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.
While shareholders are focusing on executive compensation, they aren’t promoting fair pay and decent work throughout their companies, according to a new report
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.