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2013 Proxy Season Roundup: Shareholder Resolutions
View 2010 Climate Votes on 46 Large Fund Families
Mutual Funds' Votes on Executive Compensation Resolutions (posted Oct. 21, 2008)
Mutual Funds' Votes on Say-on-Pay at 'Bailout Banks' (posted Oct. 16, 2008)
Mini Survey of Mutual Funds' Votes: 2004-2008 (posted Sept. 15, 2008)
Compare Governance with Social Responsibility Resolutions (2008)
Compare Management with Shareholder Resolutions (2010)
Votes on Management Resolutions (2004-2008)
Votes on Shareholder Resolutions (2004-2008)
Votes on Director Elections (2004-2006)
Votes on Corporate Social Responsibility Resolutions (2004-2008)
Votes on Corporate Governance Resolutions (2004-2008)
SUPPORT FOR MANAGEMENT- AND SHAREHOLDER-SPONSORED RESOLUTIONS BY FUND FAMILIES IN 2010

Fund Family% Support for Management Resolutions
% Support for Shareholder Resolutions
Resns Voted

AFSCME5183
509
AIM44471
2540
ALGER26905
1842
ALLIANCEBERNSTEIN21374
1479
ALLIANZ21422
1238
AMERICAN43845
2921
AMERICAN CENTURY86282
5494
ARIEL934
63
ARTISAN7244
203
ASTON (ABN AMRO)9702
723
BLACKROCK52765
3274
BNY MELLON27454
1462
BRIDGEWAY9486
611
CALVERT58366
2468
COLUMBIA74286
3592
COVENTRY4620
381
CREDIT SUISSE21322
1415
DAVIS1464
142
DELAWARE7267
368
DIMENSIONAL332648
6623
DODGE & COX4526
271
DOMINI4843
203
DREYFUS63938
2944
DWS (DWS SCUDDER)166592
9469
FEDERATED21385
1311
FIDELITY113420
5948
FIFTH THIRD14632
1203
FIRST AMERICAN47225
2180
FIRST EAGLE4674
124
FRANKLIN TEMPLETON56033
2443
GMO73391
2094
GOLDMAN SACHS68685
3380
GREEN CENTURY4257
272
HARBOR8700
441
HARTFORD45826
1993
ING154095
8042
INTEGRITY463
36
JANUS38977
2736
JOHN HANCOCK182336
6493
JP MORGAN130044
7389
LAZARD12353
679
LEGG MASON41476
3326
LIBERTY3513
384
LONGLEAF643
37
LORD ABBETT26171
1888
MASSMUTUAL76929
4673
METROPOLITAN66456
2249
MFS41957
2866
MMA PRAXIS6199
463
MORGAN STANLEY65238
4371
NATIONWIDE (GARTMORE)116948
4286
NEUBERGER BERMAN19677
873
NORTHERN78212
2378
NUVEEN17601
1156
OPPENHEIMER13495
1043
PARNASSUS1807
148
PAX14946
1370
PHOENIX10010
898
PIONEER31045
2437
PUTNAM117483
5991
RIVERSOURCE (AXP)45593
2666
RUSSELL (FRANK RUSSELL)52043
2341
SCHRODER10807
403
SCHWAB9350
537
STATE STREET26270
1443
SWIB32289
757
T ROWE103937
5270
TIAA-CREF293614
9101
TRANSAMERICA (AEGON)68822
3745
TRILLIUM3895
302
VAN KAMPEN31429
1905
VANGUARD207969
8281
VIRTUS (PHOENIX)13485
976
WELLS FARGO76880
2286
 
TOPICAL

Political advocacy piques shareholders' interest. Investors want to know about direct donations to candidates and hard-to-track contributions to trade groups, Chicago Tribune, Ameet Sachdev, May 18, 2012
Fink Leverages BlackRock’s $3.5 Trillion in Shareholder Push, Bloomberg, Christopher Condon and Sree Vidya Bhaktavatsalam, January 19, 2012
Federated cryptically votes nay on corporate pay. Ross Kerber, Jan 12, 2012.
Support by Mutual Funds for Sustainability Proposals Increases, but is it Happening Quickly Enough? Robert Kropp, Social Funds, November 16, 2011
The mystery of mutual fund proxy votes. Marla Brill, Reuters. November 1, 2011
Study Rates S&P 100 Corporate Political Transparency, Accountability - October 31, 2011.
Proxy Voting for Sustainability, The Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation, October 16, 2011
Ceres Report Calls on Investors to Adopt Stronger Proxy Voting Guidelines for Environmental and Social Issues - Sept 22, 2011
Fewer Mutual Funds Voted for Climate Resolutions in 2010 - Robert Kropp, SocialFunds.com, April 11, 2011
New UNCTAD Report: Corporate Governance in the Wake of the Financial Crisis. GovernanceMap - March 1, 2011
As You Sow Proxy Preview 2011, February 2011
2010 AFL-CIO Key Votes Survey, February 2011
Proxy Firms Need More Rules, Companies Say, 30 November 2010
S.E.C. Examines Integrity of Proxy Voting - July 14, 2010
SEC inching closer to giving shareholders new power. Rule could be OK'd in August; empowering investors for 2011 director elections - 10 July 2010
Mutual funds seek to shed 'rubber stamp' tag - 14 May 2010
Activist investors to push back against lax corporate governance - 20 March 2010
 
USEFUL RESOURCES

Coalition for Environmentally Responsible Economies (CERES)
CorpGov.net: News, links, commentary, and advocacy geared to the active investor
Corporate Watchdog Radio: weekly radio show and podcast on corporate sustainability and accountability cohosted by Bill Baue and Francesca Rheannon
CorpWatch: Holding Corporations Accountable
Director Map: Corporate Board Elections Analysis
Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR)
Investor Environmental Health Network: Health People...Healthy Business
Multinational Monitor On-Line: Monthly magazine devoted primarily to examining the activities of multinational companies
ProxyDemocracy helps investors use their voting power to hold corporations accountable
Social Investment Forum: Advancing socially and environmentally responsible investing
SocialFunds.com: The largest personal finance site devoted to socially responsible investing
SRI Monitor: News and views on the world of socially responsible investing in Canada
Sustainable Business, Green Business, Renewable Energy, Organic & Green Investing, Green Capital
The Corporate Library: Corporate Governance Data, Analysis and Risk Assessment Tools
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