ISS Launches 2018 Benchmark Policy Comment Period
Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) launched a two-week consultation on potential updates to its benchmark voting policy for 2018. The comment period will allow all interested parties – including companies, investors, advisors, and others – to provide their perspective on 13 draft policies. If adopted, these policies would take effect for meetings on or after February 1, 2018.
Comments will be able to be submitted through 5 PM (Eastern) on November 9th. ISS expects that final policy updates will be announced during the second half of November. Click here to read the full announcement on ISS’ website, access their policy drafts, and see where to send your comments.