Proxy season requires that boards anticipate certain hot-button issues and prepare accordingly. 2021 has brought new perspectives on standard engagement topics, including board diversity, human capital management and executive compensation, to name a few. Adding to this momentum, disclosures seem to increase every year, and investors are proving to be as active as ever. Is your board prepared for the 2021 proxy season?
In this episode, Paul DeNicola, Principal for PwC’s Governance Insights Center, frames the main developments impacting boards this proxy season:
- What format can we expect for shareholder meetings this year – virtual, in-person or hybrid?
- What other proxy season issues should boards be privy to?
- What shifts might we see around shareholder proposals?