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Since 2010 there have been only 15 pay ratio related shareholder proposals. These proposals have averaged over 93% shareholder opposition with no single proposal receiving over 10% support.

In 2015, 40 S&P 500 companies, close to 9% of companies, saw shareholder support for their say on pay proposals swing more than 20 percentage points.

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Leading ESG Reports and Ratings Detailed in New Analysis

August 19, 2017 [Center News Story]

Environmental, Social, and Governance (“ESG”) metrics and standards have become more …

CEO-Chairman Structure Not Tied to Firm Performance, According to Study

August 19, 2017 [Center News Story]

Despite a significant push for firms to separate the CEO and Board Chair roles, a new study …

Outside Director Pay Up Modestly in 2016, Annual Survey Shows

August 19, 2017 [Center News Story]

Total compensation for outside directors in the Fortune 500 saw a median increase of 2% over …

Center Policy Brief Details Recent Human Capital Metric Disclosure Initiatives

August 12, 2017 [Center News Story]

Within the last few weeks, two major initiatives have emerged seeking to require companies …

Annual Korn-Ferry Hay Group Study Shows Pay-Performance Linkage, Further Move Toward Performance Awards

August 12, 2017 [Center News Story]

Reflecting that TSR in 2016 was up 12% for the companies in its annual CEO pay study, Korn …

Proxy Access Proposals Continue to Stir SEC No-Action Letter Debate

August 12, 2017 [Center News Story]

The Securities and Exchange Commission, which as reported by the Center, has issued an …