Just-Style – Apparel and footwear brands Adidas and H&M are among 90 global companies that have responded to investor calls for more consistent and comparable workforce data, a request aimed at improving the quality of jobs worldwide and helping to tackle inequity and poverty.
Ninety global companies, including four Canadian companies and 21 of the world’s 100 largest firms, have responded to investor calls for more consistent and comparable workforce data
A group of pension plans and other institutional investors have filed a formal shareholder proposal with Imperial Oil asking that the company offer an annual shareholder advisory vote on executive compensation (“Say on Pay”).
Capping executive pay on its own is a limited response to a structural problem. Limiting a few peoples’ income at the top end does not guarantee that the dollars saved will be channelled towards measures that improve economic outcomes for the rest of the workforce.
The Globe and Mail – How can adding new regulations reduce the regulatory burden?Simple. Picture what happens whenever a traffic light goes out of service at a busy intersection.
CSR Journal – Though the term ‘corporate social responsibility’ varies across companies and countries, it’s generally considered to be a form of organizational self-regulation focusing on an employer’s approach to sustainability across a variety of topics, such as environmental efforts, human rights, corporate governance, health and safety and economic development.
While shareholders are focusing on executive compensation, they aren’t promoting fair pay and decent work throughout their companies, according to a new report
As the understanding of both the tangible and intangible benefits of CSR policies grows, organizations are folding them into their benefits and pension plans in the form of volunteer programs, employee-driven charitable initiatives and pension plan investment policies.