Le­gal & Gen­eral ramps up pres­sure on boards

The Daily Telegraph - Business - - Business -

Le­gal & Gen­eral In­vest­ment voted against at least one res­o­lu­tion at 59pc of com­pa­nies last year, it said. The group, one of the largest in­vestors in the UK stock mar­ket, said it had op­posed the reap­point­ment of 2,807 di­rec­tors, up from 2,362 in 2016. “We’ve seen a fo­cus on gen­der diver­sity, cli­mate change and gov­er­nance and cul­ture,” it said.

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