Proxy Update: ISS COMMENT PERIOD FOR PROPOSED BENCHMARK POLICY CHANGES
The 16 policy changes ISS is requesting comment on are broken into 6 groups across multiple geographic regions. For the U.S. there are only a handful of proposed changes that are up for comment – including ISS’ board gender diversity and unequal voting rights policies which are both expanding to cover more issuers, and proposed changes to their climate related policies that codify their case-by-case evaluation of say on climate proposals. In addition, ISS proposed a new policy to more closely scrutinize companies that are the highest greenhouse gas emitters.
This issue of Proxy Update summarizes the proposed U.S. policy changes.
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