The Top Three Trends Shaping the 2022 Proxy Season

  • Alyson Slater, Senior Director, Sustainable Finance, GRI
  • Yibo Bu, Climate Research Analyst, GRI
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ABOUT THIS ARTICLE:

Proxy season casts a spotlight on key issues of growing importance to investors, and shareholder resolutions are a tool that continues to be used to drive change across sectors. Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) themes have long been a prominent part of investor engagement and shareholder resolutions, but this year’s proxy season has seen an uptick in action. In this briefing, the top three trends in Canada and globally are discussed along with actions issuers can take to stay ahead of investor expectations on ESG.