IA takes aim at diversity and exec pensions ahead of AGM season

Will 'red top' worst offenders

Mike Sheen
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The Hampton-Alexander review encourages companies to have 33% of their board comprised by women by 2020
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The Hampton-Alexander review encourages companies to have 33% of their board comprised by women by 2020

The Investment Association (IA) will for the first time name and shame firms with poor levels of diversity and excessive executive pension contributions in this year's AGM season.

Via its Institutional Voting Information Service (IVIS), which provides corporate governance research to shareholders, the IA will "red top" companies - the highest level of warning IVIS issues - that...

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