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More companies embracing virtual shareholder meetings

Rob Swystun, Pristine Advisers

More companies are embracing virtual annual shareholder meetings, even in the face of opposition.

As reported by Jena McGregor in the… 836 more words

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Social responsibility resolutions smashing records this proxy season

Rob Swystun, Pristine Advisers

Among the growing trends in the investment world is shareholders increasingly calling for companies to be more socially and environmentally conscious. 699 more words

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5 Steps boards can take to mitigate risks to a company's reputation

Rob Swystun, Pristine Advisers

How much is a reputation worth?

If you’re in business, a good reputation is almost invaluable.

Despite that, Echo Research managed to put a value on the reputations of all the companies in the S&P 500 and came up with the lofty sum of $3 trillion. 871 more words

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In the Wake of the Brian Williams Scandal, Should You Ever Lie to A Customer?

The lightening pace at which NBC anchor Brian Williams lost credibility with the public is a important reminder to business owners, managers, and those in a leadership position that even a tiny fib can breach trust or confidence.  178 more words

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Boards: How to ensure output meets expectations

Board Source recently released a report entitled Leading with Intent.  In this report, Board Source shows how Boards rate themselves in key areas.  While organizations rate their respective Boards as very strong when it comes to mission and  financial oversight, they really lag behind in critical areas of advocacy and fundraising.   93 more words

Proxy access shaping up to be big corporate governance battle issue

Rob Swystun, Pristine Advisers

When 2015 is all said and done, it may be remembered as the year “proxy access” became the buzz phrase in the investing world. 750 more words

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Tips on how to use governance roadshows to stave off proxy battles

Rob Swystun, Pristine Advisers

Today is all about exploring yet another tool in the battle against shareholder activism.

This time it’s governance roadshows. These roadshows, says Lex Suvanto, Managing Director of Financial Communications and Special Situations, … 861 more words

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