Perspectives and commentary
This report outlines our global investment stewardship efforts for the 12 months ended December 31, 2020 and provides greater disclosure of our proxy voting and engagement activities.
Key considerations for shareholder proposal analysis.
Our perspectives on boardroom diversity continue to evolve as we encourage boards to make progress on this front.
Our views on diversity extend beyond the boardroom to leadership teams and workforces.
Our general proxy voting policy that applies to all European-domiciled companies, followed by country specific policies for the UK, Ireland, the Crown Dependencies (Jersey, Guernsey and the Isle of Man) and Germany.
This report outlines our global investment stewardship efforts for the 12 months ended June 30, 2020 and provides greater disclosure of our proxy voting and engagement activities.
We provide an overview of how Vanguard addresses climate risk as an investor, an investment provider, and a company.
As a fiduciary for more than 30 million Vanguard investors, we assess the implications of climate risk for long-term investors.
We share our expectations that companies and their boards will effectively oversee, mitigate, and disclose material climate-related risks.
In this Insights, Vanguard emphasizes a long-term outlook on executive compensation during times of crisis.
This proxy voting rationale highlights a recent vote to support an independent chairman proposal at Boeing.
This midyear update provides details on Investment Stewardship's voting and engagement activities for the six months ended December 31, 2019.
Why we urge boards to seek greater diversity across a wide range of personal characteristics.
This report provides an overview of Vanguard’s global Investment Stewardship Programme over the 12-month period ended June, 30 2019.
This brief focuses on our advocacy and engagement with companies based in Europe for the 12 months ended 30 June 2019, including our proxy votes. It also includes commentary on governance matters in Europe, including a spotlight executive remuneration.
In this commentary, we discuss Vanguard's approach to investment stewardship, our role as a provider of both index and actively managed funds, and our definition of sustainable investing.
Vanguard has decided to grant proxy voting responsibilities to external portfolio managers for the portions of their funds that they manage.
In this midyear update, Vanguard's Investment Stewardship team shares examples of the dialogues it has had with hundreds of company leaders and directors.
This report outlines our philosophy on corporate governance and describes our advocacy and engagement activities in the U.S. and abroad for the 12-month period ended June 30, 2018. The report also includes insights into our voting record during the last proxy year.
This brief focuses on our advocacy and engagement with companies based in Europe for the 12 months ended 30 June 2018, including our proxy votes.
During the last proxy season, Vanguard's Investment Stewardship team voted at more than 18,000 company meetings. Here is a quick guide on how to set up an engagement with our team.
This annual report on our investment stewardship activities covers the 12-month period ended June 30, 2017. The report describes our engagements with corporate leaders and our advocacy for governance practices that support the best economic interests of long-term investors.
In his letter to the largest companies in which Vanguard funds invest, Chairman Bill McNabb conveys our perspectives and expectations regarding board composition, risk management and shareholder engagement.