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Institutional investors urge companies to report on impact climate change and Paris Agreement

All Dutch listed companies should analyse the potential risks and opportunities related to climate change for their business model and strategy, and should disclose what concrete efforts will be made to contribute to a carbon-neutral economy in the second half of this century. The impact of climate change and of the Paris Climate Agreement is one of the main themes Eumedion participants will focus on during their dialogues with Dutch listed companies in the run up to the reporting and proxy season 2017. The themes are incorporated in the so-called Eumedion Focus Letter 2017 that was sent to the Dutch listed companies this week.

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Amra Balic (BlackRock) appointed as Eumedion Board member

Yesterday, the Eumedion General Board adopted the appointment of Amra Baliç as new member of the General Board of Eumedion. Ms. Baliç is Head of BlackRock's EMEA Investment Stewardship team based in London.

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Eumedion: OECD Corporate Governance Principles need to be strengthened

A mandatory split between the roles of CEO and Chairman, a mandatory annual shareholders' vote on the remuneration report and boards that should be willing to enter into constructive dialogue with the main company shareholders. On these points, the G20/OECD Corporate Governance Principles need to be strengthened. So says Eumedion in its today's sent contribution to the Financial Stability Board's peer review on the implementation of the G20/OECD Principles of Corporate Governance

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Bring them on!; Public support from investors mounts for bringing leases on-balance

A disclosure only solution for leases is comparable with ordering lasagne, and instead of getting lasagne, you are supposed to be happy with the individual ingredients being served… thanks, but no thanks. Martijn Bos, Eumedion's policy advisor audit & reporting, on the ongoing discussion on lease accounting. read more


European Corporate Governance Conference

On 25 May 2016, the 18th European Corporate Governance Conference will take place in Santpoort-Noord. The conference theme is: 'Corporate Social Responsibility in the Boardroom: Disruptive Thoughts, Entrepreneurial Action!' Eumedion Chairman Peter Borgdorff will be one of the speakers. For more information and registration: