2018 Proxy Season Review

  • Change in Landscape for Environmental/Social/Political Proposals— More Withdrawn Following Engagement; Those Going to a Vote Receive Higher Support and Pass More Frequently

  • Governance Proposals Receive Lower Support and Pass Less Frequently, Principally Due to Fewer Proxy Access Proposals Going to a Vote

  • Non-Responsiveness to a Prior Shareholder Vote Remains Most Common Basis for Low Director Support Levels in Uncontested Elections

  • Say-on-Pay Results Generally Remain Strong and Highlight Continued Importance of ISS Pay-for-Performance Model

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