The global pharmaceutical industry experienced a 35% drop in company filings mentions of corporate governance in Q1 2024 compared with the previous quarter, with the highest share accounted for by GSK with 21% year-on-year decrease, according to GlobalData’s analysis of over 849 pharmaceutical company filings. GlobalData’s Pharma: Filings Trends & Signals Q1 2024 report delves into earnings call transcripts and quarterly reports within the pharmaceuticals industry, extracting trends, signals, and comparative data to help businesses assess their performance, identify competitive intelligence, evaluate risks, and gain a comprehensive understanding of key industry events. Buy the report here.

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Notably, corporate governance was one of the most frequently referenced themes in Q1 2024, ranking highest in terms of mentions, ahead of cybersecurity and digital payments, according to GlobalData.

Of the top leading companies in the pharmaceutical industry, GSK had the greatest increase in references for corporate governance in Q1 2024, compared with the previous quarter. GlobalData identified 437 corporate governance-related sentences in the company's filings - 7% of all sentences - and a decrease of 21% in Q1 2024 compared with Q1 2023. F. Hoffmann-La Roche’s mentions of corporate governance rose by 96% to 188 and Novo Nordisk’s by 38% to 145 and Karuna Therapeutics’s by 562% to 86 and AstraZeneca’s by 51% to 73.

GlobalData’s Company Filings Analytics also applies sentiment weight to reference sentences, based on whether the sentences are positive, negative, or neutral. Starting at 100 in 2020, an index over 100 is more positive. The overall index for corporate governance in Q1 2024 was 82.

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This content was updated on 24 April 2024

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