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The 2013 proxy season saw more companies receive higher shareholder support for their say on pay proposals. For S&P 500 companies, the average shareholder support for say on pay was nearly 91%.

During the 2013 proxy season, 466 S&P 500 companies reported say on pay results. 460 companies (98.71%) reported received majority support, averaging 91.84% support with a median of 95.49%.

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Center’s Executive Pay Re-imagined Series Explores a New Approach to Executive Compensation and Governance

October 18, 2014 [Center News Story]

This week begins a four-part series of articles targeted at Center Chief Human Resource …

Center Files Comments With SEC Urging Use of Realized and Realizable Comp in Pay for Performance Disclosure

October 18, 2014 [Center News Story]

This week, the Center On Executive Compensation filed comments with the U.S. Securities and …

ISS's New Equity Plan "Scorecard" Means Increased Uncertainty For Companies

October 17, 2014 [Center News Story]

ISS released for comment several draft policy changes for 2015 this week, including a major …

Authors Dispute Commonly Cited 331-to-1 Pay Ratio; Note Real Ratio Only 5-to-1

October 17, 2014 [Center News Story]

The actual CEO-to-median employee wage gap in the United States is actually close to 5-to-1 …

ISS Beefs Up Consulting Business with Purchase of Incentive Lab

October 17, 2014 [Center News Story]

ISS announced this week it has acquired executive compensation data and analytics firm …

Increase in Proxy Advisory Firm Influence Is the Primary Impact of Say on Pay, Directors Say

October 10, 2014 [Center News Story]

According to PricewaterhouseCoopers' 2014 Annual Corporate Directors Survey, two-thirds of …