2023 Annual Letter to Boards
Leading the Way: Navigating Volatile Markets and Macroeconomic Forces
The extraordinary 2021 proxy season comprised significant developments in governance, environmental and sustainability issues, diversity, shareholder engagement, investor considerations and activism matters.
Freshfields’ corporate governance team reviewed trends and developments for this year’s proxy season, summarizing the key takeaways and guidance across the following core areas: boards and directors refreshment trends, board and senior management diversity, climate disclosure and engagement, environmental and social shareholder proposals, governance trends and proposals, executive compensation considerations, activism and proxy advisory firm updates and investor updates.
High-level takeaways are outlined below. Download the full report here.
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