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2023 CGPro Network Monthly Update - June

Wednesday, 21 June 2023

Hello, I hope you’re all well and enjoying the longer summer evenings we’re having here in the UK.

With the arrival of summer, many of us can start to turn our attention from AGMs to other business activities and there is plenty to look forward to, with consultation on changes to the UK Corporate Governance Code underway.

Anne Marie Clarke Anne-Marie Clarke Director - Head of Corporate Governance

Here’s a quick business update from the team:

  • Lisa Graham, Head of Meeting Management at EQ and I recently sat down to discuss our observations of the 2023 AGM season so far. We will be releasing these across our digital channels soon – so keep an eye out!
  • EQ Advisory ran a very successful webinar on The Effective Company Secretariat, with special thanks to Madeleine Cordes, and her guest speakers for an informative discussion – you can watch the webinar here.

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UK AGM season – What we have seen around climate-related proposals to date

Article by Patricia Aizpurua, Corporate Governance Manager, EQ

Over the last few years, we have all seen how climate change has become a crucial topic among the different stakeholder groups, especially since COP26 in November 2021, when countries updated their commitments to achieve the Paris Agreement goals. Since then, governments, regulators, companies, asset managers, asset owners, etc. have each undertaken actions to progress on the mitigation of climate change impact supported by the launch of different projects and initiatives.

Read more here

A conversation with… Rachel Crossley, Director of Stakeholder Communications at Emperor

In the next in our series “A Conversation with…” I was delighted to welcome an external guest, Rachel Crossley, Director of Stakeholder Communications and Partner at Emperor. So, take a few minutes out of your day to hear some useful insights on topical trends and developments in reporting and ESG communications.

Read more here

Want to know more? 

Emperor publishes thought leadership for FTSE 350 companies and AIM companies Click here to find out more. They are also running a series of events around Building business resilience.

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