IR Leader
August 15, 2017

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Journey to Breakthrough: IIRC Integrated Report 2016

We have now released our 2016 integrated report, demonstrating how significant international progress is being achieved to make Integrated Reporting the global norm in corporate reporting.

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Public Company Directors Take Note: Canadian Securities Regulators weigh in on Material Conflict of Interest Transactions

On Thursday, July 27, 2017, staff of the Ontario Securities Commission and its counterparts in Quebec, Alberta, Manitoba and New Brunswick (Staff) published important guidance on Staff's expectations of market participants, including boards and their advisors, in material conflict of interest transactions.

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Hertz Official Sees Easy Path with Virtual AGMs

Virtual shareholder meetings (VSMs) have faced criticism from some investors but they are growing in popularity and, according to a senior Hertz governance official, they can be straightforward to use and generate more shareholder involvement, Ben Maiden reports for IR Magazine sister publication Corporate Secretary.

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An Insider Explains Why Wall Street's Big Money Focus On Sustainability Is Here To Stay

When a hedge fund launches a major activist campaign calling for changes at companies here and in overseas markets it's real news. But under the radar of those headline-grabbing battles, big institutional investors like mutual funds, index funds, pensions and endowments are also getting into the activist game.

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Pursuit of Influence: How Today's Activism Will Change Your Boardroom Dynamic

Shareholders are looking to take an increasingly active role in governance. Whether or not they have a literal seat at the table, they are getting closer to the boardroom than ever before. Boards of directors will have to take notice and change their practices to respond.

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