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Sector lead: Consumer Goods
Pauline Lecoursonnois engages with companies in the UK, France, Switzerland, the Netherlands and Australia with a focus on consumer goods & retail, financial services, pharmaceuticals and utilities sectors. Prior to joining EOS, she worked as a research analyst at Institutional Shareholder Services, focussing on governance matters, and as a research assistant at the Universities Superannuation Scheme and for the ESG sell-side research team of Natixis. Pauline holds a Master’s in Management & Sustainable Development from Sherbrooke University and the ESCEM School of Business and Management. She speaks French and has a good working knowledge of Spanish.
NetEase published its inaugural ESG report in June 2020, covering material ESG topics including data privacy and protection, and GDPR compliance. EOS is pleased with its commitment to improve shareholder communication and continues to engage with the company on the wider ESG agenda.
Takeda Pharmaceutical has significantly improved the transparency and accountability of its executive remuneration, aligning itself more closely to global peers. EOS has engaged it on this topic for the past 16 months to increase investor confidence in the company for the long term.