Voting rights attached to common shares have the power to change markets for the better, but they are also hard for governing boards to monitor and manage.
Institutional investors often delegate proxy voting to multiple investment managers with minimal oversight. SHARE provides a range of services to help institutional investors use their voting rights in a more responsible and coherent manner.
SHARE’s proxy voting services include:
SHARE offers a full proxy voting service to enable our clients to exercise their voting rights and influence how companies manage issues and form policy. SHARE analysts evaluate management and shareholder proposals based on extensive guidelines addressing environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) standards and make voting decisions in the best long-term interests of our clients.
Proxy Voting Auditing
SHARE’s proxy voting audit service makes proxy voting oversight simple and gives governing boards the tools they need to ensure that their shares are voted in a way that aligns with their mission and their beneficiaries’ best interest.
SHARE can help you develop customized proxy voting guidelines to help ensure that your proxies are voted responsibly.
Proxy Voting Monitoring
SHARE’s proxy voting monitoring service provides clients with notification, analysis and vote recommendations on key votes that matter to your fund.
See SHARE’s Model Proxy Voting Guidelines
for extensive guidance on corporate governance, environmental and social issues emerging on company proxy ballots.