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

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.

Latest Thinking

Guidance on Enhancing Gender Diversity on Boards

Guidance on Enhancing Gender Diversity on Boards

Board quality , including gender diversity, is foundational to good governance and positive investment outcomes.

Promoting Sustainable Value

Promoting Sustainable Value

A letter from Ron O’Hanley to board members of companies in our client portfolios, outlining our framework for evaluating sustainability.

Climate Change Risk Oversight Framework for Directors

Climate Change Risk Oversight Framework for Directors

A step by step guide to help directors evaluate sustainability risks and opportunities that impact long-term value creation in their sector.

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.

Changing Board Practices and Culture

Changing Board Practices and Culture

Ron O’Hanley and Rakhi Kumar discuss how board practices have evolved since 2011, with board members now taking on a greater depth of responsibilities.

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

Navigating Conglomerate Governance

Rakhi Kumar, Bob Herz and Malcolm Ryerse discuss the materiality of ESG Information and its use by investors.

Response to Corporate Governance Reform

Response to Corporate Governance Reform

By incorporating sustainability factors, boards can ultimately make better decisions for long-term shareholders and society.