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The SEC’s recent approval of new Nasdaq board diversity requirements will affect not only the 3,000+ public companies currently on the exchange, but also private companies hoping to someday be listed. Members of our Private Investments team explain the new rules, why they matter to company performance, and how private companies can prepare.
The challenges of the past year have highlighted the potential for environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors to become even more relevant to the investments we make on our clients’ behalf and have underscored the increasing importance of stewardship by fiduciaries and active investors. In 2020, an unprecedented number of our corporate engagements included ESG topics, a trend we think will continue in 2021 and beyond. In particular, we expect many conversations to address executive compensation and climate change, along with diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI).
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