The National Association of Corporate Directors has released the results of its 2017-2018 Public Company Governance Survey of about 600 directors. The survey looked at directors’ outlook for 2018 on key business trends and critical board priorities, the board’s role in overseeing the organization’s culture, the state of board risk oversight—especially cybersecurity risk—and the growing challenge of hedge-fund activist investors.
by Cydney Posner Do investors really care about ESG (environmental, social and governance) disclosures? Apparently they do, according to a recent survey by EY, and they even take information about ESG into account in making investment decisions. At times, robust corporate attention to ESG is, to some extent, even read […]
by Cydney Posner As reported in this article in the WSJ, the World Federation of Exchanges, a group of 64 of the world’s largest stock exchanges (including the NYSE and Nasdaq), have released guidance for the types of environmental, social and governance-related metrics the Federation believes are important for companies to provide […]