A shareholder proposal has been withdrawn at Cardinal Health after the company agreed to disclose measures it is taking related to the opioid crisis.
New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer has engaged with more than half of the U.S. companies targeted in a boardroom diversity campaign.
Netflix investors, again, passed shareholder proposals calling for proxy access and the elimination of supermajority voting provisions.
Data privacy, board diversity and independence, and content-management enforcement were in the spotlight at large tech companies' meetings.
Proposals to change Alphabet's voting structure and prepare reports on content-management enforcement and gender pay practices were defeated.
Proposals calling for changes to Facebook's shareholder voting structure and the creation of a risk oversight committee were defeated.
Tesla shareholders supported three directors up for re-election and defeated a shareholder proposal calling for an independent board chair.
A proposal calling for Twitter to report on how it prevents election interference and fake news was supported by almost 36% of investors.
Range Resources investors voted in favor of a proposal calling on the company to issue a report related to its methane emissions management.
Amazon.com Inc. adopted a policy to include diverse candidates, including women and minorities, for all director openings.
Shareholder proposals calling on Kinder Morgan to produce climate change and sustainability reports were supported by a majority of shareholders.
Despite opposition from large pension funds, all 10 Equifax directors were re-elected and the company's executive compensation package was approved.
A shareholder proposal received 21% support calling for AbbVie to report on how drug pricing is integrated into its incentive compensation practices.
Verizon shareholders rejected proposals calling for an independent chair, a new clawback policy and eliminating payments to non-qualified plans.
Large institutional investors are ramping up their calls for governance reforms at Facebook following the Cambridge Analytica controversy.
A $2.6 billion stock option grant for Tesla CEO Elon Musk was supported by a majority of shareholders, despite objections from several large pension funds.
Attendees of CII's spring conference convened to talk about everything from corporate culture to board diversity to unequal voting structures.
BlackRock has followed up with some more details on the topics the firm is covering in engagement sessions with companies.
A coalition of investors filed shareholder proposals at more than 50 companies requesting reports on their federal and state lobbying activities.
More than 50% of Walt Disney Co. shareholders, including several large pension funds, voted against the compensation package of CEO Robert A. Iger.
BlackRock and Vanguard Group continue to be among the mutual fund companies more likely to vote with management on CEO compensation.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren asked nine major gun company shareholders to use their financial leverage to ensure the firms act to cut gun violence.
State Street plans to engage with weapons manufacturers and distributors to learn how they will ensure the safe use of their products.
Arjuna Capital withdrew a shareholder proposal at J.P. Morgan Chase after the company agreed to disclose its efforts to address pay inequity.
Investors curious about companies' disclosure practices regarding environmental and social risks now have an online tool they can use.