As part of our blog series based on this great panel of in-house practitioners – featuring Healthpeak Properties’ Carol Samaan, Lumen Technologies’ Michael Rouvina and Cognizant’s Aya Kiy-Morrocco – here’s a blog that addresses the question of: “How much do…
We have heard that investors love it when a company provides a “red line” (marked up) version of their bylaws showing exactly what has changed compared to the previous version. Item 601 of Regulation S-K doesn’t require companies to file…
As part of our blog series based on this great panel of in-house practitioners – featuring Healthpeak Properties’ Carol Samaan, Lumen Technologies’ Michael Rouvina and Cognizant’s Aya Kiy-Morrocco – here’s a blog that addresses the question of: “When updating a…
As I was reading Dave Lynn’s blog about “Issuer Disclosure for the Public Good,” I couldn’t help but relate it to the transparency movement that is growing. Dave talked about sometimes wondering whether all this disclosure stuff serves any purpose.…
As part of our blog series based on this great panel of in-house practitioners – featuring Healthpeak Properties’ Carol Samaan, Lumen Technologies’ Michael Rouvina and Cognizant’s Aya Kiy-Morrocco – here’s a blog that addresses the question of: “When you do…
As I head into my second year serving as a Transparency Champion, I’m excited about the progress we’ve made in making people aware that there is such a thing – and excited about near-terms plans to start taking the movement…
This was such a great panel of in-house practitioners – featuring Healthpeak Properties’ Carol Samaan, Lumen Technologies’ Michael Rouvina and Cognizant’s Aya Kiy-Morrocco – that I’ve decided to highlight their commentary in a series of blogs. This particular blog addresses…
As we go through the process of analyzing the five types of disclosure documents for the S&P 250 – applying our transparency criteria to them to determine how companies are doing overall and who is doing it the best ahead…
In this 30-page thought piece, Labrador discusses practice tips and ways to structure and present your code of conduct so that it is relevant and influential and, in turn, more effectively supports your compliance program and improves your overall messaging.…
Following up on my blog about four bewildering things about plain English: A few years back, a study from Labrador and BVA extolled the benefits of “plain language” – as compared to “ordinary” language – based on surveying real people.…
We’re in the process of slugging through the five types of disclosure documents for the S&P 250, applying our transparency criteria to them to determine how companies are doing overall and who is doing it the best ahead of the…
I just wrapped up reading Matthew Sekol’s “ESG Mindset: Business Resilience and Sustainable Growth.” (You can also buy the book on Amazon – the other link takes you to the publisher’s site. Support Indie publishers!) It’s a “must read” for…
This is pretty wild stuff about leveraging universal proxy as reported in this note by Michael Levin of “The Activist Investor”: “Last week, HCC hosted its annual shareholders meeting, and we saw how this interesting and promising idea worked out…
Recently, ISS-Corporate Solutions issued a report – entitled “Gender Pay Equity: Assessing Corporate Transparency and Performance” – that offers analysis and a trove of data about gender pay equity and pay gap disclosure practices drawn from disclosures made by over…
Here is a list of 15 annual integrated reports from companies that are trying their best to be aligned – or inspired – with CSRD and ESRS, courtesy of Maria Tymtsias: 1. Metsä Group (Industry: Paper & Packaging) 2. H+H…

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