ESG in Proxy Statements: Fall 2020

In brief: Environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues continue to be a priority for investors. In response, companies are increasing their ESG disclosures, including in the proxy statement. These ESG disclosure examples showcase the various ways in which a company can describe the board’s role in ESG in the proxy statement.

This resource can help your board to:

  • Understand current trends in proxy disclosure on board skills and oversight among others,
  • Prepare for upcoming ESG disclosures,
  • and identify ESG-focused shareholder engagement topics.

Most relevant audiences: Nominating and Governance Committee members, Compensation Committee members, General Counsel