Proxy Voting

General Information

During 2015-16, staff voted on 76,995 proxy proposals at 7,932 meetings, submitted on behalf of 7,072 corporations that were held in the Global Equity portfolio. The 76,995 proposals were a 0.6 percent decrease from the 77,461 proposals staff voted in 2014-15 and the 7,932 meetings considered were only slightly more than the 7,923 meetings considered in 2014-15.