Shareholder Resolutions

If companies don’t respond favorably to dialogue, Portico may file a shareholder resolution. Resolutions appear on proxy ballots, giving every shareholder the opportunity to vote on a proposed change. In practice, many resolutions filed by Portico and others never end up on ballots because companies agree to implement the proposed changes or agree to ongoing dialogue.

Meetings

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2022 Meetings

Shareholder Resolutions filed 2021 – 2022

Company Meeting Issue Status
AIG Spring 2022 Climate Lobbying Withdrawn due to commitment to create report and have continued dialogue on the drafting of the report.

Corporate lobbying activities that are misaligned with the goals of the Paris Agreement present regulatory, reputational, legal, and financial risks; therefore, requesting a report around lobbying activities alignment with the goal of limiting average global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius.

American Airlines Summer 2022 Climate Lobbying Withdrawn due to a commitment to conduct an analysis of their climate lobbying activities and to align lobbying on climate policy with the goals of the Paris Agreement.

Corporate lobbying activities that are misaligned with the goals of the Paris Agreement present regulatory, reputational, legal and financial risks, therefor requesting a report around lobbying activities alignment with the goal of limiting average global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius.

Antero Resources Summer 2022 Methane Emissions Withdrawn due to a commitment to report on methane emissions.

In order to mitigate reputational risks and license to operate risks, requesting a report on methane emission disclosures.

Chevron Spring 2022 Racial Equity Audit Filed on Dec. 7, 2021.
In order to mitigate legal, financial, reputational, and human capital management risks, requesting disclosure of the findings of an independent racial equity audit.
CVS Spring 2022 Employee Paid Sick Leave Filed on Dec. 2, 2021.
In order to reduce reputational risk and operational risks, requesting a policy that all employees accrue paid sick leave policy.
Dollar General Spring 2022 Chemical Reduction Withdrawn due to commitment to expand its chemical restrictions to additional product categories, expand the number of chemicals addressed in the restricted substances list and agreed to join the Chemical Footprint Project.

In order to mitigate legal, financial, and reputational risks, requesting adoption of new policies to help reduce chemical footprint.

Entergy Spring 2022 Climate Change Withdrawn due to a commitment to create a climate change report and continued dialogue.

In order to mitigate legal, financial, and reputational risks, requesting a climate change report.

ExxonMobil Spring 2022 Climate Lobbying Withdrawn due to commitment to create climate lobbying report.

Corporate lobbying activities that are inconsistent with meeting the goals of the Paris Agreement present regulatory, reputational, legal and financial risks, therefore requesting a report around lobbying activities alignment with the goal of limiting average global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius.

Johnson & Johnson Spring 2022 Racial Equity Audit Filed on November 11, 2021.
In order to mitigate legal, financial, reputational, and human capital management risks, requesting disclosure of the findings of an independent racial equity audit.
NVIDIA Summer 2022 Human Rights

Filed on December 22, 2021.
In order to mitigate human rights risks, asking for a report to determine whether customers’ use of its products or services with surveillance technology and artificial intelligence (AI) capability or of its components that support autonomous military and police vehicles, contributes to human rights harms.

PPL Spring 2022 Climate Change Withdrawn due to a commitment to create a climate change report and continued dialogue.

In order to mitigate legal, financial, reputational risks, requesting a climate change report.

Tyson Foods Winter 2022 Racial Equity Audit Resolution Withdrawn due to a commitment to an independent racial equity audit and continued dialogue.

In order to mitigate legal, financial, reputational, and human capital management risks, requesting disclosure of the findings of an independent racial equity audit.

2021 Meetings

Shareholder Resolutions filed 2020 – 2021

Company Meeting Issue Status
AbbVie Spring 2021 Drug Pricing Withdrawn due to commitment to include language linking drug pricing to executive compensation.

Filed on November 23, 2020.
In order to address risks related to the high price of medicines, requesting a report assessing the feasibility of incorporating public concern over high drug prices into the senior executive compensation arrangements.

Advance Auto Parts Spring 2021 Renewable Energy Withdrawn due to commitment to establish GHG reduction goals and adopt targets to increase renewable energy use. Also commitment to publish a report related to these goals.

Filed on December 2, 2020.
In order to address climate change and the financial risks associated, requesting to adopt company-wide goals to increase Company’s use of renewable energy and energy efficiency.

AIG Spring 2021 Climate Lobbying Withdrawn due commitment to additional disclosure and climate related commitments.

Filed on November 23, 2020.
Corporate lobbying activities that are inconsistent with meeting the goals of the Paris Agreement present regulatory, reputational, legal and financial risks, therefore requesting a report around lobbying activities alignment with the Paris Agreement.

CVS Health Spring 2021 Employee Paid Sick Leave Resolution was omitted by the SEC.

Filed on December 2, 2020.
In order to contribute positively to public health and counter the negative economic impact of the pandemic, requesting report on the feasibility of including the paid sick leave policy adopted for COVID-19 to be a standard employee benefit.

Entergy Spring 2021 Climate Lobbying Withdrawn due to commitment to increase disclosure in annual report on corporate lobbying.

Filed on November 23, 2020.
Corporate lobbying activities that are inconsistent with meeting the goals of the Paris Agreement present regulatory, reputational, legal and financial risks, therefore requesting a report around lobbying activities alignment with the Paris Agreement.

Expedia Summer 2021 Human Rights Withdrawn due to company working on human rights policy, and sharing with investors. Committed to continued dialogue.

Filed on December 21, 2020.
In order to effectively manage human rights risks, asking for a report on the company’s policies and procedures to address the human rights risks associates with business activities in conflict-affected and high-risk areas.

ExxonMobil Spring 2021 Climate Lobbying 63.8% FOR vote at the May 26, 2021 meeting.

Corporate lobbying activities that are inconsistent with meeting the goals of the Paris Agreement present regulatory, reputational, legal and financial risks, therefore requesting a report around lobbying activities alignment with the Paris Agreement.

Home Depot Spring 2021 Workforce Diversity Withdrawn due to commitment to annually disclose its consolidated EEO-1 (equal employment opportunity) report. This is a report that discloses a company’s workforce by items like race/ethnicity and gender.

Filed on December 4, 2020.
In order to help demonstrable commitments to hire, retain, and promote Black employees, other employees of color and women, requesting workplace diversity disclosure.

Phillips 66 Spring 2021 Climate Lobbying 80.3% FOR vote at the May 12, 2021 meeting.

Corporate lobbying activities that are inconsistent with meeting the goals of the Paris Agreement present regulatory, reputational, legal and financial risks, therefore requesting a report around lobbying activities alignment with the Paris Agreement.

Tyson Foods Winter 2021 Human Rights 18.4% FOR vote at the February 11, 2021 meeting. Note: Tyson Limited Partnership controls over 70% of the vote via Class A and Class B share ownership.

Filed on August 17, 2020.
In order to assess, identify, prevent, mitigate, and remedy actual and potential human rights impacts, requesting a report on the Company’s human rights due diligence process.

United Airlines Spring 2021 Climate Lobbying 65.4% FOR vote at the May 26, 2021 meeting.

Corporate lobbying activities that are inconsistent with meeting the goals of the Paris Agreement present regulatory, reputational, legal and financial risks, therefore requesting a report around lobbying activities alignment with the Paris Agreement.

US Physical Therapy Summer 2021 Board Diversity Withdrawn due to the company created a standalone Diversity Policy, which includes a commitment to include women and people of color in each candidate pool for future Board seats.

Filed on December 4, 2020.
In order to help contribute to a well-functioning board, requesting a policy to be adopted to foster greater diversity on the Board of Directors.

Valero Spring 2021 Climate Lobbying Withdrawn due to commitment to conduct an evaluation of climate-related lobbying activities.

Corporate lobbying activities that are inconsistent with meeting the goals of the Paris Agreement present regulatory, reputational, legal and financial risks, therefore requesting a report around lobbying activities alignment with the Paris Agreement.

2020 Meetings

Shareholder Resolutions filed 2019 – 2020

Company Meeting Issue Status
Amgen Spring 2020 Drug Pricing Withdrawn due to update of their Compensation Disclosure and Analysis to focus on compensation awarded for volume driven growth instead of drug pricing.

In order to address risks related to the high price of medicines, requesting a report assessing the feasibility of incorporating public concern over high drug prices into the senior executive compensation arrangements.

Biogen Summer 2020 Drug Pricing Withdrawn due to increased Compensation Disclosure that includes addressing drug pricing in executive compensation.

In order to address risks related to the high price of medicines, requesting a report assessing the feasibility of incorporating public concern over high drug prices into the senior executive compensation arrangements.

BlackRock Spring 2020 Proxy Voting Climate Change Report Withdrawn due to BlackRock’s agreement to circulating an investor statement on the importance of supporting climate related proposals. Also agreed to continued dialogue including discussion on improving voting disclosure.

In order to address risks with inconsistencies with proxy voting practices and company statements addressing climate change, requesting a review and report on proxy voting policies related to climate change.

Capri Holdings Summer 2020 Sustainability Withdrawn due to agreement to issue a Sustainability Report and continued dialogue for feedback on the released report.

In order to minimize risks arising from litigation, reputational damage, and supply chair disruptions, requesting an annual sustainability report.

Cheniere Energy Spring 2020 Lobbying Withdrawn due to agreement to issue a Sustainability Report including lobbying disclosures and continued dialogue to develop the report.

A lack of lobbying disclosure presents reputational risks when lobbying contradicts company public positions, therefore requesting a report around lobbying disclosures.

Ensign Group Spring 2020 Board Diversity Withdrawn as company appointed a board member that adds to the diversity of the board, and is exploring ways to enhance the company’s governance documents and proxy disclosure to more effectively communicate its commitment to board diversity.

In order to help contribute to a well-functioning board, requesting a report on steps being taken to enhance board diversity beyond current levels.

ExxonMobil Spring 2020 Lobbying 37.5% FOR vote at the May 27, 2020 meeting.

A lack of lobbying disclosure presents reputational risks when lobbying contradicts company public positions, therefore requesting a report around lobbying disclosures.

General Motors Summer 2020 Lobbying 33.1% FOR vote at the June 16, 2020 meeting.

A lack of lobbying disclosure presents reputational risks when lobbying contradicts company public positions, therefore requesting a report around lobbying disclosures.

JPMorgan Spring 2020 Proxy Voting Climate Change Report Withdrawn due to commitments around new global sustainability initiatives and continued dialogue.

In order to address risks with inconsistencies with proxy voting practices and company statements addressing climate change, requesting a review and report on proxy voting policies related to climate change.

Royal Caribbean Spring 2020 Human Rights Withdrawn due to commitment to create an internal cross-departmental working group on how they can conduct human rights due diligence in their operations and supply chain and continued dialogue.

In order to address human rights risks, requesting a report on the Company’s management systems and processes to implement the commitments outlined in its human rights policies.

Skechers Spring 2020 Human Rights 18.3% FOR vote at the May 21, 2020 meeting.

In order to address human rights risks, requesting a human rights policy, including steps to identify, assess, prevent, and mitigate adverse human rights impacts.

Tyson Foods Winter 2020 Human Rights Resolution 14.7% FOR vote at the February 6, 2020 meeting. Note: Tyson Limited Partnership controls over 70% of the vote via Class A and Class B share ownership.

In order to assess, identify, prevent, and mitigate adverse human rights impacts, requesting a report on the Company’s human rights due diligence process.

2019 Meetings

Shareholder Resolutions filed 2018 – 2019

Company Meeting Issue Status
Activision Blizzard Summer 2019 Sustainability Report Withdrawn on March 22, 2019 due to a commitment to issue a sustainability report by 2021 with continued dialogue.

In order to minimize business and reputational risks related to rapidly changing laws and regulations, requesting an annual sustainability report.

AIG Spring 2019 Climate Change Report Withdrawn on January 10, 2019 due to commitment to increased disclosure around climate change and commitment to continued dialogue.

In order to address risks around climate change, requesting an assessment of the long term impacts on the company consistent with limiting global warming to no more than 2 degrees Celsius over pre-industrial levels.

Antero Resources Summer 2019 Climate Change Report Withdrawn on April 29, 2019 due to a commitment to review industry standard reports and continued dialogue.

In order to address risks around climate change, requesting an assessment of the long term impacts on the company consistent with limiting global warming to no more than 2 degrees Celsius over pre-industrial levels.

Discovery, Inc. Spring 2019 Board Diversity Withdrawn on March 19, 2019 due to a commitment to adopt formalized procedures for identifying new board candidates. These procedures will include requirements that the initial candidate lists include qualified women and minority candidates.

In order to help contribute to a well-functioning board, originally requested a policy to be adopted to foster greater diversity on the board.

Emerson Electric Winter 2019 Reduction Resolution Withdrawn on November 6, 2018 due to commitment to establish greenhouse gas reduction goals and disclose status of those goals in Corporate Social Responsibility Report.

In order to address climate change and the financial risks associated, requesting to adopt company-wide goals to reduce total greenhouse gas emissions.

Entegris Winter 2019 Board Diversity Withdrawn on January 8, 2019 due to commitment to amend their Corporate Governance Guidelines and Governance and Nominating Committee Charter to actively seek women and minority candidates for the pool from which board members are chosen.

In order to help contribute to a well-functioning board, originally requested a policy to be adopted to foster greater diversity on the board.

ExxonMobil Spring 2019 Lobbying 37.3% FOR vote at the May 29, 2019 meeting.

A lack of lobbying disclosure presents reputational risks when lobbying contradicts company public positions, therefore requesting a report around lobbying disclosures.

General Motors Summer 2019 Lobbying 29.5% FOR vote at the June 4, 2019 meeting.

A lack of lobbying disclosure presents reputational risks when lobbying contradicts company public positions, therefore requesting a report around lobbying disclosures.

Marathon Oil Spring 2019 Climate Change Report Withdrawn on February 14, 2019 due to commitment to publish a Climate Report using the framework of Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures along with continued dialogue.

In order to address risks around climate change, requesting an assessment of the long term impacts on the company consistent with limiting global warming to no more than 2 degrees Celsius over pre-industrial levels.

Southwest Spring 2019 Human Rights Withdrawn on January 17, 2019 due to commitment to consider joining ECPAT International, create a more cohesive statement on Human Rights, and continued dialogue.

In order to prevent and mitigate potential and significant operational, financial and reputational risks associated with negative human rights impacts, requesting a human rights policy.

Tyson Foods Winter 2019 Human Rights Resolution 5.5% FOR vote at the February 7, 2019 meeting. Note: Tyson Limited Partnership controls over 70% of the vote via Class A and Class B share ownership.

In order to assess, identify, prevent, and mitigate adverse human rights impacts, requesting a report on the Company’s human rights due diligence process.

Wendy’s Summer 2019 Human Rights Resolution Resolution was omitted by the SEC.

In order to effectively manage human rights risks, asking for a report on the company’s process for identifying and analyzing potential and actual human rights risks of operations and supply chain.

2018 Meetings

Shareholder Resolutions filed 2017 – 2018

Company Meeting Issue Status
Ameren Spring 2018 Climate Change Report Withdrawn on February 16, 2018 due to a commitment to produce a climate change risk report and continued dialogue.

In order to address risks around climate change, requesting an assessment of the long term impacts on the company consistent with limiting global warming to no more than 2 degrees Celsius over pre-industrial levels.

Devon Energy Summer 2018 Hydraulic Fracturing Withdrawn on March 16, 2018 due to commitment to revise Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report, including information on hydraulic fracturing along with continued dialogue.

Due to poor fracturing disclosures in comparison to peers, requesting to report policies and practices to minimize the potential adverse environmental and community impacts from hydraulic fracturing.

Emerson Electric Winter 2018 Reduction Resolution 39.0% FOR vote at the February 6, 2018 meeting.

In order to address climate change and the financial risks associated, requesting to adopt company-wide goals to reduce total greenhouse gas emissions.

Energen Spring 2018 Methane Emissions Withdrawn on January, 26, 2018 due to increased disclosure around emissions and commitment to continued dialogue.

In order to address risks in the oil and gas industry around intended and unintended methane emissions, requesting to issue a report that reviews the Company’s policies, actions, and plans related to methane emissions management and set quantitative reduction targets for methane emissions.

JetBlue Spring 2018 Human Trafficking Withdrawn on February 15, 2018 due to increased external reporting on human trafficking education commitments and other human trafficking topics.

In order to train individuals to identify and assist victims of human trafficking, requested adoption of a human rights policy including prohibition of sexual exploitation of minors and report on the implementation of the policy.

Marten Transport Spring 2018 Human Trafficking Withdrawn on December 22, 2017 due to commitment to create a policy, procedures, and training against human trafficking with continued dialogue.

In order to train individuals to identify and assist victims of human trafficking, requested a report on the implementation of a program to address human trafficking internally and in its supply chain.

Noble Energy Spring 2018 Climate Change Report 45.7% FOR vote at the April 24, 2018 meeting.

In order to address risks around climate change, requesting an assessment of the long term impacts on the company consistent with limiting global warming to no more than 2 degrees Celsius over pre-industrial levels.

Saia Spring 2018 Human Trafficking Withdrawn on December 21, 2017 due to creation of an operations policy, procedures, and training against human trafficking.

In order to train individuals to identify and assist victims of human trafficking, requested a report on the implementation of a program to address human trafficking internally and in its supply chain.

T Rowe Price Spring 2018 Proxy Voting Climate Change Report Withdrawn on January 10, 2018 due to improved ESG disclosures in investment guidelines and engagement policy along with continued engagement.

In order to address risks with inconsistencies with proxy voting practices and company statements addressing climate change, requesting a review and report on proxy voting policies related to climate change.

Tyson Foods Winter 2018 Water Stewardship Resolution 15.8% FOR vote at the February 8, 2018 meeting. Note: this is 63% of Class A shares (those not controlled by Tyson Limited Partnership).

In order to address water pollution risks and the financial risks associated, requesting to adopt and implement a water stewardship policy designed to reduce risks of water contamination.

United States Steel Spring 2018 Greenhouse Gas Reduction Withdrawn on February 23, 2018 due to commitment to enhanced disclosure around greenhouse gas emissions and efficiency projects included in a Sustainability Report. Also commitment to continued engagement.

In order to address climate change and the financial risks associated, requesting to adopt company-wide, science based goals to reduce total greenhouse gas emissions.

Valero Summer 2018 Climate Change Report Withdrawn on December 15, 2017 due to company commitment to issue annual report with continued input/engagement.

In order to address risks around climate change, requesting an assessment of the long term impacts on the company consistent with limiting global warming to no more than 2 degrees Celsius over pre-industrial levels.

2017 Meetings

Shareholder Resolutions filed 2016 – 2017

Company Meeting Issue Status
Ameren Spring 2017 Climate Change Report 47.5% FOR vote at the April 27, 2017 meeting.

In order to address risks around climate change, requesting an assessment of the long term impacts on the company consistent with limiting global warming to no more than 2 degrees Celsius over pre-industrial levels.

BlackRock Spring 2017 Proxy Voting Climate Change Report Withdrawn on February 22, 2017 due to a commitment to publicly comment on shareholder engagement and proxy voting process/policy related to climate change issues.
Chevron Spring 2017 Climate Change Report Withdrawn on April 24, 2017 due to Chevron publishing a Managing Climate Change Risks report, and commitment for further dialogue/engagement.

In order to address risks around climate change, requesting an assessment of the long term impacts of plausible scenarios that address climate change.

Dentsply Sirona Spring 2017 Board Diversity Withdrawn on March 13, 2017 due to commitment to begin searching for diverse board candidates in the coming years and will publicly report progress annually.
Emerson Electric Winter 2017 Reduction Resolution 34.0% FOR vote at the February 7, 2017 meeting.

In order to address climate change and the financial risks associated, requesting to adopt company-wide goals to reduce total greenhouse gas emissions.

Enbridge, Inc. Spring 2017 Social and Environmental Risks Report 30.3% FOR vote at the May 11, 2017 meeting.

In order to address risks related to human rights and the environment, requesting a report on social and environmental risks, including Indigenous rights, when reviewing potential acquisitions.

JPMorgan Spring 2017 Proxy Voting Climate Change Report Withdrawn on March 3, 2017 due to a commitment to publicly comment on shareholder engagement and proxy voting process/policy related to climate change issues.
Kroger Co. Summer 2017 Board Diversity Withdrawn on April 5, 2017 due to a commitment to track and address workers’ rights violations through an increased focus on social compliance auditing along with continued dialogue.

In order to address risks such as litigation, reputation damage, and project delays, requesting a report on the process for identifying and analyzing potential and actual human rights risks.

Marathon Petroleum Spring 2017 Climate Change Report 40.9% FOR vote at the April 26, 2017 meeting.

In order to address risks around climate change, requesting a report on the Company’s strategy for aligning its business plan with the Paris agreement.

Noble Energy Spring 2017 Climate Change Report 24.0% FOR vote at the April 25, 2017 meeting.

In order to address risks around climate change, requesting an assessment of the long term impacts on the company consistent with limiting global warming to no more than 2 degrees Celsius over pre-industrial levels.

Occidental Petroleum Spring 2017 Climate Change Report 67.3% FOR vote at the May 12, 2017 meeting.

In order to address risks around climate change, requesting an assessment of the long term impacts of plausible scenarios that address climate change.

Oceaneering International Spring 2017 Sustainability Report Withdrawn on February 2, 2017 due to a commitment to expand the qualitative disclosure around ESG risks and increase quantitative disclosures over time, and update reporting at least annually.
United States Steel Spring 2017 Greenhouse Gas Reduction Withdrawn on February 15, 2017 due to commitments on enhanced efforts on reducing GHG emissions and increased disclosure regarding management of those efforts.

In order to address climate change and the financial risks associated, requesting to adopt company-wide, science based goals to reduce total greenhouse gas emissions.

2016 Meetings

Shareholder Resolutions filed 2015 – 2016

Company Meeting Issue Status
Antero Resources Summer 2016 Methane Emissions Withdrawn on June 16, 2016 due to increased disclosure regarding management of methane emissions

In order to address risks in the oil and gas industry around intended and unintended methane emissions, requesting to issue a report describing how the level of methane emissions from operations is being monitored and managed.

Continental Resources Spring 2016 Risk Management Report 5.6% FOR vote at the May 19, 2016 meeting

Due to poor fracturing disclosures in comparison to peers, requesting to report policies and practices to minimize the potential adverse environmental and community impacts from hydraulic fracturing.

Emerson Electric Winter 2016 Reduction Resolution 36.7% FOR vote at the February 3, 2016 meeting.

In order to address climate change and the financial risks associated, requesting to adopt company-wide goals to reduce total greenhouse gas emissions.

Energen Corp. Spring 2016 Methane Emissions 28.9% FOR vote at the May 3, 2016 meeting

In order to address risks in the oil and gas industry around intended and unintended methane emissions, requesting to issue a report describing how the level of methane emissions from operations is being monitored and managed.

Flowers Foods Summer 2016 Water Risks Report Resolution Withdrawn on January 26, 2016 due to promised changes to the company’s procedures for capturing and reporting various metrics related to water risk management.

Due to shortfall between water demand and supply and other risks, originally requested a report assessing water related risks and planned actions to mitigate those risks.

Hubbell Inc. Spring 2016 Energy Productivity Resolution Withdrawn on February 16, 2016 due to agreement to gather baseline energy use information for eventual energy efficiency goal/target

To show commitment to long-term sustainable business practices, originally requested setting public goals to increase energy productivity and report on the progress of meeting those goals.

The J.M. Smucker Company Summer 2016 Human Rights Resolution Withdrawn on June 7, 2016 due to commitment to implement a Social Compliance Program including a Social Compliance Risk Assessment.

In order to address risks such as litigation, reputation damage, and project delays, requesting a report on the process for identifying and analyzing potential and actual human rights risks.

Kroger Co. Summer 2016 Human Rights Resolution 24.9% FOR vote at the June 23, 2016 meeting.

In order to address risks such as litigation, reputation damage, and project delays, requesting a report on the process for identifying and analyzing potential and actual human rights risks.

Mueller Industries Spring 2016 Board Diversity Resolution Withdrawn on December 22, 2015 due to implementation of new nomination guidelines and commitment to report on diversity progress.

In order to help contribute to a well-functioning board, originally requested a report on steps being taken to foster greater diversity on the Board.

Noble Energy Spring 2016 Climate Change Report 25.1% FOR vote at the April 26, 2016 meeting.

In order to address risks around climate change, requesting a report on the alignment of business plans and the global goal of limiting global warming to below 2 degrees.

SPX Corp. Spring 2016 Sustainability Report Withdrawn on March 11, 2016 due to a commitment to develop a sustainability report.

To prepare for a global business environment characterized by finite natural resources, changing legislations and heightened public expectations, requesting a sustainability report addressing sustainability risks and opportunities.

United Continental Holdings, Inc. Summer 2016 Human Trafficking Withdrawn on April 11, 2016 due to agreement on additional dialogue meetings to better understand United Continental’s human rights and human trafficking policies and training.

In order to train individuals to identify and assist victims of human trafficking, originally requested a report on the implementation of a program to address human trafficking internally and in its supply chain.

2015 Meetings

Shareholder Resolutions filed 2014 – 2015

Company Meeting Issue Status
AGL Resources Spring 2015 Reduction Resolution 24.7% FOR vote at the April 28, 2015 annual meeting.
Amazon.com Spring 2015 Lead Battery Recycling Withdrawn on November 26, 2014 due to commitment of establishing a sustainability program.
C.R. Bard Spring 2015 Sustainability Report 34.7% FOR vote at the April 15, 2015 annual meeting.
Chevron Spring 2015 Risk Management Resolution 26.8% FOR vote at the May 27, 2015 annual meeting.
Costco Winter 2015 Reduction Resolution Withdrawn on January 13, 2015 due to several commitments around GHG management and continued dialogue.
Discovery Communications Spring 2015 Board Diversity Resolution 23.1% FOR vote at the May 20, 2015 annual meeting.
Emerson Electric Winter 2015 Sustainability Report 39.3% FOR vote at the February 3, 2015 annual meeting.
EOG Resources Spring 2015 Reduction Resolution 31.6% FOR vote at the April 30, 2015 annual meeting.
Kroger Co. Summer 2015 Human Rights Resolution 30.8% FOR vote at the June 25, 2015 annual meeting.
PulteGroup Spring 2015 Sustainability Report Withdrawn on January 30, 2015 due to commitment to develop a sustainability report.
Qualcomm Spring 2015 Reduction Resolution Withdrawn on November 14, 2014 due to several commitments around GHG management and continued dialogue.
Sears Holding Spring 2015 Human Rights Resolution Withdrawn on February 20, 2015 due to several commitments around Human Rights disclosures.
Sensient Technologies Spring 2015 Reduction Resolution Withdrawn on December 17, 2014 due to commitment to develop a sustainability report.
2014 Meetings

Shareholder Resolutions filed 2013 – 2014

Company Meeting Issue Status
Advance Auto Parts Spring 2014 Emission Reduction Resolution Withdrawn 12/10/13 due to increased ESG disclosure plans.
Alpha Natural Resources Spring 2014 Water Management Report 24.5% FOR vote at the May 22, 2014 annual meeting.
Arch Coal Spring 2014 Water Management Resolution 22.7% FOR vote at the April 24, 2014 annual meeting.
C.R. Bard Inc. Spring 2014 Sustainability Report 37.6% FOR vote at the April 16, 2014 annual meeting.
Emerson Electric Winter 2014 Sustainability Report 38.1% FOR vote at the February 4, 2014 annual meeting.
Gentex Corporation Spring 2014 Sustainability Report Withdrawn 1/24/14 due to publication of new sustainability report.
J.B. Hunt Spring 2014 Human Rights Resolution Withdrawn 2/5/14 due to actions in areas of policy, training, education and communication.
Joy Global Inc. Spring 2014 Board Diversity Resolution Withdrawn 12/5/13 due to implementation of new nomination guidelines.
Landstar System Inc. Spring 2014 Human Rights Resolution Withdrawn 1/24/14 due to initiatives in awareness, training and partnerships with other organizations.
Mettler-Toledo Int. Spring 2014 Emission Reduction Resolution Withdrawn 12/4/13 due to inclusion of GHG reduction targets in sustainability report.
Peabody Energy Spring 2014 Water Management Resolution Withdrawn on 1/29/14 due to agreed to move to the Global Reporting Initiative or equivalent water reporting guidelines
United Continental Spring 2014 Human Rights Resolution Withdrawn 1/30/14 due to development of policy, training, and partnerships with other organizations.
2013 Meetings

Shareholder Resolutions filed 2012 – 2013

Company Meeting Issue Status
Alpha Natural Resources Spring 2013 Water Management Report 26.6% voted for the resolution at the May meeting.
Chevron Corporation Spring 2013 Risk Management Report 30.2% voted for the resolution at the May meeting.
Choice Hotels Spring 2013 Human Rights Resolution Withdrawn 2/15/2013 due to constructive dialogue and increased disclosure.
Equinix, Inc. Spring 2013 Board Diversity Resolution Withdrawn 3/14/2013 due to enhanced disclosure and policy revisions.
Expedia, Inc. Spring 2013 Human Rights Resolution Withdrawn 1/31/2013 due to constructive dialogue and increased disclosure.
Gentex Corporation Spring 2013 Sustainability Report 36.2% voted for the resolution at the May meeting.
Metro PCS Communications, Inc. Spring 2013 Board Diversity Resolution Withdrawn 4/25/2013 due to constructive dialogue.
Molycorp, Inc. Spring 2013 Sustainability Report Withdrawn 3/1/2013 due to constructive dialogue.
NetApp, Inc. Summer 2013 Board Diversity Resolution Withdrawn 4/11/2013 due to expanded disclosure.
Stryker Corp. Spring 2013 Emission Reduction Resolution Withdrawn 1/23/2013 due to adoption of emission reduction plan.
Superior Energy Services, Inc. Spring 2013 Board Diversity Resolution Withdrawn 2/28/2013 due to amended governance principles and continued dialogue.
Urban Outfitters, Inc. Spring 2013 Board Diversity Resolution 27.9% voted for the resolution at the May meeting.
2012 Meetings

Shareholder Resolutions filed 2011 – 2012

Company Meeting Issue Status
American Financial Group, Inc. Spring 2012 Board Diversity Resolution Withdrawn on March 22, 2012 due to proposed governance guideline revisions.
Bank of America Spring 2012 Loan Servicing Resolution Withdrawn on February 2, 2012 due to constructive dialogue.
Chesapeake Energy Summer 2012 Natural Gas Development Resolution Withdrawn on April 6, 2012 due to improved transparency and constructive dialogue.
Emerson Electric Winter 2012 Sustainability Report 35.3% voted for the resolution at the February meeting.
J.P. Morgan Chase & Co Spring 2012 Loan Servicing Resolution 4.7% voted for the resolution at the May meeting
Pioneer Natural Resources Spring 2012 Board Diversity Resolution Withdrawn on February 14, 2012 due to proposed governance guideline revisions.
Stone Energy Corporation Spring 2012 Natural Gas Development Resolution Withdrawn on March 1, 2012 due to commitment to increased transparency on website.
Urban Outfitters, Inc. Spring 2012 Board Diversity Resolution 38.8% voted for the resolution at the May meeting.