Shareholder Resolutions to Vote in 2019

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The 2019 shareholder season is underway! Nearly 400 shareholder resolutions have been filed on a wide range of social, environmental, and corporate governance issues.

If you own direct company stock, be sure to Vote Your Values – use 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 2019 Proxy Preview, for assistance in compiling the lists below. Green America is proud to co-sponsor the 2019 Proxy Preview; download your free copy for information on important shareholder resolutions trends and upcoming votes. proxy preview 2017.jpg

Below are some of the corporations facing shareholder resolutions on social, environmental, and corporate governance issues. We have highlighted a few of the resolutions at these companies that impact people and the planet. 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. You may have the opportunity to vote on issues such as greenhouse gas emission targets, plastics pollution, gender and minority pay disparity, the human right to water, and deforestation impacts.

As a share owner, you are a part-owner of the company, and voting your proxy is an important responsibility. For quick tips on how to read a proxy ballot, click here. Thank you for voting your values!

As a shareowner, you are a part-owner of the company, and voting your proxy is an important responsibility. Thank you for reading your proxies and supporting shareholder resolutions that advance social and environmental accountability and sound corporate governance.

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SHAREHOLDER ISSUE SHAREHOLDER MEETING
Report on gender/minority pay disparity June

Amazon.com

SHAREHOLDER ISSUE SHAREHOLDER MEETING
Report on climate impacts and reducing company dependence on fossil fuel May
Adopt greenhouse gas reduction targets May
Report on impacts of food wast May
Report on gender/minority pay disparityC May
End inequitable employment practices May

Bank of America

SHAREHOLDER ISSUE SHAREHOLDER MEETING
Report on overdraft policy June
Report on gender/minority pay disparity June

BlackRock

SHAREHOLDER ISSUE SHAREHOLDER MEETING
Report on lobbying May

Chevron

SHAREHOLDER ISSUE SHAREHOLDER MEETING
Report on human right to water May
Report on anti-genocide policy May
Report on greenhouse gas reduction goals May
Report on plans to reduce company’s carbon footprint in keeping with Paris Agreement goals May
Report on plastics pollution May
Report on lobbying May

Citigroup

SHAREHOLDER ISSUE SHAREHOLDER MEETING
Prohibit government service “golden parachute” (Effort to address the “revolving door” between corporations and the government) April

DowDupont

SHAREHOLDER ISSUE SHAREHOLDER MEETING
Report on climate related extreme weather impacts April

Duke Energy

SHAREHOLDER ISSUE SHAREHOLDER MEETING
Report on coal risks May
Review/report on election spending May

ExxonMobil

SHAREHOLDER ISSUE SHAREHOLDER MEETING
Report on greenhouse gas reduction goals May
Report on plans to reduce company’s carbon footprint in keeping with Paris Agreement goals May
Report on plastics pollution May
Report on election spending May

Facebook

SHAREHOLDER ISSUE SHAREHOLDER MEETING
Report on gender/minority pay disparity May

Ford Motor

SHAREHOLDER ISSUE SHAREHOLDER MEETING
Review/report on election spending May

Harley-Davidson

SHAREHOLDER ISSUE SHAREHOLDER MEETING
Report on energy efficiency and renewable energy goals May

Hess

SHAREHOLDER ISSUE SHAREHOLDER MEETING
Report on plans to reduce company’s carbon footprint in keeping with Paris Agreement goal June

Home Depot

SHAREHOLDER ISSUE SHAREHOLDER MEETING
Report on supply chain prison labor May
Report on Equal Employment Opportunity & Affirmative Action May

JP Morgan Chase

SHAREHOLDER ISSUE SHAREHOLDER MEETING
Reduce carbon footprint of loan and investment portfolio May
Report on overdraft policy May
Report on gender/minority pay disparity May

Keurig Dr. Pepper

SHAREHOLDER ISSUE SHAREHOLDER MEETING
Report on renewable energy goals and reducing greenhouse gas emissions May

Kohls'

SHAREHOLDER ISSUE SHAREHOLDER MEETING
Adopt policy on animal welfare in supply chain May

Kroger

SHAREHOLDER ISSUE SHAREHOLDER MEETING
Report on deforestation impacts of supply chain June
Review/report on election spending June

Marathon Oil

SHAREHOLDER ISSUE SHAREHOLDER MEETING
Report on impacts on company of limiting global temperature rise to no more than 2 degrees Celsiu May

Mastercard

SHAREHOLDER ISSUE SHAREHOLDER MEETING
Establish a board committee on human rights June
Report on gender/minority pay disparity June

McDonald's

SHAREHOLDER ISSUE SHAREHOLDER MEETING
Phase out antibiotic use in animal feed May
Report on inequitable employment policy May

Mondolez International

SHAREHOLDER ISSUE SHAREHOLDER MEETING
Report on deforestation impacts of supply chain May

Morgan Stanley

SHAREHOLDER ISSUE SHAREHOLDER MEETING
Report on lobbying May

PayPal

SHAREHOLDER ISSUE SHAREHOLDER MEETING
Review/report on election spending May

PepsiCo

SHAREHOLDER ISSUE SHAREHOLDER MEETING
Adopt policy on recycling May
Report on pesticide monitoring May

Phillips 66

SHAREHOLDER ISSUE SHAREHOLDER MEETING
Report on plastics pollution May

Pfizer

SHAREHOLDER ISSUE SHAREHOLDER MEETING
Report on executive pay links to environmental, social, and corporate governance metrics April

Sturm, Ruger

SHAREHOLDER ISSUE SHAREHOLDER MEETING
Adapt/expand human rights policy May

Tesla Motors

SHAREHOLDER ISSUE SHAREHOLDER MEETING
Publish a sustainability report June

Under Armour

SHAREHOLDER ISSUE SHAREHOLDER MEETING
Report on renewable energy goals and reducing greenhouse gas emissions May

Yum Brands

SHAREHOLDER ISSUE SHAREHOLDER MEETING
Report on renewable energy goals and reducing greenhouse gas emissions May
Report on deforestation impacts of supply chain May
Adopt recycling goals May
End inequitable employment practice May

Verizon

SHAREHOLDER ISSUE SHAREHOLDER MEETING
Report on executive pay links to environmental, social, and corporate governance metrics May

Wal-Mart

SHAREHOLDER ISSUE SHAREHOLDER MEETING
Adopt supply chain prison labor policy May

Wendy's

SHAREHOLDER ISSUE SHAREHOLDER MEETING
Report on human rights risk assessment June

Wells Fargo

SHAREHOLDER ISSUE SHAREHOLDER MEETING
Report on banking ethics oversight April
Report on gender/minority pay disparit April