Did you know?

Lobbying and Political Spending Disclosure Shareholder proposals remain the most popular ESG proposal among S&P 500 companies.

According to Center Data, the average length of an S&P 500 CD&A has increased from 15.5 pages in 2012 to 17.7 pages in 2015.

Advocacy and Analysis

View All Issues

Center News Stories

View All News

Boards Frustrated With Lengthy Proxy Disclosures, Split on Need for Regulatory Guidance on Non-GAAP Measures, Says Study

October 15, 2016 [Center News Story]

More than two-thirds (70%) of public company board members feel the excessive length of …

Companies Continue to Question Relative TSR, According to Equilar Report

October 15, 2016 [Center News Story]

Relative TSR continues to lead the pack with regard to performance metrics, with nearly …

Institutional Investors Sound Off on Executive Pay: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

October 15, 2016 [Center News Story]

Although the views of institutional investors on pay and governance may be generally more …

Laying the Foundation for the Next Administration, Sen. Warren Demands President Obama Remove Mary Jo White as SEC Chair

October 15, 2016 [Center News Story]

Stating “enough is enough,” this week Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) called on President …

In Wake of Wells Fargo Clawback, Investors May Demand More Information on Risk Mitigation

October 8, 2016 [Center News Story]

In the wake of hostile bipartisan Congressional hearings and continued vilification in the …

Mercer Pay Ratio Survey Highlights Divergent Results for Varying Industries

October 8, 2016 [Center News Story]

In a survey conducted of 100 companies in 12 industries concerning the impending Dodd-Frank …