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About Courteney Keatinge

Courteney Keatinge is the director of Glass Lewis' environmental, social and governance research, and covers shareholder proposals across a range of markets.

ASIC: Regulators Turn up the Heat on Climate Risk Disclosure

On September 20, the Australian Securities & Investments Committee (“ASIC”) released Report 593 Climate risk disclosure by Australia’s listed companies, which examined climate risk disclosure by 60 listed companies in the ASX300, in 25 recent [...]

By |September 24, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on ASIC: Regulators Turn up the Heat on Climate Risk Disclosure

Proxy Talk: Navient and Student Loans

Glass Lewis hosted a Proxy Talk to discuss Navient Corporation's exposure to financial and reputational risks relating to the U.S. student loan crisis. Navient, which services and collects student loans, is facing a shareholder proposal [...]

By |May 1, 2018|Blog, Proxy Talks|Comments Off on Proxy Talk: Navient and Student Loans

Proxy Talk: Climate Change Roundtable 2018

Glass Lewis conducted a Proxy Talk to discuss climate change-related shareholder proposals up for vote during the 2018 proxy season with a panel of experts. Proxy season is back, and climate change is still at [...]

By |March 27, 2018|Blog, Proxy Talks|Comments Off on Proxy Talk: Climate Change Roundtable 2018

Firearms Manufacturers and Distributors Under Market and Investor Pressure

The mass shooting at a high school in Parkland Florida has focused renewed attention on the issue of gun violence. While regulators debate the appropriate actions to take, a number of companies and investors have [...]

By |March 7, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Firearms Manufacturers and Distributors Under Market and Investor Pressure

Toronto Dominion and Royal Bank of Canada Respond to Proxy Access Shareholder Proposals

After months of suspense, both Royal Bank of Canada and Toronto-Dominion have bowed to investor pressure and adopted U.S.-style proxy access. Both companies faced non-binding shareholder proposals requesting the provision at their 2017 AGMs, receiving [...]

By |October 24, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Toronto Dominion and Royal Bank of Canada Respond to Proxy Access Shareholder Proposals

Proxy Talk: Board Composition and Sustainability Competence

Glass Lewis hosted a proxy talk with Veena Ramani of Ceres to discuss sustainability competence on the board, and Ceres' new Lead from the Top report on that topic. With investors putting increased focus on [...]

By |October 10, 2017|Blog, Proxy Talks|Comments Off on Proxy Talk: Board Composition and Sustainability Competence

Shareholder Protection Act: Seeking Transparency on Corporate Political Donations

For a number of years, investors have pushed companies to enhance disclosure of their corporate political spending activities. Now, a bill re-introduced by New Jersey Senator Bob Menendez is aimed at mandating this disclosure.   While not necessarily [...]

By |August 11, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Shareholder Protection Act: Seeking Transparency on Corporate Political Donations

Proxy Talk: Climate Change and Stewardship

Glass Lewis conducted a Proxy Talk to discuss climate change-related shareholder proposals up for vote during the 2017 proxy season with a panel of experts. For institutional investors and mainstream retail shareholders alike, climate change [...]

By |May 12, 2017|Blog, Proxy Talks|Comments Off on Proxy Talk: Climate Change and Stewardship

Proxy Talk: ESG Profile Page FAQs with Sustainalytics

Glass Lewis and Sustainalytics hosted a Proxy Talk to discuss the new ESG Profile Page included in Glass Lewis’ Proxy Papers. In 2017, Glass Lewis introduced a new Environmental, Social & Governance Profile page within its standard [...]

By |May 2, 2017|Blog, Proxy Talks|Comments Off on Proxy Talk: ESG Profile Page FAQs with Sustainalytics

Proxy Talk: NYC Comptroller’s Vote No Campaign at NRG

Glass Lewis hosted a Proxy Talk call with Michael Garland of the New York City Comptroller to discuss his office's vote no campaign at the annual meeting of NRG Energy, which is to be held [...]

By |April 13, 2017|Blog, Proxy Talks|Comments Off on Proxy Talk: NYC Comptroller’s Vote No Campaign at NRG
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