In this global webinar, ISS Corporate Solutions Sustainability Advisors examine the most common questions they encounter in their work, providing data, insights, and resources on key topics such as:
On Thursday, January 27th, ISS Corporate Solutions (ICS) led an engaging conversation reviewing Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) and Glass Lewis 2022 policy updates for Canada.
On Thursday, December 9th, ISS Corporate Solutions (ICS) led an engaging conversation reviewing Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) and Glass Lewis 2022 policy updates for the U.S.
Amid a year of unprecedented change, we are all the more aware of the impact of climate change, and the growing pressure on businesses, investors and governments to act now. As more data and research becomes available on the rapidly worsening effect climate change is having on the planet, companies need to realize the implications of their actions.
On Thursday, November 4th, ISS Corporate Solutions’ (ICS) advisory team hosted a discussion on the importance of ESG shareholder engagement for public companies globally, detailing practical steps for companies to improve their shareholder engagement efforts.
On Thursday, September 30, ISS Corporate Solutions hosted a webinar covering executive compensation, sustainability, and corporate governance trends observed during the 2021 proxy season.
By popular demand, ISS Corporate Solutions and CCRCorp teamed up again this year for a new partnership webinar exploring the current state of listed boards in the U.S. against the changing expectations of institutional investors and societal stakeholders. In addition to “traditional” corporate governance lenses of independence, tenure, and a recent focus on gender diversity, stakeholders are considering additional criteria around who is on a public company’s board.
On Wednesday, August 18th ISS Corporate Solutions’ (ICS) Canadian advisory team reviewed executive compensation, sustainability, and corporate governance trends observed during the 2021 proxy season.
On Wednesday, May 19th, the ISS Corporate Solutions team reviewed current and emerging trends in executive compensation, including:
On Wednesday 5th May, ISS Corporate Solutions’ sustainability advisors and Novo Nordisk’s Cora Olsen discussed what sustainability means for corporate issuers and how it differs from the concept of ESG. The dialogue centered around understanding the important role various terms play in defining business and communication strategies. This included:
On Thursday, March 18th, the ISS Corporate Solutions advisory team reviewed current and emerging ESG trends from a corporate perspective, including:
On January 27, 2021, the ISS Corporate Solutions advisory team reviewed the ISS 2021 Benchmark Policy updates, including:
On November 19, 2020, the ISS Corporate Solutions advisory team reviewed 2021 ISS Benchmark Policy updates
On November 12, 2020 ICS Sustainability Advisor, Emmanuelle Palikuca interviewed Laura Devenney, Senior ESG Research Analyst from Boston Trust Walden.
On October 28th, 2020, ISS Corporate Solutions hosted a discussion on how companies should be thinking about planning next year’s compensation plans, in light of the unprecedented impact of COVID-19.
On October 13, 2020, ISS Corporate Solutions joined special guests from BASF to discuss recent trends in green loan adoption.
Nicole Bouquet, Head of Sustainability Advisory Services with ICS sat down for an interview with Guillaume Mascotto, Vice President, Head of ESG and Investment Stewardship at American Century Investments to answer some questions we frequently receive from clients regarding ESG.
On August 13, 2020, ISS Corporate Solutions recapped of the 2020 Proxy Season for Canadian companies.
ISS Corporate Solutions and CCRcorp hosted a webinar on August 6, 2020 to help corporate legal professionals better understand the ESG landscape and how investors use ESG data to make investment decisions.
On January 23rd, ISS Corporate Solutions discussed the changes to ISS 2020 Canadian policies, and a discussion of updates to ISS’s Canadian Governance QualityScore methodology.
ISS Corporate Solutions hosted a webinar on December 19, 2019 to review:
On November 21, 2019, ISS Corporate Solutions (ICS) hosted a webinar that analyzed the changes to ISS’ and Glass Lewis’s 2020 U.S. policies, and discussed updates to ISS’s U.S. Governance QualityScore methodology.
This webinar replay reviews trends and best practices in peer group selection. We look at how data and analytics can help companies streamline and simplify the traditionally manual and time-consuming process of developing compensation and performance peer groups.
In this 30 minute webinar we reviewed the four key metrics of EVA and walked through the EVA Profile Report to explain what each number means and how to interpret the data.
In this presentation, ISS Corporate Solutions advisors analyzed the changes to ISS’s and Glass Lewis’s Canadian policies, and discussed the recent updates to ISS’s Governance QualityScore methodology.
In this webinar replay, ISS Corporate Solutions advisors walked through the basics of EVA including:
In this presentation, ISS Corporate Solutions advisors will analyze the changes to ISS’s and Glass Lewis’s U.S. policies, and discuss the recent updates to ISS’s U.S. Governance QualityScore methodology.
ISS Corporate Solutions (ICS) hosted a webinar on how to use our Voting Analytics to target and streamline your shareholder engagement.
On October 4, 2018, we hosted a Peer Architect Demo and Q&A webinar. Download the webinar to learn how Peer Architect enables companies to streamline and simplify the traditionally manual and time-consuming process of developing compensation and performance peer groups.
ICS hosted a webinar to discuss best practices in approaching the CD&A and executive compensation tables to make them as clear and effective as possible. We reviewed common challenges our issuer clients face, focusing on two key skills: diagnosing which CD&A elements might receive shareholder scrutiny, and crafting convincing disclosure to address potential concerns.
Download the webinar replay from an event ICS hosted on August 8, 2018 to review trends in executive compensation, sustainability, and corporate governance observed during the 2018 proxy season.
On June 12, 2018, we hosted a webinar to help companies covered under the ISS E&S Quality understand recent trends from the new rating. We also invited an ESG Product Specialist from Institutional Shareholder Services to give provide overall trends and things corporate issuers should consider in their disclosure.
On June 6, 2018, ICS hosted a webinar to discuss recent trends and best practices in peer selection. Peer group selection can be a subject of heated debate, with investors casting a critical eye upon peer selection methodologies and developing increasingly sophisticated analytics to evaluate corporate peer groups.
AIRA hosted a webinar with Ben Magarik (Regional Director Australia & New Zealand, | ISS Corporate Solutions) exploring the changing governance expectations of institutional investors around executive remuneration, board structure and processes, and environmental/social factors.
ISS Corporate Solutions hosted a webinar walkthrough of Governance subscriber reports. During the one hour webinar, senior members of the ICS Advisory team discussed upcoming trends in 2018, reviewed 2018 governance related policy updates from ISS and Glass Lewis, and did a deep dive into the new factors in ISS’ Governance QualityScore.
Peter Kimball, Chan Pedris, and Ted Seaton covered the wide range of updates and trends that will shape the 2018 proxy season, and how they’re likely to affect your company. Topics discussed were voting policy updates for Canada for 2018, ISS policy updates, Governance QualityScore key updates, and an introduction to ISS Environmental & Social QualityScore, among others.