The SEC voted to raise the thresholds for filing shareholder proposals, much to the dismay of the investor community.
The SEC voted to raise the requirements for submitting a shareholder proposal and approved higher thresholds for resubmitting proposals.
A rise in complex challenges is pushing investment committees to focus on governance to improve the odds of achieving desired outcomes.
Neuberger Berman will publicly disclose the firm's voting rationale and intentions for more than 25 key annual shareholder meetings.
Investors in Amazon.com have filed at least 14 shareholder resolutions on numerous ESG issues ahead of the company's annual meeting in May.
A majority of U.S. public companies believe proposed SEC rules would cause proxy advisers to be more transparent.
A group of institutional investors has renewed its call for Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to give up his position as board chairman.
Only 40% of public companies think proxy firms carefully researched all relevant aspects of an issue on which they provided advice in 2019.
New SEC guidance could change the way proxy advisory firms do business, affecting the entire proxy voting system.
Several public pension fund leaders call on Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to give up his position as the company's board chairman.
Exxon Mobil shareholders voted down a proposal that would have required the board chair be independent from the company.
Say-on-pay shareholder proposals are garnering 91% average support this proxy season, according to analysis from Willis Towers Watson.
The Council of Institutional Investors urged the SEC to require companies to explain why certain metrics are used to calculate CEO pay.
The 35-day federal government shutdown has put the SEC week's behind in determining whether certain shareholder proposals can be omitted.
SEC Commissioner Elad L. Roisman is leading the agency's efforts to revamp the nation's proxy-voting system.
SEC is weighing changes to the resubmission threshold on shareholder proposals, and there are strong opinions on both sides of the debate.
The Council of Institutional Investors is asking the SEC to initiate a comment process on using blockchain technology in proxy voting.
Commonfund has launched its Diversity Office, which aims to bolster its own diversity efforts and serve as a resource for the industry.
SEC Commissioner Robert Jackson Jr. told colleagues they need to do more to help investors by making corporate elections more transparent.
The proxy voting system is in need of an update. The SEC and industry stakeholders are discussing what needs to be done.