The weekly newsletter of international corporate governance. Published each Friday 46 times a year by email.

Highlights of the current issue dated Ocober 17, 2014:

Stock exchange reluctance to adopt listing standards on ESG reporting

Boosting risk oversight by global bank boards

US investors ask again for even-handed proxy vote tallies

ISS tightens policies on Japanese directors, US compensation

A merger would increase UK pension-fund clout

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