08 June 2021 • Articles
Harvard Law School on Corporate Governance
Harvard Law School on Corporate Governance publishes the Institutional Investor Survey 2021
The Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance has published Morrow Sodali’s highly esteemed Institutional Investor Survey, which canvasses the views and opinions of more than a quarter of the world’s assets under management.
The annual global poll of over 40 institutional investors highlights the main areas of focus for them in determining how to exercise their voting rights at annual shareholder meetings, and identifies the latest trends in company engagement, including ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) and sustainability, remuneration and AGM-related issues, and shareholder activism.
The 2021 iteration of the survey, which is now in its 6th year, underscores how the focus on ESG continues to intensify. The institutions surveyed see a clear link between ESG performance and good financial performance, and they want companies to improve their engagement and reporting on these topics.
Download the full report here.