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Shareholder Voting

2021 Proxy Season Preview and Shareholder Voting Trends (2017-2020) (Complimentary)

2021 Proxy Season Preview and Shareholder Voting Trends (2017-2020) builds on a comprehensive review of resolutions submitted by investors at Russell 3000 companies to provide insights into the new season of annual general meetings (AGMs). The data and analysis include trends in the number and topics of shareholder proposals, the level of support received by those proposals when put to a vote, and the types of proposal sponsors.

In particular, this edition of the report provides insights for what’s ahead in four key areas that promise to be the focus of investor attention in 2021: virtual shareholder meetings, environmental issues, human capital management, and board diversity.

The project is conducted by The Conference Board and ESG data analytics firm ESGAUGE, in collaboration with leadership advisory and search firm Russell Reynolds Associates and Rutgers University’s Center for Corporate Law and Governance (CCLG).

Dashboard (Complimentary): Visualize trends across Russell 3000 and S&P 500 indexes, GICS business sectors, and company size groups.

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