Employee Advocacy on Environmental and Social Issues: Are Your Board and Management Team Prepared?
Corporate employees are increasingly likely to speak up about their employers’ actions (or lack thereof) on environmental and social issues. They’re also doing more than just talk – organized walkouts, formal shareholder proposals, and other means of visible, public protest are impacting both corporate reputations and actual business decisions. In a recent piece for Corporate Board Member, Abernathy MacGregor’s Kensey Biggs, Jeremy Jacobs, and Kendell Moore share insight on how companies can start taking action to avoid becoming a target of their own employees.
Buybacks: Communications Considerations in the Current Environment
A recent proposal regarding corporate stock buybacks has reframed what has historically been viewed as a purely economic decision to more of a social issue, and corporate leaders and communicators may now need to grapple with the social repercussions of the financial decisions they make for capital allocation.
A communicator’s role in the changing face of cross-border M&A
November 29, 2018
Communicators play a more central role than ever before in getting cross-border deals done. Charting a path through changing regulations, new political realities and local nuances is vital to any successful transaction.
Salon Dinner Recap: “Corporate Disasters: Can’t These People Get Anything Right?” – An evening with Bethany McLean
October 12, 2018
We recently hosted business journalist and author Bethany McLean in our latest Salon Dinner. Read a recap of this informal and interactive discussion among C-suite executives and other business leaders.
Stock Industry Classifications Are Changing – What This Means for You
The reclassification of hundreds of stocks will have broad investor relations-related implications for many public companies, including in the areas of share price valuation benchmarking, industry growth rate comparisons, and shareholder composition.