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

In 2015, 85% of S&P 500 companies received a "For" recommendation from ISS for their Say on Pay proposal for a second consecutive year.

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ISS Launches Rating Service on Company Environmental and Social Disclosures, Including Labor, Stakeholder and Society Reviews

February 10, 2018 [Center News Story]

This week, proxy advisory firm ISS its unveiled "Environmental & Social Quality Score," …

Wells Fargo Fed Penalties Underscore Growing Risk Oversight Responsibilities of Board Members

February 10, 2018 [Center News Story]

In addition to mandating a host of governance and risk management changes, the Federal …

2018’s First S&P 500 Say On Pay Results: High Approval Rates, Proposal Season Beings With Continuation of ESG Proposals.

February 10, 2018 [Center News Story]

The S&P 500’s first annual meetings are in the books and the early say on pay results …

Hedge Fund Activist Begin to Include ESG Elements in Intervention Efforts

February 10, 2018 [Center News Story]

Although it is not surprising that environmental, social, and governance issues are …

Stakeholders Criticize SEC on Decisions to Allow Companies to Exclude Proposals on Special Meetings, Lobbying Disclosures

February 10, 2018 [Center News Story]

The Securities and Exchange Commission’s adjudication of No-Action Letter requests came …

Center Subscriber Discussion Call Details Implications of Changes to 162(m) On Executive Compensation Plan Design, Administration

February 3, 2018 [Center News Story]

This week, the Center On Executive Compensation hosted an in-depth discussion of the impact …