The 2022 shareholder season is underway! Over 500 shareholder resolutions have been filed on a wide range of social, environmental, and sustainable governance issues. This year brings even more resolutions on both the climate crisis and on racial justice.
If you own company stock directly (not in a mutual fund), you can vote on the company's resolutions, which may include climate & energy, corporate lobbying on climate, racism, Indigenous Peoples’ rights, environmental justice, human rights, gender and minority pay disparity, workplace diversity, deforestation, and corporate spending on lobbying and elections.
Below you’ll find many of the companies at which resolutions have been filed, followed by a sampling of the issues of major concern raised by shareholders this year.
If you own stock directly in these or other companies, read your proxy ballots carefully to vote in favor of resolutions that reflect your values. Here are quick tips on how to read a proxy ballot.
Use your shareholder power to Vote Your Values – it’s important to vote your proxy ballots to let management know you want corporate practices that support people and the planet.
Thanks to As You Sow, the Sustainable Investments Institute, and Proxy Impact, publishers of the 2022 Proxy Preview, for assistance in compiling the lists below that provide a sample of some of the key resolutions facing Corporate America.
Green America is proud to co-sponsor the 2022 Proxy Preview - download your free copy for information on important shareholder resolutions trends and upcoming votes.
As a share owner, you are a part-owner of the company, and voting your proxy is an important responsibility.
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