The proceedings during this proxy season will be of keen interest as we will see the initial impact of some of the largest investors’ newly disclosed proxy guidelines; changes, if any, to investors’ approach and sentiments during the Covid-19 pandemic; and investor response to many companies moving to virtual meetings only due to the pandemic.
Join us for the next quarterly webcast when Stephen Brown, Senior Advisor, KPMG Board Leadership Center, and Pamela L. Marcogliese, Partner, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer US LLP, cover key votes and outcomes companies have faced so far in this proxy season as well as major corporate governance and ESG themes that have emerged.
This 60-minute webcast will also provide an update on key financial reporting, accounting, and auditing developments impacting audit committee and board oversight.
Original webcast date: Thursday, March 19, 2020
During our latest quarterly webcast, Carol Goode, Director, Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), and former Chief Human Resources Officer, Brocade Communications, and Annalisa Barrett, Senior Advisor, KPMG Board Leadership Center, discussed board oversight of human capital management (HCM).
Current human capital issues for boards to consider include workplace issues related to the company’s response to the outbreak of COVID-19, why HCM has been raised to the board level, what information and metrics boards are reviewing to understand key issues facing the workforce, and how boards are utilizing HR expertise in the boardroom.
This 60-minute webcast also highlighted the impact of COVID-19 on financial reporting and accounting.
Continuing professional education (CPE) credit is not available for webcast replay.