The Meeting Specialist (Pty)ltd
The Meeting Specialist (Pty) Limited also known as TMS was established in 2017. We have over 30 years combined experience in facilitating shareholder meetings. We are a level 1 BBBEE enterprise.
The Meeting Specialist (Pty)Ltd
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News Feed: Virtual AGMs
Virtual platforms may improve stakeholder participation, but tweaking needed to achieve meaningful engagement.
Lockdown regulations brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic saw swift uptake of virtual platforms by the corporate world to ensure continued communication with key stakeholders, such as investors, employees and
the communities in which companies operate. But not all engagements have been equal. While financial services group Old Mutual has been singled out, along with mining company Sibanye-Stillwater, for its effective engagement with shareholders through their virtual annual general meetings (AGMs), some companies have failed at this task.
The quality of virtual AGMs has varied. Financial services group Old Mutual’s AGM, in May last year, was one of the best as well as being the first fully virtual AGM, says nonprofit shareholder activism and responsible investment organisation Just Share executive director Tracey Davies. “This goes to show that it is not all about learning curves and getting to grips with the technicalities. If you apply your mind to creating a good experience for your stakeholders, it is relatively easy to get right,” she adds. “Amid the pandemic, Old Mutual has tried as far as possible to keep the lines of communication open between the company and its stakeholders…
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