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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%.

According to a recent Towers Watson survey, only 1 in 10 employers believe the pay ratio will provide important information to investors.

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New York Times DealBook Column Exposes True Costs of Gadfly Shareholder Proposals, Argues for Reform, Drawing Angry Response

August 21, 2014 [Center News Story]

"Corporate America is being held hostage" writes Steven Davidoff Solomon in his August 19 …

Nearly 80% of S&P 500 Companies Have Received 90% Support for Say on Pay; Seven New Results

August 21, 2014 [Center News Story]

Seven more S&P 500 companies achieved majority shareholder support for their say on pay …

Shareholder Advocacy Group As You Sow Launches Campaign Targeting CEO Pay

August 21, 2014 [Center News Story]

This week, shareholder advocacy group As You Sow announced it will launch a campaign in 2015 …

ISS Equity Plan Verification Portal May Be Precursor to Renewed Focus on Stock Plans

August 14, 2014 [Center News Story]

Stating that it is part of ISS’s “commitment to advancing the level of transparency and …

Council of Institutional Investors Calls for "Long-Term" Time Horizon for Dodd Frank Pay for Performance Disclosure

August 7, 2014 [Center News Story]

Following a recent meeting of unions and activist groups with Division of Corporation …

Amid Minimum Wage Push, Another Article Analyzes the Effect of Redistribution of Executive Pay

August 7, 2014 [Center News Story]

An oft-used rallying cry by executive pay critics is that companies pay huge salaries to …