If you own shares in a company, you have a voice. Shareholder advocacy leverages the power of stock ownership to promote social change. In the past 30 years, thousands of resolutions filed with companies by shareholder advocates have broken new ground in fostering more progressive corporate policies. And with over 400 resolutions filed this year, shareholder activism has never been more popular.
As this proxy season moves forward, Proxy Preview will be sending out updates on some of the biggest companies that have received social or environmental shareholder proposals in 2014. Stay tuned to #ProxyPreview on Twitter for advance reminders of company annual meeting dates. Read our blog here for detailed wrap-ups of the proposals filed at the company. Download Proxy Preview 2014 and use our resources to learn how to vote your proxy and make sure your voice is heard.
Some of the companies we’ll be highlighting this proxy season include:
- Home Depot
Shareholder activism isn’t just for pension funds and billionaires. If you own shares, it’s simple to vote your proxy via mail, internet, or phone. You can vote on the issues you care about. Proxy Season Updates will make sure you get the chance to have the companies you own hear your voice.