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Investor-Corporate Engagement | Article

Info Session: Quantifying Corporate Net-zero Commitments

13 May 2021 - On 28 April 2021, FCLTGlobal hosted an info session on the topic of quantifying the market value of corporate net-zero commitments. This conversation served as an opportunity to share our preliminary research with a diverse group of attendees from global corporate and investment communities.

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Investor-Corporate Engagement | Article

Schroders’ approach to navigating impasses in corporate engagement

28 January 2021 - Recent, real-world cases illustrate how external expectations can shape and alter investors' responsibilities

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Governance, Investor-Corporate Engagement | Article

ICPM and FCLTGlobal Consider Emerging Investor Responsibilities

4 December 2020 - Around the world, investors are facing an array of potential responsibilities. These potential responsibilities extend beyond an investor’s fiduciary duty or stewardship requirements and are evolving rapidly. They may include considering the comprehensive well-being of constituents, the entity’s license to operate, or the health of markets, society, or the planet.

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Investor-Corporate Engagement, Strategy | Article

Benelux leaders discuss lessons learned for companies and investors from pandemic response

19 November 2020 - Corporate and investment chiefs from the Benelux region weigh in on the future of regional investment post-coronavirus.

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Investor-Corporate Engagement | Article

Forum on Engagement: Remaking the Investor-Corporate Dialogue for a Post-COVID-19 Era

9 October 2020 - On 24 September, FCLTGlobal hosted the Forum on Engagement, a conversation led by a panel of six investment and investor relations experts, to consider these questions and discuss the implications of shifting engagement practices for long-term value creation.

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Strategy, Investor-Corporate Engagement | Report

The Dangers of Buybacks: Mitigating Common Pitfalls

6 October 2020 - Returning capital to shareholders is an important and legitimate goal of many corporations. Buybacks are often an effective way to distribute capital, but care must be taken to mitigate downfalls related to personal gain and enrichment, poor timing, and excess leverage.

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Investor-Corporate Engagement | Toolkit

Buybacks Playbook

6 October 2020 - In the right circumstances, buybacks can further long-term goals; new tools and guidelines could help evaluate buybacks on their long-term merits.

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Investor-Corporate Engagement | In the News

After a record 2019 for activist investors, here’s how companies can protect themselves

1 July 2020 - FCLTGlobal CEO Sarah Williamson joins Yahoo Finance’s On The Move panel to address how activist investors are impacting markets.

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Investor-Corporate Engagement | Report

Making the Call: The Role of Long-term Institutional Investors in Activism

25 June 2020 - Having a strong investor/corporate dialogue well before an activist campaign arises is the way to encourage companies to proactively improve the drivers of long-term value creation—such as bolstering their governance, honing strategies for growth, and...

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Investor-Corporate Engagement, Governance | Article

Navigating COVID-19: Advice from long-term investors

30 April 2020 - Look after employees, customers, and suppliers; adopt a through-cycle mindset; and communicate transparently. Profits and dividends will come later if you make the right moves now.

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Investor-Corporate Engagement | Report

Power Play: The Long-term Impact of Multi-class Shares

15 April 2020 - While some companies take a “one share, one vote” approach to shareholder decision-making, others give disproportionate voting rights to founders or choose to offer multiple share classes, each with different voting power.

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