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  • Capital Goup
    Cheniere Review
    • BNY Mellon
      Cheniere Review
      • Aberdeen Standard Investments
      • Technology
      Verizon How does the company view diversity and what policies and structures are in place to ensure a diverse board and workforce? Review
      • Aberdeen Standard Investments
      • Technology
      Verizon What human capital management challenges has the company faced and what steps has the company taken to address these challenges? Review
      • Aberdeen Standard Investments
      • Oil & Gas
      BP What are the relevant targets and milestones associated with the company’s climate/sustainability strategy? What progress has the company made on related reporting? What reporting framework or standard (i.e., TCFD – Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures, SASB – Sustainability Accounting Standards Board, etc.) has the company adopted and if none, what commitments has the company made to enhance reporting in the future? Review
      • Aberdeen Standard Investments
      • Utilities
      Not disclosed -Israel Electric Corporation What are key aspects of the company’s sustainability strategy? What targets and milestones has the company established and what level of progress has the company achieved? Review
      • Aberdeen Standard Investments
      • Mining
      BHP What is the extent of the company's lobbying efforts and participation in trade groups? How does the company ensure that it is not affiliated with organizations that advocate for policies that are incompatible with the Paris accord or other strategic policy positions? How appropriate is the related level of disclosure? Review
      • Aberdeen Standard Investments
      • Construction
      John Laing Group How does the company view diversity and what policies and structures are in place to ensure a diverse board and workforce? Review
      • Aberdeen Standard Investments
      • Technology
      SAP What governance policies are in place to ensure/improve board independence and diversity? What is the succession plan for chair committees and lead executives? Review
      • Aberdeen Standard Investments
      • Technology
      Verizon What challenges does the company faces in data privacy, content management, and cybersecurity more broadly? What steps has the company taken to address these challenges both within the enterprise as well as throughout the supply chain? Review
      • Blackrock
      • Oil & Gas
      Exxon Mobil Corporation What are the relevant targets and milestones associated with the company’s climate/sustainability strategy? What progress has the company made on related reporting? What reporting framework or standard (i.e., TCFD – Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures, SASB – Sustainability Accounting Standards Board, etc.) has the company adopted and if none, what commitments has the company made to enhance reporting in the future? Review
      • Blackrock
      • Automotive
      Daimler AG How does the board monitor and oversee progress against goals and targets for addressing climate-related topics? Review
      • Blackrock
      • Consumer Goods
      The Procter & Gamble Company What metrics or targets has the company set with regard to: – Reduction in GHG emissions (both absolute and intensity) – Reduction in methane emissions or other criteria pollutants, if applicable – Water usage or water recycling targets – Energy efficiency and energy reduction targets – Waste management efforts – Land-use practices and /deforestation prevention Review
      • Blackrock
      • Technology
      Amazon What are the company's statistics on gender and other diversity characteristics as well as promotion rates for and compensation gaps across different employee demographics? Review
      • Blackrock
      • Consumer Goods
      The Procter & Gamble Company Has the company disclosed the diversity of their workforce, including demographics such as race, gender, and ethnicity through the disclosure of EEO-1 data? What actions is the company taking to advance DEI and support an engaged workforce? Review
      • Blackrock
      • Technology
      Amazon What are the systems to oversee matters related to a company’s supply chain (including contingent workers, contractors, and subcontractors), and an articulation of how those processes protect the company’s brand value and reputation? Review
      • Blackrock
      • Aviation
      The Boeing Company How has the company responded to its most recent crisis? What failures led to the crisis, how has the company assessed accountability, and what steps has the company taken to strengthen governance and oversight to both resolve the crisis and mitigate the risk of recurrence? Review
      • Blackrock
      • Automotive
      Volkswagen AG What are the policies and monitoring systems that are in place to prevent poor practices and breaches of company operating standards, e.g. bribery and corruption, and how any breaches are reported to the board and addressed to limit the risk of recurrence? Review
      • Blackrock
      • Retail
      Walmart, Inc. How is the company’s supply chain managed and monitored, including the supply chains of its suppliers to the extent possible? Review
      • Dimensional
      • Transportation
      J.B. Hunt Transport Services What is the company doing to oversee climate risk, and what was the company’s response to similar proposals in prior years? Review
      • Dimensional
      • Mining
      Vale SA How does the company’s board assessment process meet market best practices in terms of objectivity, rigor, disclosure, and other criteria? Review
      • Dimensional
      • Entertainment
      Royal Caribbean Group What is the extent of the company's lobbying efforts and participation in trade groups? How does the company ensure that it is not affiliated with organizations that advocate for policies that are incompatible with the Paris accord or other strategic policy positions? How appropriate is the related level of disclosure? Review
      • Dimensional
      • Food Product
      Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation What human capital management challenges has the company faced and what steps has the company taken to address these challenges? Review
      • Dimensional
      • Mining
      Vale SA What is the company's process for assessing and recruiting its board members and how does the recruitment process promote a diverse candidate pool? How does the level of disclosure compare to peers and industry? Review
      • Invesco
      • Energy
      Not disclosed - Energy Company Does the company have a clear reduction target or deadline for its greenhouse gas (GHG) risk management program and if so, how do those goals compare to industry peers? Does the company disclose scope 1, 2, and 3 emissions reduction targets? How are planned investments consistent with these targets and the goals of the Paris Agreement? Review
      • Invesco
      • Financial Services
      Not disclosed - Major Bank How has the company performed on gender diversity issues relative to peers and industry? What is the company doing to address its gender diversity challenges? How has the company over time improved oversight of gender diversity and made any necessary cultural changes around the issue? Review
      • Invesco
      • Retail
      Not disclosed - Retail Manufacturing Company What are key aspects of the company’s sustainability strategy? What targets and milestones has the company established and what level of progress has the company achieved? Review
      • Invesco
      • Energy
      Not disclosed - Energy Company What is the extent of the company's lobbying efforts and participation in trade groups? How does the company ensure that it is not affiliated with organizations that advocate for policies that are incompatible with the Paris accord or other strategic policy positions? How appropriate is the related level of disclosure? Review
      • Invesco
      • Mining
      Not disclosed - Mineral Producing Company What human capital management challenges has the company faced and what steps has the company taken to address these challenges? Review
      • Invesco
      • Real estate
      Not disclosed - Real Estate Owner and developer What initiatives has the company undertaken in recent years to improve governance? What takeover defenses are in place and how has the company balanced such defenses with shareholder rights? What if any shareholder return policies are in place to govern share buybacks, special dividends, etc.? Review
      • J.P. Morgan
      • Services
      Diploma plc Is executive remuneration in line with the company’s long-term strategy? Review
      • J.P. Morgan
      • Food Product
      Greencore Group What elements of compensation do not align with best market practice and how is the Compensation Committee addressing these concerns? Review
      • J.P. Morgan
      • Consumer Goods
      Not disclosed - European consumer durables and apparel company What percentage of the board is independent? Review
      • J.P. Morgan
      • Energy
      Not disclosed - Large European Energy Company What is the company’s climate change strategy and governance approach? Review
      • J.P. Morgan
      • Industrial
      Not disclosed - Japanese steelmaker Is the reporting on climate risk TCFD-aligned? Review
      • J.P. Morgan
      • Energy
      Not disclosed - U.S. energy company Does the company have issues with toxic emissions, waste management or other environmental damage? Review
      • J.P. Morgan
      • Transportation
      Not disclosed - European airline What human capital management challenges has the company faced and what steps has the company taken to address these challenges? Review
      • J.P. Morgan
      • Services
      Diploma plc Is executive remuneration in line with the company’s long-term strategy? Review
      • Northern Trust
      • Technology
      Not disclosed - Technology and engineering company that provides services globally to industrial, commercial, and residential markets and has a market cap of over US $40 billion What steps are taken to limit greenhouse gas production? Review
      • Northern Trust
      • Construction
      Not disclosed - Construction company that provides diversified general contracting, construction management and design-build services to private customers and public agencies worldwide and has a market cap of over U.S. $850m How is the overall level of pay appropriate for the officer given basic criteria (i.e., relevant skills and experience)? Review
      • Northern Trust
      • Energy
      Not disclosed - Global energy and equipment services company with a market cap of over U.S. $500m What actions has the company taken to address concerns around the attentiveness or competency of individual directors or the board as a whole? Review
      • Northern Trust
      • Oil & Gas
      Not disclosed - Oil and gas company with a market capitalization of over 500 billion HKD How does the company assess and disclose the environmental impact of operations and products? Review
      • State Street
      • Airlines
      Delta Air Lines Inc How has COVID-19 impacted or influenced the company's approach to material ESG issues as part of the long-term business strategy? Review
      • State Street
      • Financial Services
      Bank of America What progress has the company made in incorporating the TCFD or some other widely recognized framework into sustainability reporting? What if any plans are in place to improve such reporting efforts? Review
      • State Street
      • Financial Services
      JPMorgan Chase & Co Has the company established long-term emissions goals? What is the time horizon of these goals? Has it developed a plan to achieve these goals? If yes, is the plan sufficiently detailed and in line with the timeline for required emissions reductions? Review
      • State Street
      • Food Product
      Nestle S.A. What progress has the company made in incorporating the TCFD or some other widely recognized framework into sustainability reporting? What if any plans are in place to improve such reporting efforts? Review
      • State Street
      • Financial Services
      Cigna What diversity goals exist, how do these goals contribute to the firm’s overall strategy, and how are these goals managed and progressing? Review
      • State Street
      • Retail
      Tesco plc Has the company identified material environmental and social sustainability issues relevant to its business? Review
      • State Street
      • Industrial
      Stanley Black & Decker, Inc What has been COVID-19’s potential short- and medium-term impact to the business, overall operations and supply chains, including management preparedness and scenario-planning and analysis? Review
      • T.Rowe Price
      • Pharmaceuticals
      BAYER AG How well is the company managing its environmental risks, human capital, facilities, stakeholder relations, and long-term access to critical resources? Review
      • Vanguard
      • Hospitality
      Marriott International, Inc. What reporting does your company provide on workforce diversity? Review
      • Vanguard
      • Oil & Gas
      Exxon Mobil Corporation How does your company ensure that shareholders have a voice and a vote on governance matters? Review
      • Vanguard
      • Logistics
      United Parcel Service, Inc. What are the relevant targets and milestones associated with the company’s climate/sustainability strategy? What progress has the company made on related reporting? What reporting framework or standard (i.e., TCFD – Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures, SASB – Sustainability Accounting Standards Board, etc.) has the company adopted and if none, what commitments has the company made to enhance reporting in the future? Review
      • Vanguard
      • Mining
      Rio Tinto Ltd. How does the board set goals and measure performance on the company’s management of climate-related risks? Review
      • Vanguard
      • Transportation
      JB Hunt Transport Services, Inc How does the company think about the objectives set forth by the Paris Agreement? Review
      • Vanguard
      • Food Product
      Restaurant Brands International, Inc. What reporting does your company provide on workforce diversity? Review
      • Vanguard
      • Healthcare
      Johnson & Johnson How are risks identified and elevated within the company? How is the board involved in that process? Review
      • Vanguard
      • Technology
      Uber Technologies, Inc. How does the compensation committee seek to align executive pay with the company's performance relative to peers and the market? Review
      • Wellington Management
      • Consumer Goods
      Johnson & Johnson What are the key criteria used to compensate the executive team and how did you choose them? How are you holding executives accountable? Review
      • Wellington Management
      • Oil & Gas
      Conocophillips How does the board evaluate risks associated with climate change? Review
      • Wellington Management
      • Energy
      Dominion Energy Are there any board features or structures in place that may hinder independence and/or oversight? If so, what are they and what steps has the board taken to mitigate the negative impact? Review
      • Wellington Management
      • Retail
      Walgreens Boots Alliance How has the company responded to its most recent crisis? What failures led to the crisis, how has the company assessed accountability, and what steps has the company taken to strengthen governance and oversight to both resolve the crisis and mitigate the risk of recurrence? Review
      • Neuberger Berman
        Not Disclosed Review
        • Neuberger Berman
        • Oil & Gas
        Chevron Corp Review
        • Neuberger Berman
          Not Disclosed Review
          • Neuberger Berman
          • Tools & Accessories
          Stanley Black & Decker Review
          • Neuberger Berman
          • Industrial
          Daiwa Industries Ltd. Review
          • Neuberger Berman
          • Industrial
          Univar Solutions Inc. Review
          • Neuberger Berman
            Not Disclosed Review
            • Goldman Sachs Asset Management
            • Oil & Gas
            Not Disclosed - A US Oil and Gas Pipeline Company Review
            • Goldman Sachs Asset Management
            • Energy
            Not Disclosed - Multinational Energy Company Review
            • Goldman Sachs Asset Management
            • Pharmaceuticals
            Not Disclosed - A German Pharmaceutical Company Review
            • Goldman Sachs Asset Management
            • Aerospace & Defense
            Not Disclosed - A US Aerospace and Defense Company Review
            • Goldman Sachs Asset Management
            • Healthcare
            Not Disclosed - A US Healthcare Services Company Review
            • Goldman Sachs Asset Management
            • Financial Services
            Not Disclosed - Eastern European Bank Review
            • Goldman Sachs Asset Management
            • Financial Services
            Not Disclosed - Multinational Financial Services Firm Review
            • Goldman Sachs Asset Management
            • Software
            Not Disclosed - US Software Company Review
            • Wellington Management
            • Retail
            Walgreens Boots Alliance How has the company responded to its most recent crisis? What failures led to the crisis, how has the company assessed accountability, and what steps has the company taken to strengthen governance and oversight to both resolve the crisis and mitigate the risk of recurrence? Review
            • Vanguard
            • Logistics
            United Parcel Service, Inc. What are the relevant targets and milestones associated with the company’s climate/sustainability strategy? What progress has the company made on related reporting? What reporting framework or standard (i.e., TCFD – Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures, SASB – Sustainability Accounting Standards Board, etc.) has the company adopted and if none, what commitments has the company made to enhance reporting in the future? Review
            • Vanguard
            • Mining
            Rio Tinto Ltd. How does the board set goals and measure performance on the company’s management of climate-related risks? Review
            • Vanguard
            • Transportation
            JB Hunt Transport Services, Inc How does the company think about the objectives set forth by the Paris Agreement? Review
            • Vanguard
            • Food Product
            Restaurant Brands International, Inc. What reporting does your company provide on workforce diversity? Review
            • Vanguard
            • Healthcare
            Johnson & Johnson How are risks identified and elevated within the company? How is the board involved in that process? Review
            • Vanguard
            • Technology
            Uber Technologies, Inc. How does the compensation committee seek to align executive pay with the company's performance relative to peers and the market? Review
            • State Street
            • Retail
            Tesco plc Has the company identified material environmental and social sustainability issues relevant to its business? Review
            • State Street
            • Industrial
            Stanley Black & Decker, Inc What has been COVID-19’s potential short- and medium-term impact to the business, overall operations and supply chains, including management preparedness and scenario-planning and analysis? Review
            • T.Rowe Price
            • Pharmaceuticals
            BAYER AG How well is the company managing its environmental risks, human capital, facilities, stakeholder relations, and long-term access to critical resources? Review
            • Vanguard
            • Hospitality
            Marriott International, Inc. What reporting does your company provide on workforce diversity? Review
            • Vanguard
            • Oil & Gas
            Exxon Mobil Corporation How does your company ensure that shareholders have a voice and a vote on governance matters? Review
            • State Street
            • Financial Services
            Cigna What diversity goals exist, how do these goals contribute to the firm’s overall strategy, and how are these goals managed and progressing? Review
            • State Street
            • Food Product
            Nestle S.A. What progress has the company made in incorporating the TCFD or some other widely recognized framework into sustainability reporting? What if any plans are in place to improve such reporting efforts? Review
            • State Street
            • Financial Services
            JPMorgan Chase & Co Has the company established long-term emissions goals? What is the time horizon of these goals? Has it developed a plan to achieve these goals? If yes, is the plan sufficiently detailed and in line with the timeline for required emissions reductions? Review
            • State Street
            • Financial Services
            Bank of America What progress has the company made in incorporating the TCFD or some other widely recognized framework into sustainability reporting? What if any plans are in place to improve such reporting efforts? Review
            • State Street
            • Airlines
            Delta Air Lines Inc How has COVID-19 impacted or influenced the company's approach to material ESG issues as part of the long-term business strategy? Review
            • J.P. Morgan
            • Transportation
            Not disclosed - European airline What human capital management challenges has the company faced and what steps has the company taken to address these challenges? Review
            • J.P. Morgan
            • Services
            Diploma plc Is executive remuneration in line with the company’s long-term strategy? Review
            • Northern Trust
            • Technology
            Not diclosed - Technology and engineering company that provides services globally to industrial, commercial, and residential markets and has a market cap of over US $40 billion What steps are taken to limit greenhouse gas production? Review
            • Wellington Management
            • Consumer Goods
            Johnson & Johnson What are the key criteria used to compensate the executive team and how did you choose them? How are you holding executives accountable? Review
            • Northern Trust
            • Construction
            Not diclosed - Construction company that provides diversified general contracting, construction management and design-build services to private customers and public agencies worldwide and has a market cap of over U.S. $850m How is the overall level of pay appropriate for the officer given basic criteria (i.e., relevant skills and experience)? Review
            • Wellington Management
            • Oil & Gas
            Conocophillips How does the board evaluate risks associated with climate change? Review
            • Northern Trust
            • Energy
            Not diclosed - Global energy and equipment services company with a market cap of over U.S. $500m What actions has the company taken to address concerns around the attentiveness or competency of individual directors or the board as a whole? Review
            • Wellington Management
            • Energy
            Dominion Energy Are there any board features or structures in place that may hinder indepedence and/or oversight? If so, what are they and what steps has the board taken to mitigate the negative impact? Review
            • Northern Trust
            • Oil & Gas
            Not diclosed - Oil and gas company with a market capitalization of over 500 billion HKD How does the company assess and disclose the environmental impact of operations and products? Review
            • Wellington Management
            • Retail
            Walgreens Boots Alliance How has the company responded to its most recent crisis? What failures led to the crisis, how has the company assessed accountability, and what steps has the company taken to strengthen governance and oversight to both resolve the crisis and mitigate the risk of recurrence? Review
            • J.P. Morgan
            • Food Product
            Greencore Group What elements of compensation do not align with best market practice and how is the Compensation Committee addressing these conerns? Review
            • J.P. Morgan
            • Consumer Goods
            Not disclosed - European consumer durables and apparel company What percentage of the board is independent? Review
            • J.P. Morgan
            • Energy
            Not disclosed - Large European Energy Company What is the company’s climate change strategy and governance approach? Review
            • J.P. Morgan
            • Industrial
            Not disclosed - Japanese steelmaker Is the reporting on climate risk TCFD-aligned? Review
            • Vanguard
            • Logistics
            United Parcel Service, Inc. What are the relevant targets and milestones associated with the company's climate/sustainability strategy? What progress has the company made on related reporting? What reporting framework or standard (i.e., TCFD – Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures, SASB – Sustainability Accounting Standards Board, etc.) has the company adopted and if none, what commitments has the company made to enhance reporting in the future? Review
            • J.P. Morgan
            • Energy
            Not disclosed - U.S. energy company Does the company have issues with toxic emissions, waste management or other environmental damage? Review
            • Vanguard
            • Mining
            Rio Tinto Ltd. How does the board set goals and measure performance on the company's management of climate-related risks? Review
            • Invesco
            • Financial Services
            Not diclosed - Major Bank How has the company performed on gender diversity issues relative to peers and industry? What is the company doing to address its gender diversity challenges? How has the company over time improved oversight of gender diversity and made any necessary cultural changes around the issue? Review
            • Vanguard
            • Transportation
            JB Hunt Transport Services, Inc How does the company think about the objectives set forth by the Paris Agreement? Review
            • Invesco
            • Retail
            Not disclosed - Retail Manufacturing Company What are key aspects of the company’s sustainability strategy? What targets and milestones has the company established and what level of progress has the company achieved? Review
            • Vanguard
            • Food Product
            Restaurant Brands International, Inc. What reporting does your company provide on workforce diversity? Review
            • Invesco
            • Energy
            Not disclosed - Energy Company What is the extent of the company's lobbying efforts and participation in trade groups? How does the company ensure that it is not affiliated with organizations that advocate for policies that are incompatible with the Paris accord or other strategic policy positions? How appropriate is the related level of disclosure? Review
            • Vanguard
            • Healthcare
            Johnson & Johnson How are risks identified and elevated within the company? How is the board involved in that process? Review
            • Invesco
            • Mining
            Not disclosed - Mineral Producing Company What human capital management challenges has the company faced and what steps has the company taken to address these challenges? Review
            • Vanguard
            • Technology
            Uber Technologies, Inc. How does the compensation committee seek to align executive pay with the company's performance relative to peers and the market? Review
            • Invesco
            • Real estate
            Not disclosed - Real Estate Owner and developer What initiatives has the company undertaken in recent years to improve governance? What takeover defences are in place and how has the company balanced such defences with shareholder rights? What if any shareholder return policies are in place to govern share buybacks, special dividends, etc.? Review
            • State Street
            • Retail
            Tesco plc Has the company identified material environmental and social sustainability issues relevant to its business? Review
            • J.P. Morgan
            • Services
            Diploma plc Is executive remuneration in line with the company’s long-term strategy? Review
            • State Street
            • Industrial
            Stanley Black & Decker, Inc What has been COVID-19's potential short- and medium-term impact to the business, overall operations and supply chains, including management preparedness and scenario-planning and analysis? Review
            • Dimensional
            • Food Product
            Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation What human capital management challenges has the company faced and what steps has the company taken to address these challenges? Review
            • T.Rowe Price
            • Pharmaceuticals
            BAYER AG How well is the company managing its environmental risks, human capital, facilities, stakeholder relations, and long-term access to critical resources? Review
            • Blackrock
            • Retail
            Walmart, Inc. How is the company’s supply chain managed and monitored, including the supply chains of its suppliers to the extent possible? Review
            • Vanguard
            • Hospitality
            Marriott International, Inc. What reporting does your company provide on workforce diversity? Review
            • Dimensional
            • Transporation
            J.B. Hunt Transport Services What is the company doing to oversee climate risk, and what was the company’s response to similar proposals in prior years? Review
            • Vanguard
            • Oil & Gas
            Exxon Mobil Corporation How does your company ensure that shareholders have a voice and a vote on governance matters? Review
            • Dimensional
            • Mining
            Vale SA How does the company’s board assessment process meet market best practices in terms of objectivity, rigor, disclosure, and other criteria? Review
            • State Street
            • Financial Services
            Cigna What diversity goals exist, how do these goals contribute to the firm’s overall strategy, and how are these goals managed and progressing? Review
            • Dimensional
            • Entertainment
            Royal Caribbean Group What is the extent of the company's lobbying efforts and participation in trade groups? How does the company ensure that it is not affiliated with organizations that advocate for policies that are incompatible with the Paris accord or other strategic policy positions? How appropriate is the related level of disclosure? Review
            • State Street
            • Food Product
            Nestle S.A. What progress has the company made in incorporating the TCFD or some other widely recognized framework into sustainability reporting? What if any plans are in place to improve such reporting efforts? Review
            • Blackrock
            • Automotive
            Volkswagen AG What are the policies and monitoring systems that are in place to prevent poor practices and breaches of company operating standards, e.g. bribery and corruption, and how any breaches are reported to the board and addressed to limit the risk of recurrence? Review
            • State Street
            • Financial Services
            JPMorgan Chase & Co Has the company established long-term emissions goals? What is the time horizon of these goals? Has it developed a plan to achieve these goals? If yes, is the plan sufficiently detailed and in line with the timeline for required emissions reductions? Review
            • Dimensional
            • Mining
            Vale SA What is the company's process for assessing and recruiting its board members and how does the recruitment process promote a diverse candidate pool? How does the level of disclosure compare to peers and industry? Review
            • State Street
            • Financial Services
            Bank of America What progress has the company made in incorporating the TCFD or some other widely recognized framework into sustainability reporting? What if any plans are in place to improve such reporting efforts? Review
            • Invesco
            • Energy
            Not disclosed - Energy Company Does the company have a clear reduction target or deadline for its greenhouse gas (GHG) risk management program and if so, how do those goals compare to industry peers? Does the company disclose scope 1, 2, and 3 emissions reduction targets? How are planned investments consistent with these targets and the goals of the Paris Agreement? Review
            • State Street
            • Airlines
            Delta Air Lines Inc How has COVID-19 impacted or influenced the company's approach to material ESG issues as part of the long-term business strategy? Review
            • Blackrock
            • Consumer Goods
            The Procter & Gamble Company What metrics or targets has the company set with regard to: – Reduction in GHG emissions (both absolute and intensity) – Reduction in methane emissions or other criteria pollutants, if applicable – Water usage or water recycling targets – Energy efficiency and energy reduction targets – Waste management efforts – Land-use practices and /deforestation prevention Review
            • J.P. Morgan
            • Transportation
            Not disclosed - European airline What human capital management challenges has the company faced and what steps has the company taken to address these challenges? Review
            • Blackrock
            • Technology
            Amazon What are the company's statistics on gender and other diversity characteristics as well as promotion rates for and compensation gaps across different employee demographics? Review
            • J.P. Morgan
            • Services
            Diploma plc Is executive remuneration in line with the company's long-term strategy? Review
            • Blackrock
            • Consumer Goods
            The Procter & Gamble Company Has the company disclosed the diversity of their workforce, including demographics such as race, gender, and ethnicity through the disclosure of EEO-1 data? What actions is the company taking to advance DEI and support an engaged workforce? Review
            • Northern Trust
            • Technology
            Not diclosed - Technology and engineering company that provides services globally to industrial, commercial, and residential markets and has a market cap of over US $40 billion What steps are taken to limit greenhouse gas production? Review
            • Blackrock
            • Technology
            Amazon What are the systems to oversee matters related to a company’s supply chain (including contingent workers, contractors, and subcontractors), and an articulation of how those processes protect the company’s brand value and reputation? Review
            • Northern Trust
            • Construction
            Not diclosed - Construction company that provides diversified general contracting, construction management and design-build services to private customers and public agencies worldwide and has a market cap of over U.S. $850m How is the overall level of pay appropriate for the officer given basic criteria (i.e., relevant skills and experience)? Review
            • Blackrock
            • Aviation
            The Boeing Company How has the company responded to its most recent crisis? What failures led to the crisis, how has the company assessed accountability, and what steps has the company taken to strengthen governance and oversight to both resolve the crisis and mitigate the risk of recurrence? Review
            • Northern Trust
            • Energy
            Not diclosed - Global energy and equipment services company with a market cap of over U.S. $500m What actions has the company taken to address concerns around the attentiveness or competency of individual directors or the board as a whole? Review
            • Aberdeen Standard Investments
            • Mining
            BHP What is the extent of the company's lobbying efforts and participation in trade groups? How does the company ensure that it is not affiliated with organizations that advocate for policies that are incompatible with the Paris accord or other strategic policy positions? How appropriate is the related level of disclosure? Review
            • Northern Trust
            • Oil & Gas
            Not diclosed - Oil and gas company with a market capitalization of over 500 billion HKD How does the company assess and disclose the environmental impact of operations and products? Review
            • Aberdeen Standard Investments
            • Utilities
            Not disclosed -Israel Electric Corporation What are key aspects of the company’s sustainability strategy? What targets and milestones has the company established and what level of progress has the company achieved? Review
            • J.P. Morgan
            • Food Product
            Greencore Group What elements of compensation do not align with best market practice and how is the Compensation Committee addressing these conerns? Review
            • Aberdeen Standard Investments
            • Technology
            SAP What governance policies are in place to ensure/improve board independence and diversity? What is the succession plan for chair committees and lead executives? Review
            • J.P. Morgan
            • Consumer Goods
            Not disclosed - European consumer durables and apparel company What percentage of the board is independent? Review
            • Aberdeen Standard Investments
            • Technology
            Verizon What challenges does the company faces in data privacy, content management, and cybersecurity more broadly? What steps has the company taken to address these challenges both within the enterprise as well as throughout the supply chain? Review
            • J.P. Morgan
            • Energy
            Not disclosed - Large European Energy Company What is the company’s climate change strategy and governance approach? Review
            • Blackrock
            • Oil & Gas
            Exxon Mobil Corporation What are the relevant targets and milestones associated with the company’s climate/sustainability strategy? What progress has the company made on related reporting? What reporting framework or standard (i.e., TCFD – Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures, SASB – Sustainability Accounting Standards Board, etc.) has the company adopted and if none, what commitments has the company made to enhance reporting in the future? Review
            • J.P. Morgan
            • Industrial
            Not disclosed - Japanese steelmaker Is the reporting on climate risk TCFD-aligned? Review
            • Blackrock
            • Automotive
            Daimler AG How does the board monitor and oversee progress against goals and targets for addressing climate-related topics? Review
            • J.P. Morgan
            • Energy
            Not disclosed - U.S. energy company Does the company have issues with toxic emissions, waste management or other environmental damage? Review
            • Aberdeen Standard Investments
            • Construction
            John Laing Group How does the company view diversity and what policies and structures are in place to ensure a diverse board and workforce? Review
            • Invesco
            • Financial Services
            Not diclosed - Major Bank How has the company performed on gender diversity issues relative to peers and industry? What is the company doing to address its gender diversity challenges? How has the company over time improved oversight of gender diversity and made any necessary cultural changes around the issue? Review
            • Aberdeen Standard Investments
            • Technology
            Verizon How does the company view diversity and what policies and structures are in place to ensure a diverse board and workforce? Review
            • Invesco
            • Retail
            Not disclosed - Retail Manufacturing Company What are key aspects of the company’s sustainability strategy? What targets and milestones has the company established and what level of progress has the company achieved? Review
            • Aberdeen Standard Investments
            • Oil & Gas
            BP What are the relevant targets and milestones associated with the company’s climate/sustainability strategy? What progress has the company made on related reporting? What reporting framework or standard (i.e., TCFD – Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures, SASB – Sustainability Accounting Standards Board, etc.) has the company adopted and if none, what commitments has the company made to enhance reporting in the future? Review
            • Invesco
            • Energy
            Not disclosed - Energy Company What is the extent of the company's lobbying efforts and participation in trade groups? How does the company ensure that it is not affiliated with organizations that advocate for policies that are incompatible with the Paris accord or other strategic policy positions? How appropriate is the related level of disclosure? Review
            • Aberdeen Standard Investments
            • Technology
            Verizon What human capital management challenges has the company faced and what steps has the company taken to address these challenges? Review
            • Invesco
            • Mining
            Not disclosed - Mineral Producing Company What human capital management challenges has the company faced and what steps has the company taken to address these challenges? Review
            • Invesco
            • Real estate
            Not disclosed - Real Estate Owner and developer What initiatives has the company undertaken in recent years to improve governance? What takeover defences are in place and how has the company balanced such defences with shareholder rights? What if any shareholder return policies are in place to govern share buybacks, special dividends, etc.? Review
            • J.P. Morgan
            • Services
            Diploma plc Is executive remuneration in line with the company’s long-term strategy? Review
            • Dimensional
            • Food Product
            Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation What human capital management challenges has the company faced and what steps has the company taken to address these challenges? Review
            • Blackrock
            • Retail
            Walmart, Inc. How is the company's supply chain managed and monitored, including the supply chains of its suppliers to the extent possible? Review
            • Dimensional
            • Transporation
            J.B. Hunt Transport Services What is the company doing to oversee climate risk, and what was the company’s response to similar proposals in prior years? Review
            • Dimensional
            • Mining
            Vale SA How does the company's board assessment process meet market best practices in terms of objectivity, rigor, disclosure, and other criteria? Review
            • Dimensional
            • Entertainment
            Royal Caribbean Group What is the extent of the company's lobbying efforts and participation in trade groups? How does the company ensure that it is not affiliated with organizations that advocate for policies that are incompatible with the Paris accord or other strategic policy positions? How appropriate is the related level of disclosure? Review
            • Blackrock
            • Automotive
            Volkswagen AG What are the policies and monitoring systems that are in place to prevent poor practices and breaches of company operating standards, e.g. bribery and corruption, and how any breaches are reported to the board and addressed to limit the risk of recurrence? Review
            • Dimensional
            • Mining
            Vale SA What is the company's process for assessing and recruiting its board members and how does the recruitment process promote a diverse candidate pool? How does the level of disclosure compare to peers and industry? Review
            • Invesco
            • Energy
            Not disclosed - Energy Company Does the company have a clear reduction target or deadline for its greenhouse gas (GHG) risk management program and if so, how do those goals compare to industry peers? Does the company disclose scope 1, 2, and 3 emissions reduction targets? How are planned investments consistent with these targets and the goals of the Paris Agreement? Review
            • Blackrock
            • Consumer Goods
            The Procter & Gamble Company What metrics or targets has the company set with regard to: – Reduction in GHG emissions (both absolute and intensity) – Reduction in methane emissions or other criteria pollutants, if applicable – Water usage or water recycling targets – Energy efficiency and energy reduction targets – Waste management efforts – Land-use practices and /deforestation prevention Review
            • Blackrock
            • Technology
            Amazon What are the company's statistics on gender and other diversity characteristics as well as promotion rates for and compensation gaps across different employee demographics? Review
            • Blackrock
            • Consumer Goods
            The Procter & Gamble Company Has the company disclosed the diversity of their workforce, including demographics such as race, gender, and ethnicity through the disclosure of EEO-1 data? What actions is the company taking to advance DEI and support an engaged workforce? Review
            • Blackrock
            • Technology
            Amazon What are the systems to oversee matters related to a company’s supply chain (including contingent workers, contractors, and subcontractors), and an articulation of how those processes protect the company’s brand value and reputation? Review
            • Blackrock
            • Aviation
            The Boeing Company How has the company responded to its most recent crisis? What failures led to the crisis, how has the company assessed accountability, and what steps has the company taken to strengthen governance and oversight to both resolve the crisis and mitigate the risk of recurrence? Review
            • Aberdeen Standard Investments
            • Mining
            BHP What is the extent of the company's lobbying efforts and participation in trade groups? How does the company ensure that it is not affiliated with organizations that advocate for policies that are incompatible with the Paris accord or other strategic policy positions? How appropriate is the related level of disclosure? Review
            • Aberdeen Standard Investments
            • Utilities
            Not disclosed -Israel Electric Corporation What are key aspects of the company’s sustainability strategy? What targets and milestones has the company established and what level of progress has the company achieved? Review
            • Aberdeen Standard Investments
            • Technology
            SAP What governance policies are in place to ensure/improve board independence and diversity? What is the succession plan for chair committees and lead executives? Review
            • Aberdeen Standard Investments
            • Technology
            Verizon What challenges does the company faces in data privacy, content management, and cybersecurity more broadly? What steps has the company taken to address these challenges both within the enterprise as well as throughout the supply chain? Review
            • Blackrock
            • Oil & Gas
            Exxon Mobil Corporation What are the relevant targets and milestones associated with the company’s climate/sustainability strategy? What progress has the company made on related reporting? What reporting framework or standard (i.e., TCFD – Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures, SASB – Sustainability Accounting Standards Board, etc.) has the company adopted and if none, what commitments has the company made to enhance reporting in the future? Review
            • Blackrock
            • Automotive
            Daimler AG How does the board monitor and oversee progress against goals and targets for addressing climate-related topics? Review
            • Aberdeen Standard Investments
            • Construction
            John Laing Group How does the company view diversity and what policies and structures are in place to ensure a diverse board and workforce? Review
            • Aberdeen Standard Investments
            • Technology
            Verizon How does the company view diversity and what policies and structures are in place to ensure a diverse board and workforce? Review
            • Aberdeen Standard Investments
            • Oil & Gas
            BP What are the relevant targets and milestones associated with the company’s climate/sustainability strategy? What progress has the company made on related reporting? What reporting framework or standard (i.e., TCFD – Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures, SASB – Sustainability Accounting Standards Board, etc.) has the company adopted and if none, what commitments has the company made to enhance reporting in the future? Review
            • Aberdeen Standard Investments
            • Technology
            Verizon What human capital management challenges has the company faced and what steps has the company taken to address these challenges? Review