Press Release

Egan-Jones 2021 Proposed Guideline Changes

Proposal Title

STANDARD

Taft-Hartley

SRI

Catholic

Conservative

SHAREHOLDER PROPOSALS

Governance

 

STANDARD

Taft-Hartley

SRI

Catholic

Conservative

Shareholder Proposal Requesting a Review of the Statement of the Purpose of a Corporation how it can be Fully Implemented

AGAINST

FOR

FOR

FOR

AGAINST

Shareholder Proposal Requesting the Company Nominate Environmental Expert to the Board of Directors

based on the Governance Rating score, FOR in cases when the Company receives one of the lowest two scores on the Governance Rating; AGAINST otherwise

FOR

FOR

FOR

AGAINST

Shareholder Proposals - Election of Non-executive Directors

 

AGAINST

AGAINST

AGAINST

AGAINST

AGAINST

Shareholder Proposal Requesting the Board Nominate a Human/Civil Rights Expert on Board

based on the Governance Rating score, FOR in cases when the Company receives one of the lowest two scores on the Governance Rating; AGAINST otherwise

FOR

FOR

FOR

AGAINST

Shareholders Proposal Requesting that the Company Create a Committee to Prepare a Report Regarding the Impact of Plant Closure on Communities and Alternatives to Help Mitigate the Effects

 

AGAINST

FOR

FOR

FOR

AGAINST

Social, Human Resources, Health, Environmental

Shareholder Proposal Asking to set a Diversity Target (of min of 40%) for the Composition of its Board

based on the Governance Rating score, FOR in cases when the Company receives one of the lowest two scores on the Governance Rating; AGAINST otherwise

FOR

FOR

FOR

AGAINST

Shareholder Proposal Regarding Child Exploitation

based on the Governance Rating score, FOR in cases when the Company receives one of the lowest two scores on the Governance Rating; AGAINST otherwise

FOR

FOR

FOR

AGAINST

Shareholder Proposal Asking that the Board of Directors, at a reasonable cost and excluding proprietary information, report on the controversy surrounding political advertising and posts

based on the Governance Rating score, FOR in cases when the Company receives one of the lowest two scores on the Governance Rating; AGAINST otherwise

FOR

FOR

FOR

AGAINST

Shareholder Proposal Regarding a Report on Takedown Requests

based on the Governance Rating score, FOR in cases when the Company receives one of the lowest two scores on the Governance Rating; AGAINST otherwise

FOR

FOR

FOR

AGAINST

Shareholder Proposal Regarding Report on Whistleblower Policies and Practices

based on the Governance Rating score, FOR in cases when the Company receives one of the lowest two scores on the Governance Rating; AGAINST otherwise

FOR

FOR

FOR

AGAINST

 Shareholder Proposal on Competitiveness and Protection of Personal Information

AGAINST

FOR

FOR

FOR

AGAINST

Shareholder Proposal - Report on Climate Lobbying

 

AGAINST

FOR

FOR

FOR

AGAINST

Shareholder Proposal - Report on Environmental Expenditures (Voluntary Climate-Related Activities)  

based on the Governance Rating score, FOR in cases when the Company receives one of the lowest two scores on the Governance Rating; AGAINST otherwise

FOR

FOR

FOR

AGAINST

Shareholder Proposal - Report On Efforts to Eliminate Deforestation in Supply Chain

based on the Governance Rating score, FOR in cases when the Company receives one of the lowest two scores on the Governance Rating; AGAINST otherwise

FOR

FOR

FOR

AGAINST

Shareholder Proposal - Report on Voting by the Funds and Portfolios on Matters Relating to Climate Change

based on the Governance Rating score, FOR in cases when the Company receives one of the lowest two scores on the Governance Rating; AGAINST otherwise

FOR

FOR

FOR

AGAINST

Shareholder Proposal - Report on Reduction of Water Pollution

based on the Governance Rating score, FOR in cases when the Company receives one of the lowest two scores on the Governance Rating; AGAINST otherwise

AGAINST

FOR

FOR

AGAINST

Shareholder Proposal - report on the company’s efforts, to identify and reduce environmental and health hazards associated with past, present, and future handling of coal combustion residuals and how those efforts may reduce legal, reputational and financial risks to the company

 

AGAINST

AGAINST

FOR

FOR

AGAINST

Shareholder Proposal - Report on Risks of Petrochemical Investments

based on the Governance Rating score, FOR in cases when the Company receives one of the lowest two scores on the Governance Rating; AGAINST otherwise

FOR

FOR

FOR

AGAINST

Shareholder Proposal - Report on Sugar and Public Health

 

AGAINST

AGAINST

FOR

FOR

AGAINST

Shareholder Proposal - Health Risks of Continued In-Store Tobacco Sales in the Age of COVID 2021

 

AGAINST

AGAINST

FOR

FOR

AGAINST

CEO Compensation Related

Shareholder Proposal Regarding Integration of ESG Metrics into Executive Compensation

based on the Compensation Rating score, FOR in cases when the Company receives one of the lowest two scores on the Governance Rating; AGAINST otherwise

FOR

FOR

FOR

AGAINST

Shareholder Proposal asking that the Board of directors publish a report (at reasonable expense, within a reasonable time, and omitting confidential or propriety information) assessing the feasibility of integrating community stakeholder concerns and impacts into the Company's executive compensation program

based on the Compensation Rating score, FOR in cases when the Company receives one of the lowest two scores on the Governance Rating; AGAINST otherwise

FOR

FOR

FOR

AGAINST

Shareholder Proposal - Report on Incentive-based Compensation and Risks of Material Losses

based on the Compensation Rating score, FOR in cases when the Company receives one of the lowest two scores on the Governance Rating; AGAINST otherwise

FOR

FOR

FOR

AGAINST

CLARIFICATIONS, CHANGES

 

 

 

 

 

Blank Check Preferred Stock

DELETE - FOR management proposals to create “blank check preferred stock” in cases when the Company specifically states that the stock will not be used as a takeover defense. 

Proposals concerning conducting virtual-only annual meeting, considering shareholders' rights to participate electronically as they would have during an in-person meeting

FOR - change from AGAINST

Equity Ratio Disclosure in Executive Compensation
Target Amounts for CEO Compensation - PAY DISPARITY

based on the Compensation Rating score, FOR in cases when the Company receives one of the lowest two scores on the Governance Rating; AGAINST otherwise - change from AGAINST

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In rare cases, Egan-Jones may choose to override the documented guideline recommendation when we believe it to be in the best long-term financial interest of shareholders.

Comments or questions about the Egan-Jones Proxy Guideline should be directed to Kevin McManus (kmcmanus@ejproxy.com) or Magda Pacheco, (mpacheco@egan-jones.com).