Voter suppression and other election threats are capturing the attention of shareholder advocates — including institutional investors.
The three largest U.S. pension funds are backing a bid by hedge fund firm Engine No. 1 to replace board directors at Exxon Mobil.
BlackRock plans to undergo a review of how its diversity, equity and inclusion policies impact stakeholders.
As You Sow released scorecards to help investors assess S&P 500 companies' efforts on racial justice and workplace equity disclosure.
Five large money managers are being asked to disclose political contributions following the Jan. 6 assault on the U.S. Capitol.
Corporate boards face mounting pressure to be more diverse as investors focus on long-term value and risk management.
Workforce and board diversity are among the top engagement priorities for investors in the 2021 proxy season.
The 2021 proxy season for ESG issues promises new shareholder tactics and priorities.
An investor initiative led by Illinois' treasurer called on Russell 3000 companies to disclose their boards' racial, ethnic and gender data.
S&P 100 companies committing to diversity and racial equality should back that up with action, New York City's comptroller says.
The board overseeing Puerto Rico's bankruptcy and fiscal recovery plans is losing its chairman and a board member.
CtW urged Lyft shareholders to oppose the re-election of co-founder Logan Green in protest over the company's dual-class share structure.
LGIM plans to vote against the re-election of Exxon Mobil's CEO, citing "a lack of strategic ambition" over climate change.
Investor members of the ICCR are asking 14 pharmaceutical firms to collaborate on critical health-care measures for the coronavirus.
The Teamsters General Fund and CtW Investment Group are calling on Amazon.com's board to report how the company oversees workplace safety.
BlackRock released its investment stewardship priorities for 2020, along with key performance indicators for tracking companies' progress.
Data based on AllianzGI data show stark disparities in governance standards in countries worldwide, while compensation remains contentious.
Starbucks is committing to reducing its carbon footprint, water use and waste by 2030, following a nonprofit's shareholder initiative.
Proposed rules from the SEC on the shareholder proposal process and proxy advisers have investors on high alert and ready to play defense.
The Financial Reporting Council has substantially revised its U.K. Stewardship Code for investments made on behalf of pension participants.
CII called on firms to simplify their executive compensation plans and allow a longer time frame to measure performance for incentive pay.
The Business Roundtable's shift in focus to serve all stakeholders is raising hackles among some investors.
Board directors of U.S. companies going public with dual-class share structures were identified in a list released Wednesday by the CII.
The average compensation of S&P 500 CEOs reached $14.5 million in 2018, $500,000 more than the previous year, the AFL-CIO's said.
Efforts to connect building trades pension fund assets and jobs got a boost with BlackRock's adoption of a responsible contractor policy.