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Focuses on how proxy advisory firms, citing governance issues, recommend withholding or voting against directors. While rooted in best practices, this “one-size fits all” approach disproportionately affects small companies and can often work against the advancement of broader ESG goals such as board diversity, leading to a one-step forward, two-steps back dynamic. Evaluating company-specific nuances and engaging management teams on these topics can often offer a more productive path to better governance practices rather than voting against directors.

CATEGORIES: Commentary Governance INVESTMENT STYLE Asset Classes: Equity Investment Style: ESG Social: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Governance: Stewardship Governance: Board Analysis Investment Style: Sustainable Investment Style: Responsible