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

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.

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Leading Investor, Issuer CEOs Endorse "Common Sense" Governance Principles

July 23, 2016 [Center News Story]

A group of 13 prominent CEOs including Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett, BlackRock …

Towers Watson Study Models SEC-Proposed "Compensation Actually Paid for 2015, Finds Pay for Performance Outcomes "Neutral"

July 23, 2016 [Center News Story]

Although financial and stock performance were generally down in 2015, an analysis of S&P …

Nine of Ten S&P 500 Companies Reporting Say on Pay Results Get Majority Support, With One Notable Failure

July 23, 2016 [Center News Story]

Bed Bath and Beyond is the lone say on pay failure among the 10 companies reporting results …

Center Submits Comments on Financial Services Incentive Compensation Rules Urging Regulators to Re-Focus Final Rule on Risk

July 22, 2016 [Center News Story]

The Association's Center On Executive Compensation submitted extensive comments this week to …

Wintergreen Analysis of Equity, Dilution and Buybacks Attracts More Press Attention, But the Underlying Issues Are Far More Complex, Nuanced

July 16, 2016 [Center News Story]

The Wintergreen Advisors’ analysis of equity compensation and stock buybacks highlighted in …

House Approves Pay Ratio Funding Rider in House Financial Services Appropriations Bill

July 16, 2016 [Center News Story]

Demonstrating the GOP's commitment to removing the compliance burdens stemming from the …