Why Proxy Votes Are Important for ESG Investing

April 22, 2022 • Environmental, Social and Governance

Many think ESG investing is about using an ESG strategy to select the right type of stocks. What is not always fully appreciated is how shareholders can be an agent of change. Shareholders are owners, which means they have a voice in the affairs of the business. This is where proxies play a role. The role that proxies play and their influence is often overlooked. Watch our discussion with Guardian Capital that explains the importance of the proxy voting process and how it can play an important role in ESG investing.

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