Investors continue to play a vital role in the corporate governance of public companies and are having more influence on how boards and management teams operate. With the increase in shareholder activism there has been a push for more institutional investor dialogue with boards to discuss such governance-related issues as proxy access, board composition and executive compensation.
PwC’s Governance Insights Center strives to foster the dialogue between investors, directors and corporate management. We closely monitor trends and publish our perspectives spanning various shareholder activism, proxy access, and environmental, social and governance (ESG) disclosure topics.
One distinctive set of content is ProxyPulse, a joint publication from Broadridge Financial Solutions and PwC’s Governance Insights Center that offers a unique perspective on shareholder voting trends during the proxy season.
As companies’ shareholder engagement efforts grow, directors play increasingly important roles in interacting with shareholders. We outline our perspectives on the hot topics that are vital to both the investor and board governance worlds—topics like: