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Governance

  • 09/01/2020
    Shareholder engagement and its effects on target companies
    Michael Viehs
    The award-winning study ‘ESG shareholder engagement and downside risk’, which uses engagement data from Hermes EOS, reveals that companies that are successfully engaged by EOS exhibit a lower risk profile, particularly when environmental issues are tackled.
  • 17/12/2019
    Hon Hai
    Marcus Wilert
    Hon Hai has demonstrated concrete improvements in its corporate governance, as well as its approach to labour relations and wider investor disclosure, since Hermes EOS began engagement in 2010.
  • 13/12/2019
    AI applications in financial services
    Christine Chow
    We examine the pros and cons of artificial-intelligence applications in three areas of financial services: asset management, banking, and insurance.
  • 28/11/2019
    Tencent
    Christine Chow
    In August 2019, Tencent appointed its first female director following Hermes EOS engaging with the company on gender equality. We believe that by encouraging change at Tencent, there will be a multiplier effect on other technology companies, both in China and globally.
  • 30/09/2019
    Hyundai Motor
    Sachi Suzuki
    Hyundai Motor has improved its board composition and skill sets, making progress from its historically dominant founding family, and acknowledging minority shareholder interests.
  • 17/09/2019
    Hermes SDG Engagement Equity Fund – H1 2019 report
    Hamish Galpin
    What real-world impacts did we achieve through our engagements in the first half of 2019?