Here we are again, the third shareholder season where companies will likely hold virtual-only or hybrid-virtual annual general meetings in 2022 due to the ongoing pandemic.
We recognize that this is a reasonable and necessary public health measure, yet we also believe all efforts should be made to retain the interactive nature of these meetings and provide ample opportunity for shareholders to engage with corporate boards and management. But that might not always be the case.
ICCR and the Shareholder Rights Group released a set of 9 best practices in 2020 related to virtual-only corporate annual general meetings do not deprive shareholders of their basic rights: https://bit.ly/2Wg9j1M
Please share this statement with companies you engage.
We invite you to fill out this form to record your experience for every AGM you attend this season.
We may share the experiences noted here with bodies such as the SEC Investor Advisory Committee and use the information provided for press and research inquires. We will not share your name and contact without permission.