New York Institutional Investors set new diversity rules to be used in Directors and CEO Searches

Since 2014, the Office of the New York City Comptroller has led different stages of the Boardroom Accountability Project, which gives shareholders the ability to nominate Board Members at U.S. companies using the corporate ballot, known as “proxy access” and thus, giving them a stronger voice in the long-term oversight of the companies they invest in, including on issues related … Continue reading New York Institutional Investors set new diversity rules to be used in Directors and CEO Searches

Corporate management of Employee Activism requires strong communication mechanisms

I have intended to write about Amazon’s recent pledge on climate change and its connectivity with the previous demands by some of its employees, who had planned - and actually held - a walkout. Initially, my thought was that this was a good example of how employee activism is driving corporate change. However, I held off on it to reflect on … Continue reading Corporate management of Employee Activism requires strong communication mechanisms