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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.

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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Mondelez Becomes Third S&P 500 Say on Pay Failure: Non-GAAP Metrics Proposal Nets Only 5.5% Support at ConocoPhillips

May 19, 2018 [Center News Story]

This week, a third S&P 500 company failed to achieve majority support with food …

Progressive Democrat Touts Pay Ratio Tax as Solution to Income Inequality

May 19, 2018 [Center News Story]

Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) issued a report on 225 Fortune 500 companies titled …

Wall Street Journal Study Highlights Misleading Nature of Short-Term TSR

May 19, 2018 [Center News Story]

Following on last week's release of its annual S&P 500 CEO pay study, the Wall Street …

Pay Ratio Generates Varying Media Coverage - With Little Clarity, as Proponents Seek Expanded Disclosure

May 19, 2018 [Center News Story]

Despite more than 2,000 pay ratios disclosed so far in 2018, the media has struggled to …

Questions Over Application of Grandfather Clause, Discretion Beginning to Percolate as Companies Await 162(m) Guidance

May 19, 2018 [Center News Story]

More than five months after the adoption of comprehensive tax reform and the repeal of the …

S&P 500 Say on Pay Voting Trends Show No Anomalies, as Proxy Voting Hits High Gear

May 12, 2018 [Center News Story]

With just three new proxies filed in the past week, we are not providing a pay ratio report, …