ESG and shareholder activism - How to best prepare your company 

Wednesday 20 November | Westin Melbourne (note change of venue) | 2.30 for 3.00pm to 5.00pm

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Westin Melbourne, 205 Collins St, Melbourne VIC 3000 (Westin Room IV)


1. Introdcution & 2019 proxy voting season trends and statistics

2. Case study/assignment – Preparation for the AGM

  • Your company in the lead up to the AGM
  • Your company is facing a shareholder resolution – how do you prepare?

3. ESG shareholder activism

  • Civil societies and other types of shareholder activist groups
  • Reasons for ESG shareholder activism
  • Associations/memberships in focus
  • Company responses

4. Complexities of the voting process - Include information around importance of proxy advisors and the role they play

  • Knowing your investor base
    • Who has voting power
    • Different types of investors
  • Real time vote tracking why this matters

5. Revisiting the case study and comparing the answers


  • Jana Jevcakova | Director, Corporate Governance, Morrow Sodali
  • Talieh Williams | Special Counsel, Corporate Governance, Morrow Sodali
  • David Poskitt  | Manager, Client Services, Morrow Sodali

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