2013 Policy Information

The complete set of ISS Global Benchmark Policy Guidelines consider market-specific recommended best practices, transparency, and disclosure when addressing issues such as board structure, director accountability, corporate governance standards, executive compensation, shareholder rights, corporate transactions, and social/environmental issues. The updates contained in the documents below reflect changes to regional proxy voting policies. These changes are based on significant engagement and outreach with multiple constituents in the corporate governance community, along with a thorough analysis of regional regulatory changes, best practices, voting trends, and academic research.

The Polices below were in effect for shareholder meetings between 1 February 2013 and 1 February 2014.

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2013 Policies