Q1 2023 spotlight on
NET-ZERO SURVEY FINDINGS
What do individuals know and think about net zero, and what are the implications for investors?
Summary of stewardship activities
Voting profile: Q1 2023
During the quarter, we exercised our clients’ voting rights at a total of 324 shareholder meetings.
Across all regions, votes were instructed against management recommendations on 148 separate resolutions, which equated to 46% of the 324 meetings.
1 In favour of management on all resolutions.
2 Against management on one or more resolutions. Including abstentions and withhold votes where there was no option to vote against.
3 Took no action owing to share blocking.
took no action3
in favour of management1
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