Shareholders achieved new corporate commitments on a range of ESG topics in 2017.
This proxy season ICCR members filed 300 shareholder proposals at 177 companies on a wide range of topics, in an effort to promote improved corporate responsibility. So far, resolutions at ExxonMobil and Occidental received majority votes, 21 received votes between 40-50% and 71 received votes 25% or greater. In addition, 90 resolutions were withdrawn by the proponents as a result of corporate commitments that responded to the resolution asks. Below, we highlight important votes and resolution withdrawals achieved through productive engagement with management.