NEI Blog2022-03-18T05:23:24-08:00

The challenge of setting an absolute cap on executive compensation

by NEI ESG Services Team. Many investors agree shareholders should play a role in reining in excessive pay for top executives—but we’re still working through what would be the most effective way of implementing an “absolute cap” on compensation. Editor’s note: This article first appeared in our Active Ownership Report from Q1, 2022  Almost 70% of attendees who responded to a poll [...]

By |May 31st, 2022|Categories: Executive compensation, Future Focus, Governments|

Engagement report: Open Text

by NEI ESG Services Team. Ambitious targets for climate and DEI. Editor’s note: This article first appeared in our Active Ownership Report from Q1, 2022  Open Text has made bold commitments to reduce carbon emissions and improve diversity, equity, and inclusion at the company. We are happy to see these aggressive objectives, though Open Text was also one of the companies where [...]

By |May 26th, 2022|Categories: Diversity & Inclusion, ESG: Environmental, Net Zero|

Engagement report: Winpak

by NEI ESG Services Team. Better packaging materials will improve circularity. Editor’s note: This article first appeared in our Active Ownership Report from Q1, 2022  Winpak is making good progress on its commitments to improve the environmental impact of its packaging products, and the CEO demonstrates passion and enthusiasm in this area. The company is challenged, however, by lack of diversity at [...]

By |May 24th, 2022|Categories: Climate Change, ESG: Environmental, Greenwashing|

Engaging companies on their alignment to international sanctions against Russia

by NEI ESG Services Team. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine sparked swift retaliatory action from governments, investment managers, and companies all over the world seeking to implement and support crippling sanctions. Editor’s note: This article first appeared in our Active Ownership Report from Q1, 2022  On March 7, NEI announced we had committed to selling securities of companies domiciled in Russia, which [...]

By |May 19th, 2022|Categories: Corporate Responsibility, Governments|
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