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BNY Mellon Appreciation Fund

Filed: 23 Aug 11, 8:00pm

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, DC  20549

 

FORM N-PX

 

annual report of proxy voting record of

registered management investment company

 

Investment Company Act file number: 

811- 3081

 

 

Dreyfus Appreciation Fund, Inc.

 

(Exact name of registrant as specified in charter)

 

c/o The Dreyfus Corporation
200 Park Avenue
New York, New York  10166

                                                                                                             

(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip code)

 

Michael A. Rosenberg, Esq.

200 Park Avenue

New York, New York 10166
                                                                                                             

(Name and address of agent for service)

 

Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (212) 922-6000

 

Date of fiscal year end:  12/31

 

Date of reporting period:  July 1, 2010-June 30, 2011

 

 

 

 


 

 

Item 1.  Proxy Voting Record

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 
 

 

 

======================= DREYFUS APPRECIATION FUND, INC. ========================

 

 

ABBOTT LABORATORIES                                                            

 

Ticker:       ABT            Security ID:  002824100                           

Meeting Date: APR 29, 2011   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  MAR 02, 2011                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1.1   Elect Director Robert J. Alpern         For       For          Management

1.2   Elect Director Roxanne S. Austin        For       For          Management

1.3   Elect Director W. James Farrell         For       Withhold     Management

1.4   Elect Director H. Laurance Fuller       For       Withhold     Management

1.5   Elect Director Edward M. Liddy          For       Withhold     Management

1.6   Elect Director Phebe N. Novakovic       For       For          Management

1.7   Elect Director William A. Osborn        For       Withhold     Management

1.8   Elect Director Samuel C. Scott III      For       For          Management

1.9   Elect Director Glenn F. Tilton          For       For          Management

1.10  Elect Director Miles D. White           For       For          Management

2     Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

3     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named Executive For       Against      Management

      Officers' Compensation                                                    

4     Advisory Vote on Say on Pay Frequency   One Year  One Year     Management

5     Adopt Policy on Pharmaceutical Price    Against   Against      Shareholder

      Restraint                                                                

 

 

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AIR PRODUCTS AND CHEMICALS, INC.                                               

 

Ticker:       APD            Security ID:  009158106                           

Meeting Date: JAN 27, 2011   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  NOV 30, 2010                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1.1   Elect Director Chadwick C. Deaton       For       For          Management

1.2   Elect Director Michael J. Donahue       For       Withhold     Management

1.3   Elect Director Ursula O. Fairbairn      For       Withhold     Management

1.4   Elect Director Lawrence S. Smith        For       Withhold     Management

2     Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

3     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named Executive For       Against      Management

      Officers' Compensation                                                    

4     Advisory Vote on Say on Pay Frequency   Three     One Year     Management

                                              Years                            

5     Approve Executive Incentive Bonus Plan  For       For          Management

 

 

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ALTRIA GROUP, INC.                                                             

 

 


 

 

Ticker:       MO             Security ID:  02209S103                            

Meeting Date: MAY 19, 2011   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  MAR 28, 2011                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1     Elect Director Elizabeth E. Bailey      For       Against      Management

2     Elect Director Gerald L. Baliles        For       Against      Management

3     Elect Director John T. Casteen III      For       Against      Management

4     Elect Director Dinyar S. Devitre        For       For          Management

5     Elect Director Thomas F. Farrell II     For       Against      Management

6     Elect Director Thomas W. Jones          For       Against      Management

7     Elect Director George Munoz             For       For          Management

8     Elect Director Nabil Y. Sakkab          For       For          Management

9     Elect Director Michael E. Szymanczyk    For       For          Management

10    Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

11    Advisory Vote to Ratify Named Executive For       Against      Management

      Officers' Compensation                                                   

12    Advisory Vote on Say on Pay Frequency   None      One Year     Management

13    Cease Production of Flavored Tobacco    Against   Against      Shareholder

      Products                                                                 

 

 

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APPLE INC.                                                                     

 

Ticker:       AAPL           Security ID:  037833100                           

Meeting Date: FEB 23, 2011   Meeting Type: Annual                               

Record Date:  DEC 27, 2010                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1.1   Elect Director William V. Campbell      For       For          Management

1.2   Elect Director Millard S. Drexler       For       For          Management

1.3   Elect Director Albert A. Gore, Jr.      For       For          Management

1.4   Elect Director Steven P. Jobs           For       For          Management

1.5   Elect Director Andrea Jung              For       For          Management

1.6   Elect Director Arthur D. Levinson       For       For          Management

1.7   Elect Director Ronald D. Sugar          For       For          Management

2     Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

3     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named Executive For       For          Management

      Officers' Compensation                                                   

4     Advisory Vote on Say on Pay Frequency   One Year  One Year     Management

5     Adopt Policy on Succession Planning     Against   Against      Shareholder

6     Require a Majority Vote for the         Against   For          Shareholder

      Election of Directors                                                     

 

 

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AUTOMATIC DATA PROCESSING, INC.                                                

 

Ticker:       ADP            Security ID:  053015103                            

Meeting Date: NOV 09, 2010   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  SEP 10, 2010                                                     

 


 

 

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1.1   Elect Director Gregory D. Brenneman     For       For          Management

1.2   Elect Director Leslie A. Brun           For       For          Management

1.3   Elect Director Gary C. Butler           For       For          Management

1.4   Elect Director Leon G. Cooperman        For       For          Management

1.5   Elect Director Eric C. Fast             For       For          Management

1.6   Elect Director Linda R. Gooden          For       For          Management

1.7   Elect Director R. Glenn Hubbard         For       For          Management

1.8   Elect Director John P. Jones            For       For          Management

1.9   Elect Director Sharon T. Rowlands       For       For          Management

1.10  Elect Director Enrique T. Salem         For       For          Management

1.11  Elect Director Gregory L. Summe         For       For          Management

2     Amend Qualified Employee Stock Purchase For       For          Management

      Plan                                                                      

3     Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

 

 

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BECTON, DICKINSON AND COMPANY                                                   

 

Ticker:       BDX            Security ID:  075887109                           

Meeting Date: FEB 01, 2011   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  DEC 10, 2010                                                      

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1.1   Elect Director Basil L. Anderson        For       Withhold     Management

1.2   Elect Director Henry P. Becton, Jr.     For       For          Management

1.3   Elect Director Edward F. Degraan        For       Withhold     Management

1.4   Elect Director C.M. Fraser-Liggett      For       For          Management

1.5   Elect Director Christopher Jones        For       For          Management

1.6   Elect Director Marshall O. Larsen       For       Withhold     Management

1.7   Elect Director Edward J. Ludwig         For       For          Management

1.8   Elect Director Adel A.F. Mahmoud        For       For          Management

1.9   Elect Director Gary A. Mecklenburg      For       For          Management

1.10  Elect Director Cathy E. Minehan         For       For          Management

1.11  Elect Director James F. Orr             For       Withhold     Management

1.12  Elect Director Willard J. Overlock, Jr  For       Withhold     Management

1.13  Elect Director Bertram L. Scott         For       Withhold     Management

1.14  Elect Director Alfred Sommer            For       For          Management

2     Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

3     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named Executive For       Against      Management

      Officers' Compensation                                                   

4     Advisory Vote on Say on Pay Frequency   None      One Year     Management

5     Amend Articles/Bylaws/Charter -- Call   Against   Against      Shareholder

      Special Meetings                                                         

6     Provide for Cumulative Voting           Against   Against      Shareholder

 

 

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BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC.                                                        

 

 


 

 

Ticker:       BRK.B          Security ID:  084670108                           

Meeting Date: APR 30, 2011   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  MAR 02, 2011                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1.1   Elect Director Warren E. Buffett        For       For          Management

1.2   Elect Director Charles T. Munger        For       For          Management

1.3   Elect Director Howard G. Buffett        For       For          Management

1.4   Elect Director Stephen B. Burke         For       For          Management

1.5   Elect Director Susan L. Decker          For       For          Management

1.6   Elect Director William H. Gates III     For       For          Management

1.7   Elect Director David S. Gottesman       For       For          Management

1.8   Elect Director Charlotte Guyman         For       For          Management

1.9   Elect Director Donald R. Keough         For       For          Management

1.10  Elect Director Thomas S. Murphy         For       For          Management

1.11  Elect Director Ronald L. Olson          For       For          Management

1.12  Elect Director Walter Scott, Jr.        For       For          Management

2     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named Executive For       For          Management

      Officers' Compensation                                                   

3     Advisory Vote on Say on Pay Frequency   Three     One Year     Management

                                              Years                            

4     Adopt Quantitative GHG Goals for        Against   Abstain      Shareholder

      Products and Operations                                                  

 

 

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CATERPILLAR INC.                                                                

 

Ticker:       CAT            Security ID:  149123101                           

Meeting Date: JUN 08, 2011   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  APR 11, 2011                                                      

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1.1   Elect Director  David L. Calhoun        For       For          Management

1.2   Elect Director Daniel M. Dickinson      For       For          Management

1.3   Elect Director Eugene V. Fife           For       For          Management

1.4   Elect Director Juan Gallardo            For       For          Management

1.5   Elect Director David R. Goode           For       For          Management

1.6   Elect Director Jesse J. Greene, Jr.     For       For          Management

1.7   Elect Director Peter A. Magowan         For       For          Management

1.8   Elect Director Dennis A. Muilenburg     For       For          Management

1.9   Elect Director Douglas R. Oberhelman    For       For          Management

1.10  Elect Director William A. Osborn        For       For          Management

1.11  Elect Director Charles D. Powell        For       For          Management

1.12  Elect Director Edward B. Rust, Jr.      For       For          Management

1.13  Elect Director Susan C. Schwab          For       For          Management

1.14  Elect Director Joshua I. Smith          For       For          Management

1.15  Elect Director Miles D. White           For       For          Management

2     Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

3     Amend Executive Incentive Bonus Plan    For       For          Management

4     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named Executive For       For          Management

      Officers' Compensation                                                   

5     Advisory Vote on Say on Pay Frequency   One Year  One Year     Management

 


 

 

6     Report on Political Contributions       Against   Against      Shareholder

7     Stock Retention/Holding Period          Against   Against      Shareholder

8     Require a Majority Vote for the         Against   For          Shareholder

      Election of Directors                                                     

9     Amend Articles/Bylaws/Charter -- Call   Against   For          Shareholder

      Special Meetings                                                         

10    Require Independent Board Chairman      Against   Against      Shareholder

11    Review and Assess Human Rights Policies Against   Against      Shareholder

12    Adopt a Policy in which the Company     Against   Against      Shareholder

      will not Make or Promise to Make Any                                      

      Death Benefit Payments to Senior                                         

      Executives                                                               

 

 

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CHEVRON CORPORATION                                                            

 

Ticker:       CVX            Security ID:  166764100                           

Meeting Date: MAY 25, 2011   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  APR 01, 2011                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1     Elect Director L.F. Deily               For       For          Management

2     Elect Director R.E. Denham              For       For          Management

3     Elect Director R.J. Eaton               For       For          Management

4     Elect Director C. Hagel                 For       For          Management

5     Elect Director E. Hernandez             For       For          Management

6     Elect Director G.L. Kirkland            For       For          Management

7     Elect Director D.B. Rice                For       For          Management

8     Elect Director K.W. Sharer              For       For          Management

9     Elect Director C.R. Shoemate            For       For          Management

10    Elect Director J.G. Stumpf              For       For          Management

11    Elect Director R.D. Sugar               For       For          Management

12    Elect Director C. Ware                  For       Against      Management

13    Elect Director J.S. Watson              For       For          Management

14    Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

15    Advisory Vote to Ratify Named Executive For       For          Management

      Officers' Compensation                                                   

16    Advisory Vote on Say on Pay Frequency   One Year  One Year     Management

17    Request Director Nominee with           Against   Against      Shareholder

      Environmental Qualifications                                             

18    Amend Bylaws to Establish a Board       Against   Against      Shareholder

      Committee on Human Rights                                                

19    Include Sustainability as a Performance Against   Against      Shareholder

      Measure for Senior Executive                                             

      Compensation                                                              

20    Adopt Guidelines for Country Selection  Against   Against      Shareholder

21    Report on Financial Risks of Climate    Against   Against      Shareholder

      Change                                                                    

22    Report on Environmental Impacts of      Against   For          Shareholder

      Natural Gas Fracturing                                                   

23    Report on Offshore Oil Wells and Spill  Against   Against      Shareholder

      Mitigation Measures                                                      

 


 

 

 

 

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CHRISTIAN DIOR                                                                  

 

Ticker:       CDI            Security ID:  F26334106                           

Meeting Date: MAR 31, 2011   Meeting Type: Annual/Special                      

Record Date:  MAR 28, 2011                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1     Approve Financial Statements and        For       For          Management

      Statutory Reports                                                        

2     Accept Consolidated Financial           For       For          Management

      Statements and Statutory Reports                                         

3     Approve Auditors' Special Report on     For       Against      Management

      Related-Party Transactions                                                

4     Approve Allocation of Income and        For       For          Management

      Dividends of EUR 2.11 per Share                                          

5     Elect Bernard Arnault as Director       For       Against      Management

6     Elect Sidney Toledano as Director       For       For          Management

7     Elect Pierre Gode as Director           For       Against      Management

8     Authorize Repurchase of Up to 10        For       For          Management

      Percent of Issued Share Capital                                          

9     Authorize Capitalization of Reserves of For       For          Management

      Up to EUR 80 Million for Bonus Issue or                                   

      Increase in Par Value                                                    

10    Approve Reduction in Share Capital via  For       For          Management

      Cancellation of Repurchased Shares                                       

11    Authorize Issuance of Equity or         For       For          Management

      Equity-Linked Securities with                                            

      Preemptive Rights up to Aggregate                                        

      Nominal Amount of EUR 80 Million                                         

12    Authorize Issuance of Equity or         For       Against      Management

      Equity-Linked Securities without                                         

      Preemptive Rights up to Aggregate                                        

      Nominal Amount of EUR 80 Million                                         

13    Approve Issuance of Shares up to 20     For       Against      Management

      Percent of Issued Capital Per Year, up                                   

      to EUR 80 Million Reserved for                                           

      Qualified Investors or Restricted                                        

      Number of Investors                                                       

14    Authorize Board to Set Issue Price for  For       Against      Management

      10 Percent Per Year of Issued Capital                                    

      Pursuant to Issue Authority without                                       

      Preemptive Rights under Items 12 and 13                                  

15    Authorize Board to Increase Capital in  For       Against      Management

      the Event of Additional Demand Related                                   

      to Delegation Submitted to Shareholder                                   

      Vote Above under Items 11, 12 and 13                                     

16    Authorize Capital Increase of Up to EUR For       Against      Management

      80 Million for Future Exchange Offers                                    

17    Authorize Capital Increase of up to 10  For       Against      Management

      Percent of Issued Capital for Future                                     

 


 

 

      Acquisitions                                                              

18    Approve Employee Stock Purchase Plan    For       For          Management

19    Set Total Limit for Capital Increase to For       For          Management

      Result from All Issuance Requests Above                                  

      at EUR 80 Million                                                        

20    Authorize up to 1 Percent of Issued     For       Against      Management

      Capital for Use in Restricted Stock                                       

      Plan                                                                     

 

 

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CISCO SYSTEMS, INC.                                                             

 

Ticker:       CSCO           Security ID:  17275R102                           

Meeting Date: NOV 18, 2010   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  SEP 20, 2010                                                      

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1     Elect Director Carol A. Bartz           For       For          Management

2     Elect Director M. Michele Burns         For       For          Management

3     Elect Director Michael D. Capellas      For       For          Management

4     Elect Director Larry R. Carter          For       For          Management

5     Elect Director John T. Chambers         For       For          Management

6     Elect Director Brian L. Halla           For       For          Management

7     Elect Director John L. Hennessy         For       For          Management

8     Elect Director Richard M. Kovacevich    For       For          Management

9     Elect Director Roderick C. Mcgeary      For       For          Management

10    Elect Director Michael K. Powell        For       For          Management

11    Elect Director Arun Sarin               For       For          Management

12    Elect Director Steven M. West           For       For          Management

13    Elect Director Jerry Yang               For       For          Management

14    Advisory Vote to Ratify Named Executive For       For          Management

      Officers' Compensation                                                    

15    Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

16    Amend Bylaws to Establish a Board       Against   Against      Shareholder

      Committee on Environmental                                                

      Sustainability                                                           

17    Report on Internet Fragmentation        Against   Against      Shareholder

18    Adopt Policy Prohibiting Sale of        Against   Against      Shareholder

      Products in China if they Contribute to                                  

      Human Rights Abuses                                                      

 

 

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CONOCOPHILLIPS                                                                 

 

Ticker:       COP            Security ID:  20825C104                           

Meeting Date: MAY 11, 2011   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  MAR 14, 2011                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1     Elect Director Richard L. Armitage      For       Against      Management

 


 

 

2     Elect Director Richard H. Auchinleck    For       Against      Management

3     Elect Director James E. Copeland, Jr.   For       Against      Management

4     Elect Director Kenneth M. Duberstein    For       Against      Management

5     Elect Director Ruth R. Harkin           For       Against      Management

6     Elect Director Harold W. McGraw III     For       Against      Management

7     Elect Director James J. Mulva           For       Against      Management

8     Elect Director Robert A. Niblock        For       Against      Management

9     Elect Director Harald J. Norvik         For       Against      Management

10    Elect Director William K. Reilly        For       Against      Management

11    Elect Director Victoria J. Tschinkel    For       Against      Management

12    Elect Director Kathryn C. Turner        For       Against      Management

13    Elect Director William E. Wade, Jr.     For       Against      Management

14    Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

15    Advisory Vote to Ratify Named Executive For       Against      Management

      Officers' Compensation                                                   

16    Advisory Vote on Say on Pay Frequency   None      One Year     Management

17    Approve Omnibus Stock Plan              For       Against      Management

18    Amend EEO Policy to Prohibit            Against   Against      Shareholder

      Discrimination based on Gender Identity                                  

19    Report on Political Contributions       Against   Against      Shareholder

20    Report on Lobbying Expenses             Against   Against      Shareholder

21    Report on Accident Risk Reduction       Against   Against      Shareholder

      Efforts                                                                   

22    Adopt Policy to Address Coastal         Against   Against      Shareholder

      Louisiana Environmental Impacts                                          

23    Adopt Quantitative GHG Goals for        Against   Against      Shareholder

      Products and Operations                                                  

24    Report on Financial Risks of Climate    Against   Against      Shareholder

      Change                                                                    

25    Report on Environmental Impact of Oil   Against   Against      Shareholder

      Sands Operations in Canada                                               

 

 

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EXXON MOBIL CORPORATION                                                        

 

Ticker:       XOM            Security ID:  30231G102                           

Meeting Date: MAY 25, 2011   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  APR 06, 2011                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1.1   Elect Director M.J. Boskin              For       For          Management

1.2   Elect Director P. Brabeck-Letmathe      For       For          Management

1.3   Elect Director L.R. Faulkner            For       For          Management

1.4   Elect Director J.S. Fishman             For       Withhold     Management

1.5   Elect Director K.C. Frazier             For       For          Management

1.6   Elect Director W.W. George              For       Withhold     Management

1.7   Elect Director M.C. Nelson              For       For          Management

1.8   Elect Director S.J. Palmisano           For       Withhold     Management

1.9   Elect Director S.S. Reinemund           For       For          Management

1.10  Elect Director R.W. Tillerson           For       For          Management

1.11  Elect Director E.E. Whitacre, Jr.       For       Withhold     Management

2     Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

 


 

 

3     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named Executive For       Against      Management

      Officers' Compensation                                                    

4     Advisory Vote on Say on Pay Frequency   Three     One Year     Management

                                              Years                            

5     Require Independent Board Chairman      Against   Against      Shareholder

6     Report on Political Contributions       Against   Against      Shareholder

7     Amend EEO Policy to Prohibit            Against   Against      Shareholder

      Discrimination based on Sexual                                           

      Orientation and Gender Identity                                          

8     Adopt Policy on Human Right to Water    Against   Against      Shareholder

9     Report on Environmental Impact of Oil   Against   Against      Shareholder

      Sands Operations in Canada                                                

10    Report on Environmental Impacts of      Against   Against      Shareholder

      Natural Gas Fracturing                                                   

11    Report on Energy Technologies           Against   Against      Shareholder

      Development                                                              

12    Adopt Quantitative GHG Goals for        Against   Against      Shareholder

      Products and Operations                                                   

 

 

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FOMENTO ECONOMICO MEXICANO S.A.B. DE C.V. (FEMSA)                              

 

Ticker:       FEMSAUBD       Security ID:  344419106                            

Meeting Date: MAR 25, 2011   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  MAR 09, 2011                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1     Accept Report of Board of Directors on  For       For          Management

      Financial Statements and Statutory                                       

      Reports for Fiscal Year 2010, Receive                                    

      CEO's Report and Audit and Corporate                                     

      Practices Committees Chairmen Report                                     

2     Approve Tax Report on Fiscal            For       For          Management

      Obligations                                                               

3     Approve Allocation of Income and        For       For          Management

      Distribution of Dividends of MXN 0.22                                    

      per Series B Shares; MXN 0.28 per                                         

      Series D Shares; Corresponding to a                                      

      Total of MXN 1.14 per B Unit and MXN                                     

      1.37 per BD Unit                                                          

4     Set Aggregate Nominal Share Repurchase  For       For          Management

      Reserve to a Maximum Amount of up to                                     

      MXN 3 Billion                                                             

5     Elect Directors and Secretaries, Verify For       Against      Management

      Independence of Directors, and Approve                                   

      their Remuneration                                                       

6     Elect Members and Chairmen of Finance   For       Against      Management

      and Planning Committee, Audit Committee                                  

      and Corporate Practices Committee;                                       

      Approve Their Remuneration                                               

7     Designate Inspector or Shareholder      For       For          Management

      Representative(s) of Minutes of Meeting                                  

 


 

 

8     Approve Minutes of Meeting              For       For          Management

 

 

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FRANKLIN RESOURCES, INC.                                                       

 

Ticker:       BEN            Security ID:  354613101                           

Meeting Date: MAR 15, 2011   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  JAN 18, 2011                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1     Elect Director Samuel H. Armacost       For       For          Management

2     Elect Director Charles Crocker          For       For          Management

3     Elect Director Joseph R. Hardiman       For       For          Management

4     Elect Director Charles B. Johnson       For       For          Management

5     Elect Director Gregory E. Johnson       For       For          Management

6     Elect Director Rupert H. Johnson, Jr.   For       For          Management

7     Elect Director Mark C. Pigott           For       For          Management

8     Elect Director Chutta Ratnathicam       For       For          Management

9     Elect Director Peter M. Sacerdote       For       For          Management

10    Elect Director Laura Stein              For       For          Management

11    Elect Director Anne M. Tatlock          For       For          Management

12    Elect Director Geoffrey Y. Yang         For       For          Management

13    Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

14    Amend Omnibus Stock Plan                For       For          Management

15    Advisory Vote to Ratify Named Executive For       For          Management

      Officers' Compensation                                                    

16    Advisory Vote on Say on Pay Frequency   Three     One Year     Management

                                              Years                            

 

 

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FREEPORT-MCMORAN COPPER & GOLD INC.                                            

 

Ticker:       FCX            Security ID:  35671D857                           

Meeting Date: JUN 15, 2011   Meeting Type: Annual                               

Record Date:  APR 19, 2011                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1.1   Elect Director Richard C. Adkerson      For       For          Management

1.2   Elect Director Robert J. Allison, Jr.   For       Withhold     Management

1.3   Elect Director Robert A. Day            For       For          Management

1.4   Elect Director Gerald J. Ford           For       Withhold     Management

1.5   Elect Director H. Devon Graham, Jr.     For       Withhold     Management

1.6   Elect Director Charles C. Krulak        For       Withhold     Management

1.7   Elect Director Bobby Lee Lackey         For       Withhold     Management

1.8   Elect Director Jon C. Madonna           For       For          Management

1.9   Elect Director Dustan E. McCoy          For       For          Management

1.10  Elect Director James R. Moffett         For       For          Management

1.11  Elect Director B.M. Rankin, Jr.         For       For          Management

1.12  Elect Director Stephen H. Siegele       For       For          Management

2     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named Executive For       Against      Management

 


 

 

      Officers' Compensation                                                    

3     Advisory Vote on Say on Pay Frequency   One Year  One Year     Management

4     Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

5     Request Director Nominee with           Against   Against      Shareholder

      Environmental Qualifications                                             

 

 

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GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY                                                        

 

Ticker:       GE             Security ID:  369604103                           

Meeting Date: APR 27, 2011   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  FEB 28, 2011                                                      

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1     Elect Director W. Geoffrey Beattie      For       For          Management

2     Elect Director James I. Cash, Jr.       For       Against      Management

3     Elect Director Ann M. Fudge             For       For          Management

4     Elect Director Susan Hockfield          For       For          Management

5     Elect Director Jeffrey R. Immelt        For       For          Management

6     Elect Director Andrea Jung              For       Against      Management

7     Elect Director Alan G. Lafley           For       For          Management

8     Elect Director Robert W. Lane           For       Against      Management

9     Elect Director Ralph S. Larsen          For       Against      Management

10    Elect Director Rochelle B. Lazarus      For       For          Management

11    Elect Director James J. Mulva           For       For          Management

12    Elect Director Sam Nunn                 For       Against      Management

13    Elect Director Roger S. Penske          For       For          Management

14    Elect Director Robert J. Swieringa      For       For          Management

15    Elect Director James S. Tisch           For       For          Management

16    Elect Director Douglas A. Warner III    For       Against      Management

17    Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

18    Advisory Vote to Ratify Named Executive For       Against      Management

      Officers' Compensation                                                   

19    Advisory Vote on Say on Pay Frequency   One Year  One Year     Management

20    Provide for Cumulative Voting           Against   Against      Shareholder

21    Performance-Based Equity Awards         Against   For          Shareholder

22    Withdraw Stock Options Granted to       Against   Against      Shareholder

      Executive Officers                                                       

23    Report on Climate Change Business Risk  Against   Against      Shareholder

24    Report on Animal Testing and Plans for  Against   Against      Shareholder

      Reduction                                                                

 

 

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HSBC HOLDINGS PLC                                                              

 

Ticker:       HSBA           Security ID:  404280406                           

Meeting Date: MAY 27, 2011   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  APR 11, 2011                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

 


 

 

1     Accept Financial Statements and         For       For          Management

      Statutory Reports                                                        

2     Approve Remuneration Report             For       For          Management

3a    Re-elect Safra Catz as Director         For       For          Management

3b    Elect Laura Cha as Director             For       For          Management

3c    Re-elect Marvin Cheung as Director      For       For          Management

3d    Re-elect John Coombe as Director        For       For          Management

3e    Re-elect Rona Fairhead as Director      For       For          Management

3f    Re-elect Douglas Flint as Director      For       For          Management

3g    Re-elect Alexander Flockhart as         For       For          Management

      Director                                                                   

3h    Re-elect Stuart Gulliver as Director    For       For          Management

3i    Re-elect James Hughes-Hallett as        For       For          Management

      Director                                                                  

3j    Re-elect William Laidlaw as Director    For       For          Management

3k    Re-elect Janis Lomax as Director        For       For          Management

3l    Elect Iain Mackay as Director           For       For          Management

3m    Re-elect Gwyn Morgan as Director        For       For          Management

3n    Re-elect Nagavara Murthy as Director    For       For          Management

3o    Re-elect Sir Simon Robertson as         For       For          Management

      Director                                                                 

3p    Re-elect John Thornton as Director      For       For          Management

3q    Re-elect Sir Brian Williamson as        For       For          Management

      Director                                                                 

4     Reappoint KPMG Audit plc as Auditors    For       For          Management

      and Authorise Their Remuneration                                          

5     Authorise Issue of Equity with          For       For          Management

      Pre-emptive Rights                                                       

6     Authorise Issue of Equity without       For       For          Management

      Pre-emptive Rights                                                       

7     Approve Share Plan 2011                 For       For          Management

8     Approve Fees Payable to Non-Executive   For       For          Management

      Directors                                                                

9     Authorise the Company to Call EGM with  For       For          Management

      Two Weeks' Notice                                                        

 

 

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INTEL CORPORATION                                                              

 

Ticker:       INTC           Security ID:  458140100                           

Meeting Date: MAY 19, 2011   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  MAR 21, 2011                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1     Elect Director Charlene Barshefsky      For       For          Management

2     Elect Director Susan L. Decker          For       For          Management

3     Elect Director John J. Donahoe          For       Against      Management

4     Elect Director Reed E. Hundt            For       For          Management

5     Elect Director Paul S. Otellini         For       For          Management

6     Elect Director James D. Plummer         For       For          Management

7     Elect Director David S. Pottruck        For       Against      Management

8     Elect Director Jane E. Shaw             For       For          Management

 


 

 

9     Elect Director Frank D. Yeary           For       For          Management

10    Elect Director David B. Yoffie          For       Against      Management

11    Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

12    Amend Omnibus Stock Plan                For       For          Management

13    Amend Qualified Employee Stock Purchase For       For          Management

      Plan                                                                      

14    Advisory Vote to Ratify Named Executive For       Against      Management

      Officers' Compensation                                                   

15    Advisory Vote on Say on Pay Frequency   None      One Year     Management

 

 

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INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION                                    

 

Ticker:       IBM            Security ID:  459200101                           

Meeting Date: APR 26, 2011   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  FEB 25, 2011                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1     Elect Director A. J. P. Belda           For       Against      Management

2     Elect Director W. R. Brody              For       For          Management

3     Elect Director K. I. Chenault           For       For          Management

4     Elect Director M. L. Eskew              For       For          Management

5     Elect Director S. A. Jackson            For       For          Management

6     Elect Director A. N. Liveris            For       Against      Management

7     Elect Director W. J. McNerney, Jr.      For       For          Management

8     Elect Director J. W. Owens              For       For          Management

9     Elect Director S. J. Palmisano          For       For          Management

10    Elect Director J. E. Spero              For       For          Management

11    Elect Director S. Taurel                For       Against      Management

12    Elect Director L. H. Zambrano           For       For          Management

13    Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

14    Advisory Vote to Ratify Named Executive For       Against      Management

      Officers' Compensation                                                   

15    Advisory Vote on Say on Pay Frequency   Three     One Year     Management

                                              Years                            

16    Provide for Cumulative Voting           Against   Against      Shareholder

17    Report on Political Contributions       Against   Against      Shareholder

18    Report on Lobbying Expenses             Against   Against      Shareholder

 

 

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INTUITIVE SURGICAL, INC.                                                        

 

Ticker:       ISRG           Security ID:  46120E602                           

Meeting Date: APR 21, 2011   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  FEB 22, 2011                                                      

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1     Elect Director Floyd D. Loop            For       Against      Management

2     Elect Director George Stalk Jr.         For       Against      Management

3     Elect Director Craig H. Barratt         For       Against      Management

 


 

 

4     Amend Stock Option Plan                 For       Against      Management

5     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named Executive For       Against      Management

      Officers' Compensation                                                   

6     Advisory Vote on Say on Pay Frequency   Three     One Year     Management

                                              Years                            

7     Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

 

 

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JOHNSON & JOHNSON                                                              

 

Ticker:       JNJ            Security ID:  478160104                           

Meeting Date: APR 28, 2011   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  MAR 01, 2011                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1     Elect Director Mary Sue Coleman         For       For          Management

2     Elect Director James G. Cullen          For       For          Management

3     Elect Director Ian E.L. Davis           For       For          Management

4     Elect Director Michael M.e. Johns       For       Against      Management

5     Elect Director Susan L. Lindquist       For       For          Management

6     Elect Director Anne M. Mulcahy          For       Against      Management

7     Elect Director Leo F. Mullin            For       For          Management

8     Elect Director William D. Perez         For       Against      Management

9     Elect Director Charles Prince           For       Against      Management

10    Elect Director David Satcher            For       For          Management

11    Elect Director William C. Weldon        For       For          Management

12    Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

13    Advisory Vote to Ratify Named Executive For       Against      Management

      Officers' Compensation                                                   

14    Advisory Vote on Say on Pay Frequency   One Year  One Year     Management

15    Adopt Policy to Restrain Pharmaceutical Against   Against      Shareholder

      Price Increases                                                          

16    Amend EEO Policy to Prohibit            Against   Against      Shareholder

      Discrimination Based on Applicant's                                       

      Health Status                                                            

17    Adopt Animal-Free Training Methods      Against   Against      Shareholder

 

 

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JPMORGAN CHASE & CO.                                                           

 

Ticker:       JPM            Security ID:  46625H100                           

Meeting Date: MAY 17, 2011   Meeting Type: Annual                               

Record Date:  MAR 18, 2011                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1     Elect Director Crandall C. Bowles       For       For          Management

2     Elect Director Stephen B. Burke         For       Against      Management

3     Elect Director David M. Cote            For       For          Management

4     Elect Director James S. Crown           For       For          Management

5     Elect Director James Dimon              For       For          Management

 


 

 

6     Elect Director Ellen V. Futter          For       For          Management

7     Elect Director William H. Gray, III     For       For          Management

8     Elect Director Laban P. Jackson, Jr.    For       For          Management

9     Elect Director David C. Novak           For       Against      Management

10    Elect Director Lee R. Raymond           For       Against      Management

11    Elect Director William C. Weldon        For       Against      Management

12    Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

13    Advisory Vote to Ratify Named Executive For       Against      Management

      Officers' Compensation                                                    

14    Advisory Vote on Say on Pay Frequency   One Year  One Year     Management

15    Amend Omnibus Stock Plan                For       Against      Management

16    Affirm Political Non-Partisanship       Against   Against      Shareholder

17    Provide Right to Act by Written Consent Against   For          Shareholder

18    Report on Loan Modifications            Against   Against      Shareholder

19    Report on Political Contributions       Against   Against      Shareholder

20    Institute Procedures to Prevent         Against   Against      Shareholder

      Investments in Companies that                                            

      Contribute to Genocide or Crimes                                         

      Against Humanity                                                         

21    Require Independent Board Chairman      Against   For          Shareholder

 

 

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KRAFT FOODS INC.                                                                

 

Ticker:       KFT            Security ID:  50075N104                           

Meeting Date: MAY 24, 2011   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  MAR 16, 2011                                                      

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1     Elect Director Ajaypal S. Banga         For       Against      Management

2     Elect Director Myra M. Hart             For       For          Management

3     Elect Director Peter B. Henry           For       For          Management

4     Elect Director Lois D. Juliber          For       Against      Management

5     Elect Director Mark D. Ketchum          For       Against      Management

6     Elect Director Richard A. Lerner        For       For          Management

7     Elect Director Mackey J. McDonald       For       For          Management

8     Elect Director John C. Pope             For       Against      Management

9     Elect Director Fredric G. Reynolds      For       For          Management

10    Elect Director Irene B. Rosenfeld       For       For          Management

11    Elect Director J.F. Van Boxmeer         For       Against      Management

12    Advisory Vote to Ratify Named Executive For       Against      Management

      Officers' Compensation                                                   

13    Advisory Vote on Say on Pay Frequency   One Year  One Year     Management

14    Amend Non-Employee Director Omnibus     For       For          Management

      Stock Plan                                                               

15    Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

 

 

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MCDONALD'S CORPORATION                                                         

 

 


 

 

Ticker:       MCD            Security ID:  580135101                           

Meeting Date: MAY 19, 2011   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  MAR 22, 2011                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1     Elect Director Susan E. Arnold          For       Against      Management

2     Elect Director Richard H. Lenny         For       Against      Management

3     Elect Director Cary D. McMillan         For       For          Management

4     Elect Director Sheila A. Penrose        For       For          Management

5     Elect Director James A. Skinner         For       For          Management

6     Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

7     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named Executive For       Against      Management

      Officers' Compensation                                                   

8     Advisory Vote on Say on Pay Frequency   One Year  One Year     Management

9     Reduce Supermajority Vote Requirement   For       For          Management

      for Transactions With Interested                                         

      Shareholders                                                             

10    Reduce Supermajority Vote Requirement   For       For          Management

      Relating to the Board of Directors                                       

11    Reduce Supermajority Vote Requirement   For       For          Management

      for Shareholder Action                                                   

12    Declassify the Board of Directors       Against   For          Shareholder

13    Require Suppliers to Adopt CAK          Against   Against      Shareholder

14    Report on Policy Responses to           Against   Against      Shareholder

      Children's Health Concerns and Fast                                       

      Food                                                                     

15    Report on Beverage Container            Against   Against      Shareholder

      Environmental Strategy                                                    

 

 

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MEDTRONIC, INC.                                                                

 

Ticker:       MDT            Security ID:  585055106                            

Meeting Date: AUG 25, 2010   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  JUN 28, 2010                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1.1   Elect Director Richard H. Anderson      For       For          Management

1.2   Elect Director David L. Calhoun         For       For          Management

1.3   Elect Director Victor J. Dzau           For       For          Management

1.4   Elect Director William A. Hawkins       For       For          Management

1.5   Elect Director Shirley A. Jackson       For       For          Management

1.6   Elect Director James T. Lenehan         For       For          Management

1.7   Elect Director Denise M. O'Leary        For       For          Management

1.8   Elect Director Kendall J. Powell        For       For          Management

1.9   Elect Director Robert C. Pozen          For       For          Management

1.10  Elect Director Jean-Pierre Rosso        For       For          Management

1.11  Elect Director Jack W. Schuler          For       For          Management

2     Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

 

 

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MERCK & CO., INC.                                                              

 

Ticker:       MRK            Security ID:  58933Y105                           

Meeting Date: MAY 24, 2011   Meeting Type: Annual                               

Record Date:  MAR 25, 2011                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1     Elect Director Leslie A. Brun           For       For          Management

2     Elect Director Thomas R. Cech           For       For          Management

3     Elect Director Richard T. Clark         For       For          Management

4     Elect Director Kenneth C. Frazier       For       For          Management

5     Elect Director Thomas H. Glocer         For       For          Management

6     Elect Director Steven F. Goldstone      For       For          Management

7     Elect Director William B. Harrison. Jr. For       For          Management

8     Elect Director Harry R. Jacobson        For       For          Management

9     Elect Director William N. Kelley        For       For          Management

10    Elect Director C. Robert Kidder         For       For          Management

11    Elect Director Rochelle B. Lazarus      For       For          Management

12    Elect Director Carlos E. Represas       For       For          Management

13    Elect Director Patricia F. Russo        For       For          Management

14    Elect Director Thomas E. Shenk          For       For          Management

15    Elect Director Anne M. Tatlock          For       For          Management

16    Elect Director Craig B. Thompson        For       For          Management

17    Elect Director Wendell P. Weeks         For       For          Management

18    Elect Director Peter C. Wendell         For       For          Management

19    Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

20    Advisory Vote to Ratify Named Executive For       For          Management

      Officers' Compensation                                                   

21    Advisory Vote on Say on Pay Frequency   Three     One Year     Management

                                              Years                            

 

 

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MICROSOFT CORPORATION                                                          

 

Ticker:       MSFT           Security ID:  594918104                           

Meeting Date: NOV 16, 2010   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  SEP 03, 2010                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1     Elect Director Steven A. Ballmer        For       For          Management

2     Elect Director Dina Dublon              For       For          Management

3     Elect Director William H. Gates III     For       For          Management

4     Elect Director Raymond V. Gilmartin     For       For          Management

5     Elect Director Reed Hastings            For       For          Management

6     Elect Director Maria M. Klawe           For       For          Management

7     Elect Director David F. Marquardt       For       For          Management

8     Elect Director Charles H. Noski         For       For          Management

9     Elect Director Helmut Panke             For       For          Management

10    Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

11    Amend Bylaws to Establish a Board       Against   Against      Shareholder

      Committee on Environmental                                               

 


 

 

      Sustainability                                                            

 

 

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NESTLE SA                                                                      

 

Ticker:       NESN           Security ID:  641069406                           

Meeting Date: APR 14, 2011   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  MAR 07, 2011                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1.1   Accept Financial Statements and         For       For          Management

      Statutory Reports                                                        

1.2   Approve Remuneration Report             For       For          Management

2     Approve Discharge of Board and Senior   For       For          Management

      Management                                                               

3     Approve Allocation of Income and        For       For          Management

      Dividends of CHF 1.85 per Share                                           

4.1.1 Reelect Paul Bulcke as Director         For       For          Management

4.1.2 Reelect Andreas Koopmann as Director    For       For          Management

4.1.3 Reelect Rolf Haenggi as Director        For       For          Management

4.1.4 Reelect Jean-Pierre Meyers as Director  For       For          Management

4.1.5 Reelect Naina Lal Kidwai as Director    For       For          Management

4.1.6 Reelect Beat Hess as Director           For       For          Management

4.2   Elect Ann Veneman as Director           For       For          Management

4.3   Ratify KPMG AG as Auditors              For       For          Management

5     Approve CHF 16.5 Million Reduction in   For       For          Management

      Share Capital via Cancellation of 165                                    

      Million Shares                                                           

6     Additional And/or Counter-proposals     None      Against      Management

      Presented At The Meeting                                                 

7     Mark the box at the right if you wish   None      Against      Management

      to give a Proxy to the independent                                       

      representative, Mr. Jean-Ludovic                                         

      Hartmann                                                                 

 

 

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NEWS CORPORATION                                                                

 

Ticker:       NWS            Security ID:  65248E203                           

Meeting Date: OCT 15, 2010   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  AUG 16, 2010                                                      

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1.1   Elect Director Jose Maria Aznar         For       For          Management

1.2   Elect Director Natalie Bancroft         For       For          Management

1.3   Elect Director Peter L. Barnes          For       For          Management

1.4   Elect Director Chase Carey              For       For          Management

1.5   Elect Director Kenneth E. Cowley        For       For          Management

1.6   Elect Director David F. DeVoe           For       For          Management

1.7   Elect Director Viet Dinh                For       For          Management

 


 

1.8   Elect Director Sir Roderick I.          For       For          Management

      Eddington                                                                  

1.9   Elect Director Andrew S.B. Knight       For       For          Management

1.10  Elect Director James R. Murdoch         For       For          Management

1.11  Elect Director K. Rupert Murdoch        For       For          Management

1.12  Elect Director Lachlan K. Murdoch       For       For          Management

1.13  Elect Director Thomas J. Perkins        For       For          Management

1.14  Elect Director Arthur M. Siskind        For       For          Management

1.15  Elect Director John L. Thornton         For       For          Management

2     Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

3     Amend Omnibus Stock Plan                For       For          Management

4     Establish Human Rights Committee        Against   Against      Shareholder

5     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named Executive Against   For          Shareholder

      Officers' Compensation                                                    

 

 

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OCCIDENTAL PETROLEUM CORPORATION                                               

 

Ticker:       OXY            Security ID:  674599105                            

Meeting Date: MAY 06, 2011   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  MAR 15, 2011                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1     Elect Director Spencer Abraham          For       Against      Management

2     Elect Director Howard I. Atkins         For       For          Management

3     Elect Director Stephen I. Chazen        For       For          Management

4     Elect Director Edward P. Djerejian      For       Against      Management

5     Elect Director John E. Feick            For       For          Management

6     Elect Director Margaret M. Foran        For       For          Management

7     Elect Director Carlos M. Gutierrez      For       For          Management

8     Elect Director Ray R. Irani             For       For          Management

9     Elect Director Avedick B. Poladian      For       Against      Management

10    Elect Director Rodolfo Segovia          For       Against      Management

11    Elect Director Aziz D. Syriani          For       For          Management

12    Elect Director Rosemary Tomich          For       Against      Management

13    Elect Director Walter L. Weisman        For       For          Management

14    Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

15    Advisory Vote to Ratify Named Executive For       Against      Management

      Officers' Compensation                                                    

16    Advisory Vote on Say on Pay Frequency   None      One Year     Management

17    Review Political Expenditures and       Against   Against      Shareholder

      Processes                                                                 

18    Request Director Nominee with           Against   Against      Shareholder

      Environmental Qualifications                                             

 

 

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PEPSICO, INC.                                                                  

 

Ticker:       PEP            Security ID:  713448108                           

Meeting Date: MAY 04, 2011   Meeting Type: Annual                              


 

Record Date:  MAR 04, 2011                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1     Elect Director S.L. Brown               For       Against      Management

2     Elect Director I.M. Cook                For       For          Management

3     Elect Director D. Dublon                For       For          Management

4     Elect Director V.J. Dzau                For       Against      Management

5     Elect Director R.L. Hunt                For       Against      Management

6     Elect Director A. Ibarguen              For       For          Management

7     Elect Director A.C. Martinez            For       Against      Management

8     Elect Director I.K. Nooyi               For       For          Management

9     Elect Director S.P. Rockefeller         For       Against      Management

10    Elect Director J.J. Schiro              For       For          Management

11    Elect Director L.G. Trotter             For       For          Management

12    Elect Director D. Vasella               For       Against      Management

13    Advisory Vote to Ratify Named Executive For       Against      Management

      Officers' Compensation                                                    

14    Advisory Vote on Say on Pay Frequency   Three     One Year     Management

                                              Years                            

15    Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

16    Adopt Majority Voting for Uncontested   For       For          Management

      Election of Directors                                                    

17    Amend Articles/Bylaws/Charter -- Call   Against   Against      Shareholder

      Special Meetings                                                          

18    Report on Political Contributions       Against   Against      Shareholder

 

 

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PHILIP MORRIS INTERNATIONAL INC.                                                

 

Ticker:       PM             Security ID:  718172109                           

Meeting Date: MAY 11, 2011   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  MAR 15, 2011                                                      

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1     Elect Director Harold Brown             For       For          Management

2     Elect Director Mathis Cabiallavetta     For       For          Management

3     Elect Director Louis C. Camilleri       For       For          Management

4     Elect Director J. Dudley Fishburn       For       For          Management

5     Elect Director Jennifer Li              For       For          Management

6     Elect Director Graham Mackay            For       For          Management

7     Elect Director Sergio Marchionne        For       For          Management

8     Elect Director Lucio A. Noto            For       For          Management

9     Elect Director Carlos Slim Helu         For       For          Management

10    Elect Director Stephen M. Wolf          For       For          Management

11    Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

12    Advisory Vote to Ratify Named Executive For       For          Management

      Officers' Compensation                                                   

13    Advisory Vote on Say on Pay Frequency   One Year  One Year     Management

14    Report on Effect of Marketing Practices Against   Against      Shareholder

      on the Poor                                                              

15    Require Independent Board Chairman      Against   Against      Shareholder

 


 

 

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PRAXAIR, INC.                                                                  

 

Ticker:       PX             Security ID:  74005P104                           

Meeting Date: APR 26, 2011   Meeting Type: Annual                               

Record Date:  MAR 07, 2011                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1.1   Elect Director Stephen F. Angel         For       For          Management

1.2   Elect Director Oscar Bernardes          For       Withhold     Management

1.3   Elect Director Nance K. Dicciani        For       Withhold     Management

1.4   Elect Director Edward G. Galante        For       Withhold     Management

1.5   Elect Director Claire W. Gargalli       For       For          Management

1.6   Elect Director Ira D. Hall              For       For          Management

1.7   Elect Director Raymond W. LeBoeuf       For       For          Management

1.8   Elect Director Larry D. McVay           For       For          Management

1.9   Elect Director Wayne T. Smith           For       Withhold     Management

1.10  Elect Director Robert L. Wood           For       Withhold     Management

2     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named Executive For       Against      Management

      Officers' Compensation                                                   

3     Advisory Vote on Say on Pay Frequency   One Year  One Year     Management

4     Amend Executive Incentive Bonus Plan    For       For          Management

5     Amend Omnibus Stock Plan                For       For          Management

6     Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

 

 

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QUALCOMM INCORPORATED                                                          

 

Ticker:       QCOM           Security ID:  747525103                           

Meeting Date: MAR 08, 2011   Meeting Type: Annual                               

Record Date:  JAN 10, 2011                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1.1   Elect Director Barbara T. Alexander     For       Withhold     Management

1.2   Elect Director Stephen M. Bennett       For       Withhold     Management

1.3   Elect Director Donald G. Cruickshank    For       Withhold     Management

1.4   Elect Director Raymond V. Dittamore     For       Withhold     Management

1.5   Elect Director Thomas W. Horton         For       Withhold     Management

1.6   Elect Director Irwin Mark Jacobs        For       Withhold     Management

1.7   Elect Director Paul E. Jacobs           For       Withhold     Management

1.8   Elect Director Robert E. Kahn           For       Withhold     Management

1.9   Elect Director Sherry Lansing           For       Withhold     Management

1.10  Elect Director Duane A. Nelles          For       Withhold     Management

1.11  Elect Director Francisco Ros            For       For          Management

1.12  Elect Director Brent Scowcroft          For       Withhold     Management

1.13  Elect Director Marc I. Stern            For       Withhold     Management

2     Amend Omnibus Stock Plan                For       For          Management

3     Amend Qualified Employee Stock Purchase For       For          Management

      Plan                                                                     

4     Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management


 

5     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named Executive For       For          Management

      Officers' Compensation                                                   

6     Advisory Vote on Say on Pay Frequency   Three     One Year     Management

                                              Years                            

7     Require a Majority Vote for the         Against   For          Shareholder

      Election of Directors                                                     

 

 

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RIO TINTO PLC                                                                  

 

Ticker:       RIO            Security ID:  767204100                           

Meeting Date: APR 14, 2011   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  MAR 09, 2011                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1     Accept Financial Statements and         For       For          Management

      Statutory Reports                                                        

2     Approve Remuneration Report             For       Against      Management

3     Re-elect Tom Albanese as Director       For       For          Management

4     Re-elect Robert Brown as Director       For       For          Management

5     Re-elect Vivienne Cox as Director       For       For          Management

6     Re-elect Jan du Plessis as Director     For       For          Management

7     Re-elect Guy Elliott as Director        For       For          Management

8     Re-elect Michael Fitzpatrick as         For       For          Management

      Director                                                                  

9     Re-elect Ann Godbehere as Director      For       For          Management

10    Re-elect Richard Goodmanson as Director For       For          Management

11    Re-elect Andrew Gould as Director       For       For          Management

12    Re-elect Lord Kerr as Director          For       For          Management

13    Re-elect Paul Tellier as Director       For       For          Management

14    Re-elect Sam Walsh as Director          For       For          Management

15    Elect Stephen Mayne                     Against   Against      Shareholder

16    Reappoint PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as For       For          Management

      Auditors and Authorise Their                                             

      Remuneration                                                             

17    Amend Performance Share Plan            For       For          Management

18    Amend Share Ownership Plan              For       For          Management

19    Authorise Issue of Equity with          For       For          Management

      Pre-emptive Rights                                                       

20    Authorise Issue of Equity without       For       For          Management

      Pre-emptive Rights                                                        

21    Authorise Market Purchase               For       For          Management

22    Authorise the Company to Call EGM with  For       For          Management

      Two Weeks' Notice                                                ��        

 

 

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ROYAL DUTCH SHELL PLC                                                          

 

Ticker:       RDSB           Security ID:  780259206                            

Meeting Date: MAY 17, 2011   Meeting Type: Annual                              


 

Record Date:  APR 04, 2011                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1     Accept Financial Statements and         For       For          Management

      Statutory Reports                                                        

2     Approve Remuneration Report             For       For          Management

3     Elect Linda Stuntz as Director          For       For          Management

4     Re-elect Josef Ackermann as Director    For       For          Management

5     Re-elect Malcolm Brinded as Director    For       For          Management

6     Elect Guy Elliott as Director           For       For          Management

7     Re-elect Simon Henry as Director        For       For          Management

8     Re-elect Charles Holliday as Director   For       For          Management

9     Re-elect Lord Kerr of Kinlochard as     For       For          Management

      Director                                                                 

10    Elect Gerard Kleisterlee as Director    For       For          Management

11    Re-elect Christine Morin-Postel as      For       For          Management

      Director                                                                 

12    Re-elect Jorma Ollila as Director       For       For          Management

13    Re-elect Jeroen van der Veer as         For       For          Management

      Director                                                                 

14    Re-elect Peter Voser as Director        For       For          Management

15    Re-elect Hans Wijers as Director        For       For          Management

16    Reappoint PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as For       For          Management

      Auditors of the Company                                                  

17    Authorise Board to Fix Remuneration of  For       For          Management

      Auditors                                                                   

18    Authorise Issue of Equity with          For       For          Management

      Pre-emptive Rights                                                       

19    Authorise Issue of Equity without       For       For          Management

      Pre-emptive Rights                                                       

20    Authorise Market Purchase               For       For          Management

21    Authorise EU Political Donations and    For       For          Management

      Expenditure                                                              

 

 

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SYSCO CORPORATION                                                               

 

Ticker:       SYY            Security ID:  871829107                           

Meeting Date: NOV 12, 2010   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  SEP 14, 2010                                                      

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1     Elect Director John M. Cassaday         For       For          Management

2     Elect Director Manuel A. Fernandez      For       For          Management

3     Elect Director Hans-joachim Koerber     For       For          Management

4     Elect Director Jackie M. Ward           For       For          Management

5     Amend Qualified Employee Stock Purchase For       For          Management

      Plan                                                                     

6     Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

 

 

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TARGET CORPORATION                                                             

 

Ticker:       TGT            Security ID:  87612E106                           

Meeting Date: JUN 08, 2011   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  APR 11, 2011                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1     Elect Director Roxanne S. Austin        For       For          Management

2     Elect Director Calvin Darden            For       Against      Management

3     Elect Director Mary N. Dillon           For       Against      Management

4     Elect Director James A. Johnson         For       Against      Management

5     Elect Director Mary E. Minnick          For       For          Management

6     Elect Director Anne M. Mulcahy          For       For          Management

7     Elect Director Derica W. Rice           For       For          Management

8     Elect Director Stephen W. Sanger        For       Against      Management

9     Elect Director Gregg W. Steinhafel      For       For          Management

10    Elect Director John G. Stumpf           For       For          Management

11    Elect Director Solomon D. Trujillo      For       For          Management

12    Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

13    Approve Omnibus Stock Plan              For       For          Management

14    Advisory Vote to Ratify Named Executive For       Against      Management

      Officers' Compensation                                                   

15    Advisory Vote on Say on Pay Frequency   One Year  One Year     Management

16    Adopt Compensation Benchmarking Policy  Against   Against      Shareholder

17    Report on Electronics Recycling and     Against   Against      Shareholder

      Preventing E-Waste Export                                                

 

 

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TEXAS INSTRUMENTS INCORPORATED                                                 

 

Ticker:       TXN            Security ID:  882508104                           

Meeting Date: APR 21, 2011   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  FEB 22, 2011                                                      

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1     Elect Director R.W. Babb, Jr.           For       For          Management

2     Elect Director D.A. Carp                For       For          Management

3     Elect Director C.S. Cox                 For       For          Management

4     Elect Director S.P. MacMillan           For       For          Management

5     Elect Director P.H. Patsley             For       For          Management

6     Elect Director R.E. Sanchez             For       For          Management

7     Elect Director W.R. Sanders             For       For          Management

8     Elect Director R.J. Simmons             For       For          Management

9     Elect Director R.K. Templeton           For       For          Management

10    Elect Director C.T. Whitman             For       For          Management

11    Advisory Vote to Ratify Named Executive For       For          Management

      Officers' Compensation                                                   

12    Advisory Vote on Say on Pay Frequency   Three     One Year     Management

                                              Years                            

13    Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

 


 

 

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THE COCA-COLA COMPANY                                                          

 

Ticker:       KO             Security ID:  191216100                           

Meeting Date: APR 27, 2011   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  FEB 28, 2011                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1     Elect Director Herbert A. Allen         For       For          Management

2     Elect Director Ronald W. Allen          For       For          Management

3     Elect Director Howard G. Buffett        For       For          Management

4     Elect Director Barry Diller             For       For          Management

5     Elect Director Evan G. Greenberg        For       For          Management

6     Elect Director Alexis M. Herman         For       For          Management

7     Elect Director Muhtar Kent              For       For          Management

8     Elect Director Donald R. Keough         For       For          Management

9     Elect Director Maria Elena Lagomasino   For       For          Management

10    Elect Director Donald F. McHenry        For       For          Management

11    Elect Director Sam Nunn                 For       For          Management

12    Elect Director James D. Robinson III    For       For          Management

13    Elect Director Peter V. Ueberroth       For       For          Management

14    Elect Director Jacob Wallenberg         For       Against      Management

15    Elect Director James B. Williams        For       For          Management

16    Ratify Auditors           ��             For       For          Management

17    Amend Executive Incentive Bonus Plan    For       For          Management

18    Amend Restricted Stock Plan             For       For          Management

19    Advisory Vote to Ratify Named Executive For       For          Management

      Officers' Compensation                                                   

20    Advisory Vote on Say on Pay Frequency   One Year  One Year     Management

21    Publish Report on Chemical Bisphenol-A  Against   Against      Shareholder

      (BPA)                                                                    

 

 

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THE ESTEE LAUDER COMPANIES INC.                                                 

 

Ticker:       EL             Security ID:  518439104                           

Meeting Date: NOV 09, 2010   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  SEP 15, 2010                                                      

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1.1   Elect Director Aerin Lauder             For       For          Management

1.2   Elect Director William P. Lauder        For       For          Management

1.3   Elect Director Lynn Forester de         For       For          Management

      Rothschild                                                               

1.4   Elect Director Richard D. Parsons       For       For          Management

1.5   Elect Director Richard F. Zannino       For       For          Management

2     Amend Omnibus Stock Plan                For       Against      Management

3     Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

 

 


 

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THE MCGRAW-HILL COMPANIES, INC.                                                

 

Ticker:       MHP            Security ID:  580645109                           

Meeting Date: APR 27, 2011   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  MAR 07, 2011                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1     Elect Director Pedro Aspe               For       For          Management

2     Elect Director Winfried Bischoff        For       For          Management

3     Elect Director Douglas N. Daft          For       For          Management

4     Elect Director William D. Green         For       For          Management

5     Elect Director Linda Koch Lorimer       For       For          Management

6     Elect Director Harold McGraw III        For       For          Management

7     Elect Director  Robert P. McGraw        For       For          Management

8     Elect Director Hilda Ochoa-Brillembourg For       For          Management

9     Elect Director Michael Rake             For       For          Management

10    Elect Director Edward B. Rust, Jr.      For       For          Management

11    Elect Director Kurt L. Schmoke          For       For          Management

12    Elect Director Sidney Taurel            For       For          Management

13    Provide Right to Call Special Meeting   For       For          Management

14    Advisory Vote to Ratify Named Executive For       For          Management

      Officers' Compensation                                                   

15    Advisory Vote on Say on Pay Frequency   One Year  One Year     Management

16    Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

17    Provide Right to Act by Written Consent Against   For          Shareholder

 

 

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THE PROCTER & GAMBLE COMPANY                                                    

 

Ticker:       PG             Security ID:  742718109                           

Meeting Date: OCT 12, 2010   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  AUG 13, 2010                                                      

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1     Elect Director Angela F. Braly          For       For          Management

2     Elect Director Kenneth I. Chenault      For       For          Management

3     Elect Director Scott D. Cook            For       For          Management

4     Elect Director Rajat K. Gupta           For       For          Management

5     Elect Director Robert A. Mcdonald       For       For          Management

6     Elect Director W. James Mcnerney, Jr.   For       For          Management

7     Elect Director Johnathan A. Rodgers     For       For          Management

8     Elect Director Mary A. Wilderotter      For       For          Management

9     Elect Director Patricia A. Woertz       For       For          Management

10    Elect Director Ernesto Zedillo          For       For          Management

11    Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

12    Provide for Cumulative Voting           Against   Against      Shareholder

 

 

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THE WALT DISNEY COMPANY                                                        

 

Ticker:       DIS            Security ID:  254687106                           

Meeting Date: MAR 23, 2011   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  JAN 24, 2011                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1     Elect Director Susan E. Arnold          For       For          Management

2     Elect Director John E. Bryson           For       For          Management

3     Elect Director John S. Chen             For       For          Management

4     Elect Director Judith L. Estrin         For       For          Management

5     Elect Director Robert A. Iger           For       For          Management

6     Elect Director Steven P. Jobs           For       For          Management

7     Elect Director Fred H. Langhammer       For       For          Management

8     Elect Director Aylwin B. Lewis          For       For          Management

9     Elect Director Monica C. Lozano         For       For          Management

10    Elect Director Robert W. Matschullat    For       For          Management

11    Elect Director John E. Pepper, Jr.      For       For          Management

12    Elect Director Sheryl Sandberg          For       For          Management

13    Elect Director Orin C. Smith            For       For          Management

14    Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

15    Approve Omnibus Stock Plan              For       For          Management

16    Advisory Vote to Ratify Named Executive For       For          Management

      Officers' Compensation                                                   

17    Advisory Vote on Say on Pay Frequency   One Year  One Year     Management

18    Prohibit Retesting Performance Goals    Against   For          Shareholder

 

 

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TOTAL SA                                                                       

 

Ticker:       FP             Security ID:  89151E109                           

Meeting Date: MAY 13, 2011   Meeting Type: Annual/Special                      

Record Date:  APR 05, 2011                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1     Approve Financial Statements and        For       For          Management

      Statutory Reports                                                        

2     Accept Consolidated Financial           For       For          Management

      Statements and Statutory Reports                                         

3     Approve Allocation of Income and        For       For          Management

      Dividends of EUR 2.28 per Share                                          

4     Approve Auditors' Special Report on     For       For          Management

      Related-Party Transactions                                               

5     Authorize Repurchase of Up to 10        For       For          Management

      Percent of Issued Share Capital                                          

6     Reelect Patricia Barbizet as Director   For       Against      Management

7     Reelect Paul Desmarais Jr. as Director  For       Against      Management

8     Reelect Claude Mandil as Director       For       For          Management

9     Elect Marie-Christine Coisne as         For       For          Management

      Director                                                                 

10    Elect Barbara Kux as Director           For       For          Management

11    Authorize up to 0.8 Percent of Issued   For       For          Management


 

      Capital for Use in Restricted Stock                                      

      Plan                                                                      

A     Amend Article 9 of Bylaws Re: Share     Against   Against      Shareholder

      Ownership Disclosure Threshold                                           

      Publication                                                               

 

 

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UNITED TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION                                                

 

Ticker:       UTX            Security ID:  913017109                           

Meeting Date: APR 13, 2011   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  FEB 15, 2011                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1     Elect Director Louis R. Chenevert       For       For          Management

2     Elect Director John V. Faraci           For       For          Management

3     Elect Director Jean-Pierre Garnier      For       For          Management

4     Elect Director Jamie S. Gorelick        For       For          Management

5     Elect Director Edward A. Kangas         For       For          Management

6     Elect Director Ellen J. Kullman         For       For          Management

7     Elect Director Charles R. Lee           For       For          Management

8     Elect Director Richard D. McCormick     For       For          Management

9     Elect Director Harold McGraw III        For       For          Management

10    Elect Director Richard B. Myers         For       For          Management

11    Elect Director H. Patrick Swygert       For       For          Management

12    Elect Director Andre Villeneuve         For       For          Management

13    Elect Director Christine Todd Whitman   For       For          Management

14    Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

15    Amend Omnibus Stock Plan                For       For          Management

16    Advisory Vote to Ratify Named Executive For       For          Management

      Officers' Compensation                                                   

17    Advisory Vote on Say on Pay Frequency   None      One Year     Management

18    Stock Retention/Holding Period          Against   Against      Shareholder

 

 

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WAL-MART STORES, INC.                                                          

 

Ticker:       WMT            Security ID:  931142103                           

Meeting Date: JUN 03, 2011   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  APR 06, 2011                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1     Elect Director Aida M. Alvarez          For       For          Management

2     Elect Director James W. Breyer          For       For          Management

3     Elect Director M. Michele Burns         For       For          Management

4     Elect Director James I. Cash, Jr.       For       For          Management

5     Elect Director Roger C. Corbett         For       For          Management

6     Elect Director Douglas N. Daft          For       For          Management

7     Elect Director Michael T. Duke          For       For          Management

8     Elect Director Gregory B. Penner        For       For          Management


 

9     Elect Director Steven S Reinemund       For       For          Management

10    Elect Director H. Lee Scott, Jr.        For       For          Management

11    Elect Director Arne M. Sorenson         For       For          Management

12    Elect Director Jim C. Walton            For       For          Management

13    Elect Director S. Robson Walton         For       For          Management

14    Elect Director Christopher J. Williams  For       For          Management

15    Elect Director Linda S. Wolf            For       For          Management

16    Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

17    Advisory Vote to Ratify Named Executive For       For          Management

      Officers' Compensation                                                   

18    Advisory Vote on Say on Pay Frequency   One Year  One Year     Management

19    Amend EEO Policy to Prohibit            Against   Against      Shareholder

      Discrimination based on Gender Identity                                  

20    Report on Political Contributions       Against   Against      Shareholder

21    Amend Articles/Bylaws/Charter -- Call   Against   For          Shareholder

      Special Meetings                                                         

22    Require Suppliers to Produce            Against   Against      Shareholder

      Sustainability Reports                                                    

23    Report on Climate Change Business Risks Against   Against      Shareholder

 

 

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WALGREEN CO.                                                                    

 

Ticker:       WAG            Security ID:  931422109                           

Meeting Date: JAN 12, 2011   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  NOV 15, 2010                                                      

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1     Elect Director David J. Brailer         For       For          Management

2     Elect Director Steven A. Davis          For       For          Management

3     Elect Director William C. Foote         For       For          Management

4     Elect Director Mark P. Frissora         For       For          Management

5     Elect Director Ginger L. Graham         For       For          Management

6     Elect Director Alan G. McNally          For       For          Management

7     Elect Director Nancy M. Schlichting     For       For          Management

8     Elect Director David Y. Schwartz        For       For          Management

9     Elect Director Alejandro Silva          For       For          Management

10    Elect Director James A. Skinner         For       For          Management

11    Elect Director Gregory D. Wasson        For       For          Management

12    Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

13    Amend Articles of Incorporation to      For       For          Management

      Revise the Purpose Clause                                                

14    Reduce Supermajority Vote Requirement   For       For          Management

15    Rescind Fair Price Provision            For       For          Management

16    Amend Articles/Bylaws/Charter -- Call   Against   Against      Shareholder

      Special Meetings                                                          

17    Performance-Based Equity Awards         Against   For          Shareholder

 

 

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WHOLE FOODS MARKET, INC.                                                       


 

 

Ticker:       WFM            Security ID:  966837106                           

Meeting Date: FEB 28, 2011   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  JAN 03, 2011                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1.1   Elect Director John Elstrott            For       For          Management

1.2   Elect Director Gabrielle Greene         For       For          Management

1.3   Elect Director Shahid (Hass) Hassan     For       For          Management

1.4   Elect Director Stephanie Kugelman       For       For          Management

1.5   Elect Director John Mackey              For       For          Management

1.6   Elect Director Walter Robb              For       For          Management

1.7   Elect Director Jonathan Seiffer         For       For          Management

1.8   Elect Director Morris (Mo) Siegel       For       For          Management

1.9   Elect Director Jonathan Sokoloff        For       For          Management

1.10  Elect Director Ralph Sorenson           For       For          Management

1.11  Elect Director W. (Kip) Tindell, III    For       For          Management

2     Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

3     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named Executive For       For          Management

      Officers' Compensation                                                   

4     Advisory Vote on Say on Pay Frequency   Two Years One Year     Management

5     Amend Articles/Bylaws/Charter --        Against   For          Shareholder

      Removal of Directors                                                     

6     Require Independent Board Chairman      Against   For          Shareholder

 

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SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Investment Company Act of 1940, the Registrant has duly caused this Report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.

 

Dreyfus Appreciation Fund, Inc.

 

 

By:       /s/ Bradley J. Skapyak

            Bradley J. Skapyak

            President

 

Date:

August 23, 2011