Values-Aligned Investing by Austin Wilson July 14, 2022
Every year, US shareholders file 400 to 500 resolutions that ask companies to address environmental and social (E&S) issues. If a company believes the shareholder resolution does not comply with procedural requirements or otherwise fits within an exception of Rule 14a-8 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, it requests...
Values-Aligned Investing by Austin Wilson January 12, 2022
Are nondisclosure agreements (NDAs) and mandatory arbitration standard employment procedures or barriers to workplace diversity, equity, and inclusion?...
Values-Aligned Investing by Austin Wilson July 22, 2021
Wrapped up in the rise of values-aligned investing and stakeholder capitalism is an increase in active ownership. One way to measure this rise is in the vote totals in support of shareholder resolutions on environmental and social issues...
Values-Aligned Investing by Austin Wilson May 27, 2021
For 23 years, shareholders held votes on whether Home Depot should disclose the EEO-1 forms it files annually with the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and describe the most basic data on its workforce diversity. As other large companies scramble to disclose data on DEI, Home Depot has finally agreed to...
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