The 2023 ICGN Policy Forum & Proxy Season Review, taking place on September 20-21 in London, will provide insights into global trends and emerging issues, including a focus on next year's proxy season. Morrow Sodali is proud to be a platinum sponsor of this important event.
The event commences with an interactive half-day session on broader policy issues, featuring insights from industry leaders, regulators, and standard setters, allowing attendees to contribute their perspectives to ICGN's policy work. This will be followed by the ICGN Annual General Meeting (AGM), open to non-members but with voting exclusively for ICGN Lead Members. Day Two focuses on international trends and expert insights from this year's proxy season, particularly concerning shareholder proposals regarding sustainability, equity audits, corporate political activity, and climate-related disclosure. This event serves as a platform for business leaders and global investors to engage proactively and anticipate forthcoming developments in corporate governance.
Alison Owers, Managing Director - Head of the UK at Morrow Sodali, will moderate Plenary 2: "Enhancing the quality of sustainability reporting" on Day Two. This session explores how global sustainability reporting is harmonizing to improve corporate reporting efficiency and deliver better data for investors, impacting AGMs by prompting discussions on effective reporting and common proposal topics and votes. Joining Alison in this interesting discussion are Christine Chow of Credit Suisse Asset Management, UK, Alia Fazal, Head of Corporate Governance at BP, UK, Victoria Irving, ESG IR Manager at ArcelorMittal, and Gilly Lord, Global Leader on Public Policy at PwC, UK.
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