 2016

Investors want mutual funds to get tougher on CEO pay: Reuters/Ipsos poll


April 25, 2016

Telegraph Business City’s most active rebel investors revealed

The Telegraph

April 15, 2016

BlackRock Wields Its Big Stick Like a Wet Noodle on C.E.O. Pay

New York Times

March 31, 2016

Florida State Board lists finalists for corporate governance, proxy-voting services

Pensions & Investments

February 1, 2016

Vanguard, Fidelity face proxy access row


January 29, 2016

Research shows gulf in support for proxy access

IR Magazine

January 27, 2016

Proxy Access: New Sense Of Nuisance


November 23, 2015

The woman who ditched ‘dull’ fashion for funds


November 3, 2015

Investors vote with the board in 90% of cases, finds study

IR Magazine

November 2, 2015

Fund houses back boards 90% of the time


October 14, 2015

Only one in five investors vote based on proxy advisers’ policies

IR Magazine

October 1, 2015

Whole Foods faces a whole new ballgame, with shareholders and customers


September 25, 2015

US companies quicker to give board seats to activists


August 9, 2015

Activist Investors’ Secret Ally: Big Mutual Funds

Wall Street Journal

July 12, 2015

Breaking ranks, ClearBridge’s Kagan frets over CEO pay ‘arms race’


July 1, 2015

Compensation, activism and director elections dominate Canada’s proxy season, says report

Corporate Secretary

June 12, 2015

Two Activist Nominees Elected to Shutterfly Board

Wall Street Journal

May 27, 2015

Activists May Seek Targets With Unhappy Shareholders


May 20, 2015

Calstrs, Calprs Go Their Separate Ways on Activists

Wall Street Journal

April 8, 2015

Activist Campaigns Spark Other Shareholders to Life


April 2, 2015

Beyond the rubber stamp: fund managers and the stewardship dilemma


March 26, 2015

Asset managers criticised over voting record

Ignite Europe

March 25, 2015

Board pay: reliably contentious… Avoid a PR nightmare

UK IR Society

February 10, 2015

New battlegrounds: a global activism update

Corporate Secretary

February 2, 2015

BlackRock among investors most likely to have backed US activists

Financial News

December 23, 2014

For Older Board Members, the Pressure to Move On

Wall Street Journal

December 22, 2014

Asset Managers, Activists Urge Companies to Adopt Director Tenure Policies


October 6, 2014

Top critics of executive pay named in survey

Financial News

August 26, 2014

Inside Track with Broc: Seth Duppstadt on Proxy Insight

July 16, 2014

The shareholder spring is back – but there may be worse to come for CEOs

City AM

June 25, 2014

The 10 asset managers bankers should fear

Financial News

June 2, 2014

Rules shake-up and the law of unintended consequences


May 30, 2014

Shareholder Revolt Over Bankers Pay Increasing


April 8, 2014

Vote database to archive what shareholders really want

IR Magazine

August 15, 2013

Capita director to launch voting data service

IR Magazine