Join us for an interactive session with subject matter experts to review past trends and what to expect in 2020.
|7:30 – 8:00 am||NETWORKING BREAKFAST|
|8:00 – 9:00 am||OVERVIEW OF U.S. POLICY UPDATES FOR 2020
An analysis of the changes to ISS’s and Glass Lewis’s 2020 U.S. policies, and a discussion of the recent updates to ISS’s U.S. Governance QualityScore methodology.
Brian Johnson, Associate Director
|9:00 – 10:00 am||EVA IN PAY-FOR-PERFORMANCE
In 2018, ISS began referencing EVA metrics as a supplement to the pay-for-performance assessment within its benchmark research reports. This session will focus on ISS and EVA as an input into pay-for-performance.
Eric Schwarte, Executive Director EVA Advisory
|10:00 – 11:00 am||ANTICIPATING GROWTH IN ESG INVESTING
With $12 trillion now bring managed under responsible investment strategies, companies can no longer ignore the expectations from investors that their sustainability and CSR program be transparent. This session will review recent E&S trends and what companies can expect in 2020.
Nicole Bouquet, Head of Sustainability Advisory
6 East 44th Street
New York, NY 10017
7.30 AM – 11.00 AM | Wednesday 11 DECEMBER 2019
Please note that this event is free of charge and seats are limited; kindly RSVP by filling out the form below and reserve your seat today. Email ICS_Info@isscorporatesolutions.com with any questions.
Brian is a senior advisor working with ICS clients in the NY area. Before joining ISS Corporate Solutions in August 2018, Brian spent eight years a compensation consultant with Pay Governance, working with clients to review competitive pay practices and analyze the impact of emerging trends in executive compensation. In addition, he worked with clients on a variety of corporate governance issues such as equity plan approvals and analysis of voting practices by key proxy advisors. Prior to joining Pay Governance, Brian worked as a compensation consultant at Towers Watson and at Merck & Co. as a senior financial analyst.
Brian received his B.S. in Finance at the University of Connecticut and M.B.A. at Cornell University.
Eric is head of the EVA Advisory practice at ICS, that advises and supports C-level executives in the study and application of the ISS EVA research and methodology, along with implementation of related EVA-enterprise software solutions. He is a trusted thought-leader on value-based management techniques. He has 13+ years of experience consulting Fortune 500, private and midcap companies, in areas such strategic planning, financial performance diagnostics, peer benchmarking, M&A analysis, and capital allocation and investment decisions.
Prior to joining ISS, he was Managing Director at EVA FIN tech EVA Dimensions, and also spent time in management consulting, business development, and research and development for IBM, Merck and Alcon Laboratories. He holds an MBA from Carnegie Mellon’s Tepper School of Business and degree in mechanical engineering from University of Texas at Austin.
Nicole has been a fixture in the ESG industry for more than a decade. She has held a variety of positions across client services as an account manager and sales associate. She has helped many of the largest, U.S.-based investment management firms design and implement programs for integrating ESG into the investment process. Before joining ICS, she worked as an internal consultant to assist with ESG research and data product development.