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December 12, 2018

Agenda – ISS Unveils New Financial-Health Measure

Institutional Shareholder Services is considering a new way of measuring a company’s financial health. The proxy advisory firm announced that it could implement economic value added, or EVA, as a metric in the next two years.

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December 5, 2018

ESG Shareholder Proposal Findings That Will Surprise You

ESG shareholder proposal

Thank you to Proxy Insight Ltd that provided data for this Farient Brief.

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November 27, 2018

The Seven “Deadly Sins” for Compensation Committee Agendas in 2019

In the spirit of the holiday season that precedes proxy season, we have developed our “Seven Deadly Sins for Compensation Committees in 2019” that are bound to place you on Santa’s naughty list should you make the mistake of not avoiding them. Our list, which includes specific action steps for committees to take, is based on investor feedback, proxy advisor sentiment and emerging “hot topics” in addition to our own observations.

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November 20, 2018

New York Times – Carlos Ghosn Felt Stars Deserved Big Pay. His Accusers Say He Took That Too Far.

By David Gelles and Motoko Rich

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November 19, 2018

Agenda – ‘Dark Side’ of Power? Governance Pros Weigh In on Nissan Chair’s Arrest

By Jennifer Williams-Alvarez

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