Leading Corporate Sustainability Issues in the 2012 Proxy Season

This report from E&Y examines the 2012 proxy season and finds that sustainability will, once again, continue to dominate the agenda. The report notes the growing attention proposals get in the media at large and how they can focus negative attention on a company with the goal of changing practices. They organize the shareholder proposals into five key areas: Corporate lobbying and political activity;Energy extraction practices; Corporate diversity policies;Operational safety and accident risk reduction; Sustainability reporting and GHG reduction efforts.

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12

Publisher:

Ernst & Young

Author:

Ernst & Young

Date:

January 1, 2012

Media Type:

Report

Category:

Responsible Investing