NYSE: WTR) vote "for" a shareholder proposal
concerning extraordinary retirement benefits for Aqua's senior executives.
The top three shareholder proposal
topics are political spending/lobbying; general corporate sustainability and climate change-related reporting (including supplier-issued sustainability reports); and equal opportunity employment policies.
The shareholder proposal
that requested election of directors by majority vote was approved by 56 percent.
Shareholders of Putnam Premier Income Trust voted to defeat a shareholder proposal
to reduce the size of the fund's Board of Trustees by one-third.
announced today that Institutional Shareholder Services ("ISS"), the nation's leading proxy voting advisory service, has recommended that its clients vote in favor of the shareholder proposal
calling for the Layne Christensen Co.
Also at the annual meeting, the Company's shareholders rejected a shareholder proposal
to urge the Board of Directors to arrange for the spin-off of the Company's pharmacy division to its shareholders.
Four: To Disclose Political Contributions.
A shareholder proposal
concerning voting standards for the election of directors was defeated, receiving 48 percent of the votes cast.
This study examines whether the likelihood of a corporate governance shareholder proposal
being filed varies with other corporate governance components, specifically leadership structure and/or board composition.
The only shareholder proposal
to pass was one changing the voting structure for the election of directors.
Providence said in a proxy statement that the poison pill would delay the consideration of a shareholder proposal
and discourage shareholders from communicating, for fear they would trigger the "poison pill" and have a portion of their stock confiscated.
1) and voted against a shareholder proposal
to terminate the investment management agreement between Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC and the Fund (Proposal No.