Corporate Governance Principles – Investor Stewardship Group

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE FRAMEWORK FOR U.S. LISTED COMPANIES

Principle 1: Boards are accountable to shareholders.
Principle 2: Shareholders should be entitled to voting rights in proportion to their economic interest.
Principle 3: Boards should be responsive to shareholders and be proactive in order to understand their perspectives.
Principle 4: Boards should have a strong, independent leadership structure.Principle
5: Boards should adopt structures and practices that enhance their effectiveness.Principle
6: Boards should develop management incentive structures that are aligned with the long-term strategy of the company.

Source: Corporate Governance Principles – Investor Stewardship Group

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