Shareholders approve proposal to increase Canadian firm’s gender diversity

Advisor’s Edge  – Advocates for socially responsible investment and good corporate governance are touting the first win for a shareholder proposal dedicated to improving gender diversity at a Canadian firm.

The Vancouver-based Shareholder Association for Research & Education (SHARE) has reported that a proxy proposal on diversity filed by the British Columbia Teachers Federation received 64.5% shareholder support at Waste Connections Inc.’s annual meeting.

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