February 18, 2022
Partner Rebecca Boon was recently quoted in a Roll Call article, "Stronger shareholder action, more robust ESG rules expected in 2022," which discusses how activist shareholders are holding companies accountable on ESG issues, due to a combination of pressures from institutional investors and proxy voting rule changes at the SEC.
I don’t see the momentum for ‘Me Too’ slowing down anytime soon. It seems like every single day, we see new public revelations about this type of misconduct, and I don’t see momentum in terms of shareholders demanding real meaningful change to address this issue slowing down at all. If anything, I see it increasing in 2022.
- Rebecca Boon