In addition to full details of Wolters Kluwer’s financial performance, the 2013 Annual Report includes several case studies, with accompanying video testimonials, highlighting the company's customers, latest activities and innovations. The report's digital version uses a leading-edge responsive design technique, meaning it adapts automatically on different devices for optimal viewing.
For the first time, our Sustainability Report includes a Materiality Analysis. Based on input from a broad range of our internal and external stakeholders, the
Materiality Index gives a portrayal of our stakeholders' most important sustainability themes. Understanding the relevance of these sustainability topics will help support us in further driving our sustainability strategy. In 2013, our digital products and services once again increased compared to our paper-based portfolio.
Wolters Kluwer published its agenda and convocation notice for the 2014 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM), which will take place on April 23. Agenda items include the proposal to appoint Ms. Rima Qureshi as member of the Supervisory Board, the proposal to distribute a cash dividend of €0,70 per ordinary share, and the proposal to appoint Deloitte Accountants BV as new external auditor as of the financial reporting year 2015. Ms. Qureshi (Canadian, 1965) is Senior Vice President, Strategic Projects and Chairman of Region Northern Europe, Russia & Central Asia of Ericsson Group and member of the Board of Directors of MasterCard Inc. Ms. Qureshi has broad international management experience including deep operating experience in transforming technology-based companies. The information for the AGM includes an update of issued share capital on which votes can be cast at the meeting.