Section: February 23, 2023 | Vol. 28, Issue 8
Five Shareholder Proposals Coming to Votes at Starbucks Address Bevy of Timely Issues
Starbucks shareholders will vote on proposals covering topics ranging from succession planning to the cost of plant-based milk products at the company’s March 23 annual meeting.
Provision Requiring Colorado PERA to Consider Environmental Risk When Casting Proxy Ballots Dies in General Assembly
A provision in a massive greenhouse gas emissions reduction bill, which would have required the Colorado Public Employees Retirement Association (CoPERA) to analyze environmental risk when voting proxies, was defeated February 22 in Colorado’s General Assembly.
Republican Lawmakers Try to Thwart SEC Climate Disclosure Rule
GOP lawmakers on Capitol Hill continue to push back against the SEC’s proposed climate disclosure rule.
U.K.’s Financial Reporting Council Dispels Myths about Governance, Stewardship Codes
The Financial Reporting Council (FRC)—the regulatory body that oversees corporate governance, reporting, and accounting standards for U.K.-registered companies—aims to challenge misconceptions about corporate governance and stewardship in a new "mythbuster" it published February 20.