As the names of each board member and senior executive were read out at the Canfor Corporation and Constellation Software annual meetings last week, the need for a plan to increase gender diversity came into sharp focus.
In the United States, approximately 35 shareholder proposals will be voted on in 2017 addressing different aspects of decent work.[i] This Proxy Alert examines two of these proposals.
OceanRock Investments Ltd., working with SHARE, filed a shareholder proposal for the 2017 annual shareholders’ meeting of RBI again asking the board of directors to adopt and publish a formal, written board diversity policy by …
Today, workers continue to struggle for decent work. Many workers are facing low and stagnant wages, insecure employment, wage theft, misclassification and other kinds of precarious work situations. In Canada, it is estimated that precarious forms of employment have increased by nearly 50%…
Last week the Chair of the US House Financial Services Committee submitted draft legislation for the Financial Choice Act, which aims to revoke various financial sector reforms introduced under the Dodd Frank act after the 2008 financial crisis.
RESOLVED that the Board prepare a report to shareholders, at reasonable cost and omitting proprietary information, detailing the due diligence process used by Enbridge, its affiliates and subsidiaries to identify and address social and environmental risks, including Indigenous rights risks, when reviewing potential acquisitions.
As cash-for-access fundraising and campaign finance reform dominate news headlines, public concern over how Canadian corporations influence the democratic process has grown.
The Shareholder Association for Research and Education (SHARE) is pleased to announce its collaboration with ShareAction in the UK on the Workforce Disclosure Initiative (WDI). The WDI brings institutional investors together to secure comparable workforce reporting…
When U.S. truck driver Edgardo Villatoro received his paycheck in November 2015 from XPO Logistics Inc., his gross pay was $2,054.05. The number on his paycheck, however, was $337.26.
When TD Bank Financial Group holds its annual meeting in Toronto on Thursday morning March 30, close observers of proxy voting in Canada will consider the 2017 season officially under way.