Asset stewardship

Asset Stewardship

Asset stewardship

Annual Stewardship Report 2016 Year End
One of our most important responsibilities to our clients and shareholders is to promote long-term value creation. Read about how we used our voice—and our vote—in 2016 on behalf of clients.

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Board Leadership Guidelines

Board Leadership Guidelines

Guidelines and Attributes for Effective Independent Board Leadership

Building Sustainable Value

Building Sustainable Value

With Rakhi Kumar, Head of ESG Investing and Asset Stewardship

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Stewardship and ESG

Active Ownership

As active owners, we engage with our portfolio companies on issues that impact value creation over the long term.

Sustainability

Incorporating Sustainability into Long-Term Strategy: In an age of rapid technological change, companies must articulate strategies around both good governance and talent development.

ESG Investing Solutions

Managing more than $176 billion in ESG assets, we draw on a rich heritage of helping investors meet their ESG objectives.

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Shareholder Rights in the Age of Snap

Shareholder Rights in the Age of Snap

Snap Inc.’s decision to go public with only non-voting shares set a new precedent and quickly reignited debate about unequal voting share structures and the implications for shareholder rights.

Designed to Protect Long Term Shareholder Interests

Designed to Protect Long Term Shareholder Interests

The crucial role of activists in bringing positive change to underperforming companies.

Guidance on Enhancing Gender Diversity on Boards

Guidance on Enhancing Gender Diversity on Boards

Gender diversity is one dimension out of many that we consider when evaluating board quality.

Mitigating Reputational Risk in C-Suite Play

Mitigating Reputational Risk in C-Suite Play

Guidance for directors on ways to identify and mitigate reputational risk in pay.

Navigating Conglomerate Governance

Navigating Conglomerate Governance

South Korean stocks appear to offer compelling value, but family owned conglomerates present governance challenges.

The Evolution of SEC Disclosure

The Evolution of SEC Disclosure

SSGA is a strong supporter of the principles of good stewardship that are embodied in the Framework for Promoting Long-Term Value Creation for US Companies.