2021 Proxy Season: ESG Trends to Watch
Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues are expected to dominate the coming proxy season, as the materiality of ESG issues become clearer and investors ramp up their commitments to stewardship and shareholder engagement. Megatrends, including climate change and diversity, are leading a growing number of companies to incorporate ESG metrics into executive compensation. What are the key trends to watch this coming proxy season, and what do responsible investors need to know? How are companies incorporating ESG factors into executive pay? A panel of experts will address these questions and other timely topics in advance of what’s expected to be a very busy proxy season.
Panelist: Michelle Tan, Partner, Hugessen Consulting
Panelist: Sarah Couturier-Tanoh, Senior Shareholder Engagement and Policy Analyst, SHARE
Panelist: Priti Shokeen, Head of ESG Research and Engagement, TD Asset Management
Chair: Lindsey Walton, Head of Canada, Principles for Responsible Investment