Shareholder Positions

Following is a summary of shareholder and proxy advisor positions with regard to say on pay vote frequency:

  • AFL-CIO: Annual
  • AFSCME: Annual
  • BlackRock Institutional Trust Company: Triennial
  • Boston Common Asset Management: Annual
  • CalPERS: Annual
  • Calvert Asset Management: Annual
  • Capital Research Global Investors: Triennial
  • Carpenters Union: Triennial
  • Clean Yield Asset Management: Annual
  • ClearBridge Advisors: Annual
  • Columbia Management Investment Advisers: Annual
  • Communication Workers of America: Annual
  • Congregation of Sisters of St. Agnes: Annual
  • EARNEST Partners, LLC: Annual
  • F & C Asset Management: Annual
  • Fidelity Management & Research: Annual
  • First Affirmative Financial Network LLC: Annual
  • Friess Associates LLC: Annual
  • Friends Fiduciary Corporation: Annual
  • Glass Lewis & Company: Annual
  • Goldman Sachs & Company: Annual
  • Hermes Equity Ownership Services: Annual
  • Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS): Annual
  • Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility: Annual
  • Manning & Napier Advisors: Annual
  • Manhattan Country School: Annual
  • Marianists International: Annual
  • Mercy Investment Services: Annual
  • MFS Investment Management: Annual
  • Midwest Coalition for Responsible Investment: Annual
  • Morgan Stanley Investment Management: Annual
  • New York City Comptroller: Annual
  • New York State Common Retirement Fund: Annual
  • Northern Trust Investments: Triennial
  • Northwest Coalition for Responsible Investment: Annual
  • Pax World Management LLC: Annual
  • SEIU Master Trust: Annual
  • Sisters of Norte Dame de Namur: Annual
  • Socially Responsible Investment Services: Annual
  • State of Connecticut: Annual
  • State Street Global Advisors: Annual
  • T. Rowe Price: Annual
  • The Christopher Reynolds Foundation: Annual
  • The Home Missioners of America: Annual
  • The Max and Anna Levinson Foundation: Annual
  • The Nathan Cummings Foundation: Annual
  • The Needmor Fund: Annual
  • TIAA-CREF: Annual
  • Tides Foundation: Annual
  • T. Rowe Price: Annual
  • Trillium Asset Management: Annual
  • Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations: Annual
  • United for a Fair Economy (Responsible Wealth Project): Annual
  • United Methodist Church: Annual
  • Utility Workers Union of America, AFL-CIO: Annual
  • VERIS Wealth Partners: Annual
  • Victory Capital Management: Annual
  • Walden Asset Management: Annual
  • Winslow Capital Management: Annual
  • Vanguard Group: Annual (but will consider Triennial if compensation plan is structured for multi-year periods)

Note: The above are the general preferences for SWOP expressed by these institutions. But, in some situations these institutions might be willing to endorse a different SOP vote frequency. Therefore, check with your investor relations department, corporate secretary, proxy solicitor and compensation consultant to determine if any exceptions might exist for your institutional shareholders and their expressed general SWOP preferences.

Additionally, please note that on January 31, 2011, 36 institutional investors announced that they endorsed an annual say on pay frequency, http://www.waldenassetmgmt.com/social/action/SOP_1-31-2011.pdf

Special Thanks To Those Folks That Have Been Kind Enough to Contribute Some of the Above Positions:

  • David Gennarelli, Autodesk
  • Reid Pearson & the entire Alliance Advisors team
  • Other Helpful Anonymous Contributors

Note: If you have any additional shareholder positions on Say on Pay or Say When on Pay and would like to share those with the community, please send them to Ed Hauder using the Contact Form on the About & Contact page of www.EdwardHauder.com, accessible by clicking HERE.

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