La Presse – La valse des millions dans la valeur de rémunération des dirigeants d’entreprises d’origine québécoise et cotées en Bourse s’est poursuivie de plus belle jusqu’à la toute fin de la décennie, constate-t-on dans la recension annuelle effectuée par La Presse.
Financial Post – After a weekend of protests in Canada and the United States against racism and police brutality, the workweek arrived and executives were ready with statements, tweets and LinkedIn posts.
A shareholder of Restaurant Brands International (RBI) is recommending that shareholders withhold their vote for Alexandre Behring, the company’s co-chair. Behring is also the managing partner of 3G Capital, the Brazilian hedge fund that owns a controlling stake in RBI.
SHARE will help Dragonfly vote its shares at company meetings and engage company management on climate change, environmental protection & Indigenous reconciliation
In 2019, the majority of independent shareholders voted for a resolution asking the board of directors to report on the actions the company has taken to uphold decent work practices across its owned and franchised operations but the company has refused to implement the proposal.
The Remie Network – CCSN has developed four principles for responsible real estate management during the COVID-19 pandemic, which will also serve as the metrics for assessing the ten companies’ performance. These consider practices and policies related to workers’ financial stability, safety, flexibility to deal with family and personal pressures, and potential vulnerability as contractors’ employees.
Canadian Investment Review – At a time of uncertainty caused by the coronavirus crisis, active ownership is more important than ever, says Kevin Thomas, chief executive officer of the Shareholder Association for Research and Education.
Because this crisis is having devastating and unequal impacts on workers in global supply chains, inaction is not an option. What happens now in global supply chains is part and parcel of business continuity issues for retailers and brands, not a separate and isolated issue.
The resolution at Brookfield Asset Management recommends the company assign accountability to a board committee and amend the committee’s charter to monitor human capital management policies and disclosure and evaluate the disclosure of workforce metrics to shareholders.