[IR Magazine] “New report shows rise in success of ESG shareholder activism in 2021”

A new report released by Diligent Institute finds an increase in successful ESG shareholder activism campaigns, with a lack of modern governance practices cited as a key catalyst for activist action.

Diligent’s report focuses on the steps companies are taking to be better prepared for shareholder activism, analyzing the governance data of companies targeted by investor activists. The sample includes data from 726 companies that engaged with investors, focusing solely on investor activism campaigns that were successful, unsuccessful, settled and/or withdrawn.

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IR, Commentary, “New report shows rise in success of ESG shareholder activism in 2021,” by Edna Twumwaa Frimpong, Sarah Welsh