2020 proxy season: what boards should know

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Overview

What's hot on the 2020 proxy season agenda? Our user-friendly guide breaks down the top trends for board members on:

  • ESG
  • Human capital and shareholder matters

  • Board composition

  • Executive compensation

  • Shareholder proposal submissions

  • Proxy advisors

2020 proxy season: what boards should know also highlights key developments from regulators and investors and includes the top considerations for board members to discuss with management.

As you head into proxy season, please also read PwC’s latest guidance on effectively navigating your company through COVID-19, and consider virtual alternatives as you plan your annual meetings.

Sustainability, also known as environmental, social and governance (ESG), is not a new concept. But for a long time, sustainability efforts existed in silos, were not integrated into the company’s core business model, and were not disclosed. So, what has changed? Why is this topic shaping today’s business world?

 

In this paper we answer those questions and outline the audit committee’s role in sustainability reporting. 

Sustainability, also known as environmental, social and governance (ESG), is not a new concept. But for a long time, sustainability efforts existed in silos, were not integrated into the company’s core business model, and were not disclosed. So, what has changed? Why is this topic shaping today’s business world?

 

In this paper we answer those questions and outline the audit committee’s role in sustainability reporting. 

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Paula Loop

Paula Loop

Governance Insights Center Leader, PwC US

Stephen G. Parker

Stephen G. Parker

Partner, Governance Insights Center, PwC US

Paul DeNicola

Paul DeNicola

Principal, Governance Insights Center, PwC US

Barbara Berlin

Barbara Berlin

Managing Director, Governance Insights Center, PwC US

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