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BNY Mellon Appreciation Fund

Filed: 19 Aug 13, 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)

 

John Pak, 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, 2012-June 30, 2013

 

 

 

 


 

 

Item 1.  Proxy Voting Record

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 
 

 

 

 

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ABBOTT LABORATORIES                                                            

 

Ticker:       ABT            Security ID:  002824100                           

Meeting Date: APR 26, 2013   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  FEB 27, 2013                                                     

 

#     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 Sally E. Blount          For       For          Management

1.4   Elect Director W. James Farrell         For       For          Management

1.5   Elect Director Edward M. Liddy          For       For          Management

1.6   Elect Director Nancy McKinstry          For       For          Management

1.7   Elect Director Phebe N. Novakovic       For       For          Management

1.8   Elect Director William A. Osborn        For       For          Management

1.9   Elect Director Samuel C. Scott, III     For       For          Management

1.10  Elect Director Glenn F. Tilton          For       For          Management

1.11  Elect Director Miles D. White           For       For          Management

2     Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

3     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named           For       For          Management

      Executive Officers' Compensation                                         

4     Label and Eliminate GMO Ingredients in  Against   Against      Shareholder

      Products                                                                 

5     Report on Lobbying Payments and Policy  Against   Against      Shareholder

6     Require Independent Board Chairman      Against   Against      Shareholder

7     Stock Retention/Holding Period          Against   Against      Shareholder

8     Cease Compliance Adjustments to         Against   For          Shareholder

      Performance Criteria                                                     

9     Pro-rata Vesting of Equity Awards       Against   For          Shareholder

 

 

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ABBVIE INC.                                                                    

 

Ticker:       ABBV           Security ID:  00287Y109                           

Meeting Date: MAY 06, 2013   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  MAR 08, 2013                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1.1   Elect Director William H.L. Burnside    For       For          Management

1.2   Elect Director Edward J. Rapp           For       For          Management

1.3   Elect Director Roy S. Roberts           For       For          Management

2     Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

3     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named           For       For          Management

      Executive Officers' Compensation                                         

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

5     Approve Omnibus Stock Plan              For       For          Management

 

 


 

 

 

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AIR PRODUCTS AND CHEMICALS, INC.                                               

 

Ticker:       APD            Security ID:  009158106                           

Meeting Date: JAN 24, 2013   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  NOV 30, 2012                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1a    Elect Director William L. Davis, III    For       Against      Management

1b    Elect Director W. Douglas Ford          For       Against      Management

1c    Elect Director Evert Henkes             For       For          Management

1d    Elect Director Margaret G. McGlynn      For       For          Management

2     Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

3     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named           For       Against      Management

      Executive Officers' Compensation                                         

4     Approve Omnibus Stock Plan              For       For          Management

5     Declassify the Board of Directors       Against   For          Shareholder

 

 

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ALTRIA GROUP, INC.                                                             

 

Ticker:       MO             Security ID:  02209S103                            

Meeting Date: MAY 16, 2013   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  MAR 25, 2013                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor    

1.1   Elect Director Gerald L. Baliles        For       For          Management

1.2   Elect Director Martin J. Barrington     For       For          Management

1.3   Elect Director John T. Casteen, III ��   For       For          Management

1.4   Elect Director Dinyar S. Devitre        For       For          Management

1.5   Elect Director Thomas F. Farrell, II    For       For          Management

1.6   Elect Director Thomas W. Jones          For       For          Management

1.7   Elect Director Debra J. Kelly-Ennis     For       For          Management

1.8   Elect Director W. Leo Kiely, III        For       For          Management

1.9   Elect Director Kathryn B. McQuade       For       For          Management

1.10  Elect Director George Munoz             For       For          Management

1.11  Elect Director Nabil Y. Sakkab          For       For          Management

2     Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

3     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named           For       For          Management

      Executive Officers' Compensation                                         

4     Report on Lobbying Payments and Policy  Against   Against      Shareholder

 

 

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AMERICAN EXPRESS COMPANY                                                       

 

Ticker:       AXP            Security ID:  025816109                           

Meeting Date: APR 29, 2013   Meeting Type: Annual                               

Record Date:  MAR 01, 2013                                                     

 


 

 

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1.1   Elect Director Charlene Barshefsky      For       For          Management

1.2   Elect Director Ursula M. Burns          For       For          Management

1.3   Elect Director Kenneth I. Chenault      For       For          Management

1.4   Elect Director Peter Chernin            For       For          Management

1.5   Elect Director Anne Lauvergeon          For       For          Management

1.6   Elect Director Theodore J. Leonsis      For       For          Management

1.7   Elect Director Richard C. Levin         For       For          Management

1.8   Elect Director Richard A. McGinn        For       For          Management

1.9   Elect Director Samuel J. Palmisano      For       For          Management

1.10  Elect Director Steven S Reinemund       For       For          Management

1.11  Elect Director Daniel L. Vasella        For       For          Management

1.12  Elect Director Robert D. Walter         For       For          Management

1.13  Elect Director Ronald A. Williams       For       For          Management

2     Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

3     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named           For       For          Management

      Executive Officers' Compensation                                         

4     Require Independent Board Chairman      Against   Against      Shareholder

 

 

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APPLE INC.                                                                     

 

Ticker:       AAPL           Security ID:  037833100                            

Meeting Date: FEB 27, 2013   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  JAN 02, 2013                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1.1   Elect Director William Campbell         For       For          Management

1.2   Elect Director Timothy Cook             For       For          Management

1.3   Elect Director Millard Drexler          For       For          Management

1.4   Elect Director Al Gore                  For       For          Management

1.5   Elect Director Robert Iger              For       For          Management

1.6   Elect Director Andrea Jung              For       For          Management

1.7   Elect Director Arthur Levinson          For       For          Management

1.8   Elect Director Ronald Sugar             For       For          Management

2     Amend Articles of Incorporation         For       For          Management

3     Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

4     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named           For       For          Management

      Executive Officers' Compensation                                         

5     Stock Retention/Holding Period          Against   Against      Shareholder

6     Establish Board Committee on Human      Against   Against      Shareholder

      Rights                                                                   

 

 

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ARCOS DORADOS HOLDINGS INC                                                     

 

Ticker:       ARCO           Security ID:  G0457F107                           

Meeting Date: APR 25, 2013   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  MAR 19, 2013                                                     

 


 

 

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1     Accept Financial Statements and         For       Against      Management

      Statutory Reports (Voting)                                               

2     Ratify Ernst & Young as Auditors and    For       Against      Management

      Authorize Board to Fix Their                                             

      Remuneration                                                              

3.1   Elect Annette Franqui as a Director     For       Withhold     Management

3.2   Elect Carlos Hernandez-Artigas as a     For       Withhold     Management

      Director                                                                  

3.3   Elect Alejandro Ramirez Magana as a     For       For          Management

      Director                                                                 

 

 

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AUTOMATIC DATA PROCESSING, INC.                                                

 

Ticker:       ADP            Security ID:  053015103                           

Meeting Date: NOV 13, 2012   Meeting Type: Annual                               

Record Date:  SEP 14, 2012                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1.1   Elect Director Ellen R. Alemany         For       For          Management

1.2   Elect Director Gregory D. Brenneman     For       For          Management

1.3   Elect Director Leslie A. Brun           For       For          Management

1.4   Elect Director Richard T. Clark         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 Carlos A. Rodriguez      For       For          Management

1.10  Elect Director Enrique T. Salem         For       For          Management

1.11  Elect Director Gregory L. Summe         For       For          Management

2     Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

3     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named           For       For          Management

      Executive Officers' Compensation                                          

 

 

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BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC.                                                        

 

Ticker:       BRK.B          Security ID:  084670108                           

Meeting Date: MAY 04, 2013   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  MAR 06, 2013                                                     

 

#     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

1.13  Elect Director Meryl B. Witmer          For       For          Management

2     Adopt Quantitative Goals for GHG and    Against   Against      Shareholder

      Other Air Emissions                                                      

 

 

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BLACKROCK, INC.                                                                

 

Ticker:       BLK            Security ID:  09247X101                           

Meeting Date: MAY 30, 2013   Meeting Type: Annual                               

Record Date:  APR 03, 2013                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1a    Elect Director Abdlatif Yousef Al-Hamad For       For          Management

1b    Elect Director Mathis Cabiallavetta     For       For          Management

1c    Elect Director Dennis D. Dammerman      For       Against      Management

1d    Elect Director Jessica P. Einhorn       For       For          Management

1e    Elect Director Fabrizio Freda           For       For          Management

1f    Elect Director David H. Komansky        For       Against      Management

1g    Elect Director James E. Rohr            For       For          Management

1h    Elect Director Susan L. Wagner          For       For          Management

2     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named           For       Against      Management

      Executive Officers' Compensation                                         

3     Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

 

 

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CANADIAN NATURAL RESOURCES LIMITED                                             

 

Ticker:       CNQ            Security ID:  136385101                           

Meeting Date: MAY 02, 2013   Meeting Type: Annual/Special                      

Record Date:  MAR 13, 2013                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1     Elect C.M. Best, N. M. Edwards, T.W.    For       For          Management

      Faithfull, G. A. Filmon, C. L. Fong, G.                                  

      D. Giffin, W.A. Gobert, S.W. Laut, K.A.                                   

       J. MacPhail, F.J. McKenna, E.R. Smith                                   

      and D.A. Tuer as Directors                                               

1.1   Elect Director Catherine M. Best        For       For          Management

1.2   Elect Director N. Murray Edwards        For       For          Management

1.3   Elect Director Timothy W. Faithfull     For       For          Management

1.4   Elect Director Gary A. Filmon           For       For          Management

1.5   Elect Director Christopher L. Fong      For       For          Management

1.6   Elect Director Gordon D. Giffin         For       For          Management

1.7   Elect Director Wilfred A. Gobert        For       For          Management

 


 

 

1.8   Elect Director Steve W. Laut            For       For          Management

1.9   Elect Director Keith A. J. MacPhail     For       For          Management

1.10  Elect Director Frank J. McKenna         For       For          Management

1.11  Elect Director Eldon R. Smith           For       For          Management

1.12  Elect Director David A. Tuer            For       For          Management

2     Approve PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as   For       For          Management

      Auditors and Authorize Board to Fix                                       

      Their Remuneration                                                       

3     Re-approve Stock Option Plan            For       For          Management

4     Advisory Vote on Executive              For       Against      Management

      Compensation Approach                                                    

 

 

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CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY LIMITED                                                

 

Ticker:       CP             Security ID:  13645T100                           

Meeting Date: MAY 01, 2013   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  MAR 12, 2013                                                      

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1     Ratify Deloitte LLP as Auditors         For       For          Management

2     Advisory Vote on Executive              For       Against      Management

      Compensation Approach                                                    

3.1   Elect Director William A. Ackman        For       For          Management

3.2   Elect Director Gary F. Colter           For       For          Management

3.3   Elect Director Isabelle Courville       For       For          Management

3.4   Elect Director Paul G. Haggis           For       For          Management

3.5   Elect Director E. Hunter Harrison       For       For          Management

3.6   Elect Director Paul C. Hilal            For       For          Management

3.7   Elect Director Krystyna T. Hoeg         For       For          Management

3.8   Elect Director Richard C. Kelly         For       For          Management

3.9   Elect Director Rebecca MacDonald        For       For          Management

3.10  Elect Director Anthony R. Melman        For       For          Management

3.11  Elect Director Linda J. Morgan          For       For          Management

3.12  Elect Director Andrew F. Reardon        For       For          Management

3.13  Elect Director Stephen C. Tobias        For       For          Management

 

 

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CATERPILLAR INC.                                                                

 

Ticker:       CAT            Security ID:  149123101                           

Meeting Date: JUN 12, 2013   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  APR 15, 2013                                                     

 

#     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 Juan Gallardo            For       For          Management

1.4   Elect Director David R. Goode           For       For          Management

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

 


 

 

1.6   Elect Director Jon M. Huntsman, 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     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named           For       For          Management

      Executive Officers' Compensation                                         

4     Require a Majority Vote for the         Against   For          Shareholder

      Election of Directors                                                    

5     Provide Right to Act by Written Consent Against   Against      Shareholder

6     Stock Retention/Holding Period          Against   Against      Shareholder

7     Include Sustainability as a             Against   Against      Shareholder

      Performance Measure for Senior                                           

      Executive Compensation                                                   

8     Review and Assess Human Rights Policies Against   Against      Shareholder

9     Prohibit Sales to the Government of     Against   Against      Shareholder

      Sudan                                                                     

 

 

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CHEVRON CORPORATION                                                            

 

Ticker:       CVX            Security ID:  166764100                           

Meeting Date: MAY 29, 2013   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  APR 03, 2013                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1a    Elect Director Linnet F. Deily          For       For          Management

1b    Elect Director Robert E. Denham         For       For          Management

1c    Elect Director Alice P. Gast            For       For          Management

1d    Elect Director Enrique Hernandez, Jr.   For       For          Management

1e    Elect Director George L. Kirkland       For       For          Management

1f    Elect Director Charles W. Moorman, IV   For       For          Management

1g    Elect Director Kevin W. Sharer          For       For          Management

1h    Elect Director John G. Stumpf           For       For          Management

1i    Elect Director Ronald D. Sugar          For       For          Management

1j    Elect Director Carl Ware                For       For          Management

1k    Elect Director John S. Watson           For       For          Management

2     Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

3     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named           For       For          Management

      Executive Officers' Compensation                                         

4     Amend Omnibus Stock Plan                For       For          Management

5     Report on Management of Hydraulic       Against   Against      Shareholder

      Fracturing Risks and Opportunities                                       

6     Report on Offshore Oil Wells and Spill  Against   Against      Shareholder

      Mitigation Measures                                                       

7     Report on Financial Risks of Climate    Against   Against      Shareholder

 


 

 

      Change                                                                   

8     Report on Lobbying Payments and Policy  Against   Against      Shareholder

9     Prohibit Political Contributions        Against   Against      Shareholder

10    Provide for Cumulative Voting           Against   Against      Shareholder

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

      Special Meetings                                                         

12    Require Director Nominee with           Against   Against      Shareholder

      Environmental Expertise                                                  

13    Adopt Guidelines for Country Selection  Against   Against      Shareholder

 

 

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CHRISTIAN DIOR                                                                 

 

Ticker:       CDI            Security ID:  F26334106                           

Meeting Date: OCT 26, 2012   Meeting Type: Annual/Special                      

Record Date:  OCT 22, 2012                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1     Approve Financial Statements and        For       For          Management

      Statutory Reports                                                        

2     Approve 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 1.10 per Share                                          

5     Authorize Repurchase of Up to 10        For       For          Management

      Percent of Issued Share Capital                                          

6     Authorize Capitalization of Reserves    For       For          Management

      of Up to EUR 80 Million for Bonus                                        

      Issue or Increase in Par Value                                           

7     Approve Reduction in Share Capital via  For       For          Management

      Cancellation of Repurchased Shares                                       

8     Authorize Issuance of Equity or         For       For          Management

      Equity-Linked Securities with                                            

      Preemptive Rights up to Aggregate                                        

      Nominal Amount of EUR 80 Million                                         

9     Authorize Issuance of Equity or         For       Against      Management

      Equity-Linked Securities without                                         

      Preemptive Rights up to Aggregate                                         

      Nominal Amount of EUR 80 Million                                         

10    Approve Issuance of Shares up to 20     For       Against      Management

      Percent of Issued Capital Per Year, up                                    

      to EUR 80 Million Reserved for Private                                   

      Placement                                                                

11    Authorize Board to Set Issue Price for  For       Against      Management

      10 Percent Per Year of Issued Capital                                    

      Pursuant to Issue Authority without                                      

      Preemptive Rights                                                        

12    Authorize Board to Increase Capital in  For       Against      Management

      the Event of Additional Demand Related                                   

      to Delegation Submitted to Shareholder                                   

 


 

 

      Vote Under Items 8 to 10                                                 

13    Authorize Capital Increase of Up to     For       Against      Management

      EUR 80 Million for Future Exchange                                       

      Offers                                                                    

14    Authorize Capital Increase of up to 10  For       Against      Management

      Percent of Issued Capital for Future                                     

      Acquisitions                                                              

15    Approve Employee Stock Purchase Plan    For       For          Management

16    Set Total Limit for Capital Increase    For       For          Management

      to Result from All Issuance Requests                                      

      at EUR 80 Million                                                        

17    Authorize up to 1 Percent of Issued     For       Against      Management

      Capital for Use in Restricted Stock                                       

      Plan                                                                     

18    Amend Article 15 of Bylaws Re: Age      For       For          Management

      Limit for CEO and Vice CEOs; Change                                      

      Fiscal Year Start to July 1, and                                         

      Fiscal Year End to June 30, and Amend                                    

      Article 24 of Bylaws Accordingly                                         

 

 

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COMCAST CORPORATION                                                            

 

Ticker:       CMCSA          Security ID:  20030N101                           

Meeting Date: MAY 15, 2013   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  MAR 06, 2013                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1.1   Elect Director Kenneth J. Bacon         For       For          Management

1.2   Elect Director Sheldon M. Bonovitz      For       For          Management

1.3   Elect Director Joseph J. Collins        For       For          Management

1.4   Elect Director J. Michael Cook          For       For          Management

1.5   Elect Director Gerald L. Hassell        For       For          Management

1.6   Elect Director Jeffrey A. Honickman     For       For          Management

1.7   Elect Director Eduardo G. Mestre        For       For          Management

1.8   Elect Director Brian L. Roberts         For       For          Management

1.9   Elect Director Ralph J. Roberts         For       For          Management

1.10  Elect Director Johnathan A. Rodgers     For       For          Management

1.11  Elect Director Judith Rodin             For       For          Management

2     Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

3     Pro-rata Vesting of Equity Awards       Against   For          Shareholder

4     Approve Recapitalization Plan for all   Against   For          Shareholder

      Stock to Have One-vote per Share                                         

 

 

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CONOCOPHILLIPS                                                                  

 

Ticker:       COP            Security ID:  20825C104                           

Meeting Date: MAY 14, 2013   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  MAR 15, 2013                                                      

 


 

 

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1a    Elect Director Richard L. Armitage      For       For          Management

1b    Elect Director Richard H. Auchinleck    For       For          Management

1c    Elect Director James E. Copeland, Jr.   For       For          Management

1d    Elect Director Jody L. Freeman          For       For          Management

1e    Elect Director Gay Huey Evans           For       For          Management

1f    Elect Director Ryan M. Lance            For       For          Management

1g    Elect Director Mohd H. Marican          For       For          Management

1h    Elect Director Robert A. Niblock        For       For          Management

1i    Elect Director Harald J. Norvik         For       For          Management

1j    Elect Director William E. Wade, Jr.     For       For          Management

2     Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

3     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named           For       For          Management

      Executive Officers' Compensation                                         

4     Report on Lobbying Payments and Policy  Against   Against      Shareholder

5     Adopt Quantitative GHG Goals for        Against   Against      Shareholder

      Products and Operations                                                  

6     Amend EEO Policy to Prohibit            Against   Against      Shareholder

      Discrimination based on Gender Identity                                  

 

 

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EXXON MOBIL CORPORATION                                                        

 

Ticker:       XOM            Security ID:  30231G102                           

Meeting Date: MAY 29, 2013   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  APR 04, 2013                                                     

 

#     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 U.M. Burns               For       For          Management

1.4   Elect Director L.R. Faulkner            For       For          Management

1.5   Elect Director J.S. Fishman             For       Withhold     Management

1.6   Elect Director H.H. Fore                For       For          Management

1.7   Elect Director K.C. Frazier             For       For          Management

1.8   Elect Director W.W. George              For       Withhold     Management

1.9   Elect Director S.J. Palmisano           For       Withhold     Management

1.10  Elect Director S.S. Reinemund           For       For          Management

1.11  Elect Director R.W. Tillerson           For       For          Management

1.12  Elect Director W.C. Weldon              For       For          Management

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

2     Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

3     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named           For       Against      Management

      Executive Officers' Compensation                                         

4     Require Independent Board Chairman      Against   For          Shareholder

5     Require a Majority Vote for the         Against   For          Shareholder

      Election of Directors                                                     

6     Limit Directors to a Maximum of Three   Against   Against      Shareholder

      Board Memberships in Companies with                                      

      Sales over $500 Million Annually                                          

7     Report on Lobbying Payments and Policy  Against   Against      Shareholder

 


 

 

8     Study Feasibility of Prohibiting        Against   Against      Shareholder

      Political Contributions                                                   

9     Adopt Sexual Orientation Anti-bias      Against   Against      Shareholder

      Policy                                                                   

10    Report on Management of Hydraulic       Against   Against      Shareholder

      Fracturing Risks and Opportunities                                       

11    Adopt Quantitative GHG Goals for        Against   Against      Shareholder

      Products and Operations                                                  

 

 

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FRANKLIN RESOURCES, INC.                                                       

 

Ticker:       BEN            Security ID:  354613101                           

Meeting Date: MAR 13, 2013   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  JAN 16, 2013                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1a    Elect Director Samuel H. Armacost       For       Against      Management

1b    Elect Director Peter K. Barker          For       For          Management

1c    Elect Director Charles Crocker          For       Against      Management

1d    Elect Director Charles B. Johnson       For       For          Management

1e    Elect Director Gregory E. Johnson       For       For          Management

1f    Elect Director Rupert H. Johnson, Jr.   For       For          Management

1g    Elect Director Mark C. Pigott           For       Against      Management

1h    Elect Director Chutta Ratnathicam       For       For          Management

1i    Elect Director Laura Stein              For       For          Management

1j    Elect Director Anne M. Tatlock          For       For          Management

1k    Elect Director Geoffrey Y. Yang         For       For          Management

2     Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

3     Institute Procedures to Prevent         Against   Against      Shareholder

      Investments in Companies that                                            

      Contribute to Genocide or Crimes                                         

      Against Humanity                                                         

 

 

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GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY                                                       

 

Ticker:       GE             Security ID:  369604103                           

Meeting Date: APR 24, 2013   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  FEB 25, 2013                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1     Elect Director W. Geoffrey Beattie      For       For          Management

2     Elect Director John J. Brennan          For       For          Management

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

4     Elect Director Francisco D'Souza        For       For          Management

5     Elect Director Marijn E. Dekkers        For       For          Management

6     Elect Director Ann M. Fudge             For       For          Management

7     Elect Director Susan Hockfield          For       For          Management

8     Elect Director Jeffrey R. Immelt        For       For          Management

 


 

 

9     Elect Director Andrea Jung              For       For          Management

10    Elect Director Robert W. Lane           For       For          Management

11    Elect Director Ralph S. Larsen          For       For          Management

12    Elect Director Rochelle B. Lazarus      For       For          Management

13    Elect Director James J. Mulva           For       For          Management

14    Elect Director Mary L. Schapiro         For       For          Management

15    Elect Director Robert J. Swieringa      For       For          Management

16    Elect Director James S. Tisch           For       For          Management

17    Elect Director Douglas A. Warner, III   For       For          Management

18    Advisory Vote to Ratify Named           For       For          Management

      Executive Officers' Compensation                                         

19    Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

20    Cessation of All Stock Options and      Against   Against      Shareholder

      Bonuses                                                                  

21    Establish Term Limits for Directors     Against   Against      Shareholder

22    Require Independent Board Chairman      Against   Against      Shareholder

23    Provide Right to Act by Written Consent Against   Against      Shareholder

24    Stock Retention/Holding Period          Against   For          Shareholder

25    Require More Director Nominations Than  Against   Against      Shareholder

      Open Seats                                                               

 

 

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HSBC HOLDINGS PLC                                                              

 

Ticker:       HSBA           Security ID:  404280406                           

Meeting Date: MAY 24, 2013   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  APR 03, 2013                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1     Accept Financial Statements and         For       For          Management

      Statutory Reports                                                        

2     Approve Remuneration Report             For       For          Management

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

3(b)  Re-elect Laura Cha as Director          For       For          Management

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

3(d)  Elect Jim Comey as Director             For       For          Management

3(e)  Re-elect John Coombe as Director        For       For          Management

3(f)  Re-elect Joachim Faber as Director      For       For          Management

3(g)  Re-elect Rona Fairhead as Director      For       For          Management

3(h)  Elect Renato Fassbind as Director       For       For          Management

3(i)  Re-elect Douglas Flint as Director      For       For          Management

3(j)  Re-elect Stuart Gulliver as Director    For       For          Management

3(k)  Re-elect James Hughes-Hallett as        For       For          Management

      Director                                                                 

3(l)  Re-elect William Laidlaw as Director    For       For          Management

3(m)  Re-elect John Lipsky as Director        For       For          Management

3(n)  Re-elect Janis Lomax as Director        For       For          Management

3(o)  Re-elect Iain Mackay as Director        For       For          Management

3(p)  Re-elect Sir Simon Robertson as         For       For          Management

      Director                                                                 

3(q)  Re-elect John Thornton as Director      For       For          Management

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     Authorise Market Purchase of Ordinary   For       For          Management

      Shares                                                                    

8     Authorise the Company to Call EGM with  For       For          Management

      Two Weeks' Notice                                                        

 

 

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IMPERIAL OIL LIMITED                                                           

 

Ticker:       IMO            Security ID:  453038408                           

Meeting Date: APR 25, 2013   Meeting Type: Annual                               

Record Date:  MAR 04, 2013                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1     Ratify PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as    For       For          Management

      Auditors                                                                   

2.1   Elect Director K.T. (Krystyna) Hoeg     For       For          Management

2.2   Elect Director R.M. (Richard) Kruger    For       For          Management

2.3   Elect Director J.M. (Jack) Mintz        For       For          Management

2.4   Elect Director D.S. (David) Sutherland  For       For          Management

2.5   Elect Director S.D. (Sheelagh)          For       For          Management

      Whittaker                                                                 

2.6   Elect Director D.W. (Darren) Woods      For       For          Management

2.7   Elect Director V.L. (Victor) Young      For       For          Management

 

 

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INTEL CORPORATION                                                              

 

Ticker:       INTC           Security ID:  458140100                           

Meeting Date: MAY 16, 2013   Meeting Type: Annual                               

Record Date:  MAR 18, 2013                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1a    Elect Director Charlene Barshefsky      For       For          Management

1b    Elect Director Andy D. Bryant           For       For          Management

1c    Elect Director Susan L. Decker          For       For          Management

1d    Elect Director John J. Donahoe          For       Against      Management

1e    Elect Director Reed E. Hundt            For       For          Management

1f    Elect Director James D. Plummer         For       For          Management

1g    Elect Director David S. Pottruck        For       Against      Management

1h    Elect Director Frank D. Yeary           For       For          Management

1i    Elect Director David B. Yoffie          For       Against      Management

2     Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

3     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named           For       Against      Management

      Executive Officers' Compensation                                         

4     Amend Omnibus Stock Plan                For       For          Management

 


 

 

5     Stock Retention/Holding Period          Against   Against      Shareholder

 

 

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INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION                                    

 

Ticker:       IBM            Security ID:  459200101                           

Meeting Date: APR 30, 2013   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  MAR 01, 2013                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1.1   Elect Director Alain J.P. Belda         For       Against      Management

1.2   Elect Director William R. Brody         For       For          Management

1.3   Elect Director Kenneth I. Chenault      For       For          Management

1.4   Elect Director Michael L. Eskew         For       For          Management

1.5   Elect Director David N. Farr            For       For          Management

1.6   Elect Director Shirley Ann Jackson      For       For          Management

1.7   Elect Director Andrew N. Liveris        For       Against      Management

1.8   Elect Director W. James McNerney, Jr.   For       For          Management

1.9   Elect Director James W. Owens           For       For          Management

1.10  Elect Director Virginia M. Rometty      For       For          Management

1.11  Elect Director Joan E. Spero            For       For          Management

1.12  Elect Director Sidney Taurel            For       For          Management

1.13  Elect Director Lorenzo H. Zambrano      For       For          Management

2     Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

3     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named           For       For          Management

      Executive Officers' Compensation                                          

4     Report on Lobbying Payments and Policy  Against   Against      Shareholder

5     Provide Right to Act by Written Consent Against   For          Shareholder

6     Require Independent Board Chairman      Against   For          Shareholder

7     Stock Retention/Holding Period          Against   For          Shareholder

 

 

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INTUITIVE SURGICAL, INC.                                                        

 

Ticker:       ISRG           Security ID:  46120E602                           

Meeting Date: APR 25, 2013   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  FEB 25, 2013                                                      

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1.1   Elect Director Amal M. Johnson          For       Against      Management

1.2   Elect Director Eric H. Halvorson        For       Against      Management

1.3   Elect Director Alan J. Levy             For       Against      Management

2     Amend Omnibus Stock Plan                For       Against      Management

3     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named           For       Against      Management

      Executive Officers' Compensation                                         

4     Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

 

 

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JOHNSON & JOHNSON                                                               

 

Ticker:       JNJ            Security ID:  478160104                           

Meeting Date: APR 25, 2013   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  FEB 26, 2013                                                      

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1.1   Elect Director Mary Sue Coleman         For       For          Management

1.2   Elect Director James G. Cullen          For       For          Management

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

1.4   Elect Director Alex Gorsky              For       For          Management

1.5   Elect Director Michael M.E. Johns       For       Against      Management

1.6   Elect Director Susan L. Lindquist       For       For          Management

1.7   Elect Director Anne M. Mulcahy          For       For          Management

1.8   Elect Director Leo F. Mullin            For       For          Management

1.9   Elect Director William D. Perez         For       Against      Management

1.10  Elect Director Charles Prince           For       Against      Management

1.11  Elect Director A. Eugene Washington     For       For          Management

1.12  Elect Director Ronald A. Williams       For       Against      Management

2     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named           For       Against      Management

      Executive Officers' Compensation                                         

3     Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

4     Stock Retention/Holding Period          Against   Against      Shareholder

5     Screen Political Contributions for      Against   Against      Shareholder

      Consistency with Corporate Values                                        

6     Require Independent Board Chairman      Against   Against      Shareholder

 

 

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JPMORGAN CHASE & CO.                                                            

 

Ticker:       JPM            Security ID:  46625H100                           

Meeting Date: MAY 21, 2013   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  MAR 22, 2013                                                      

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1a    Elect Director James A. Bell            For       For          Management

1b    Elect Director Crandall C.Bowles        For       For          Management

1c    Elect Director Stephen B. Burke         For       For          Management

1d    Elect Director David M. Cote            For       For          Management

1e    Elect Director James S. Crown           For       For          Management

1f    Elect Director James Dimon              For       For          Management

1g    Elect Director Timothy P. Flynn         For       For          Management

1h    Elect Director Ellen V. Futter          For       Against      Management

1i    Elect Director Laban P. Jackson, Jr.    For       For          Management

1j    Elect Director Lee R. Raymond           For       For          Management

1k    Elect Director William C. Weldon        For       For          Management

2     Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

3     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named           For       For          Management

      Executive Officers' Compensation                                         

4     Provide Right to Act by Written Consent For       For          Management

5     Amend Executive Incentive Bonus Plan    For       For          Management

6     Require Independent Board Chairman      Against   Against      Shareholder

 


 

 

7     Stock Retention/Holding Period          Against   For          Shareholder

8     Institute Procedures to Prevent         Against   Against      Shareholder

      Investments in Companies that                                            

      Contribute to Genocide or Crimes                                          

      Against Humanity                                                         

9     Report on Lobbying Payments and Policy  Against   Against      Shareholder

 

 

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KRAFT FOODS GROUP, INC.                                                        

 

Ticker:       KRFT           Security ID:  50076Q106                           

Meeting Date: MAY 22, 2013   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  MAR 15, 2013                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1a    Elect Director Abelardo E. Bru          For       For          Management

1b    Elect Director Jeanne P. Jackson        For       For          Management

1c    Elect Director E. Follin Smith          For       For          Management

2     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named           For       For          Management

      Executive Officers' Compensation                                         

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

4     Amend Omnibus Stock Plan                For       For          Management

5     Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

6     Label Products with GMO Ingredients     Against   Against      Shareholder

 

 

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MCDONALD'S CORPORATION                                                          

 

Ticker:       MCD            Security ID:  580135101                           

Meeting Date: MAY 23, 2013   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  MAR 25, 2013                                                      

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1a    Elect Director Walter E. Massey         For       For          Management

1b    Elect Director John W. Rogers, Jr.      For       For          Management

1c    Elect Director Roger W. Stone           For       For          Management

1d    Elect Director Miles D. White           For       For          Management

2     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named           For       For          Management

      Executive Officers' Compensation                                         

3     Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

4     Report on Pay Disparity                 Against   Against      Shareholder

5     Stock Retention/Holding Period          Against   For          Shareholder

6     Report on Human Rights Risk Assessment  Against   Against      Shareholder

      Process                                                                  

7     Report on Nutrition Initiatives and     Against   Against      Shareholder

      Childhood Obesity Concerns                                               

 

 

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MCGRAW HILL FINANCIAL INC.                                                      

 

Ticker:       MHP            Security ID:  580645109                           

Meeting Date: MAY 01, 2013   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  MAR 11, 2013                                                      

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1.1   Elect Director Pedro Aspe               For       For          Management

1.2   Elect Director Winfried Bischoff        For       For          Management

1.3   Elect Director William D. Green         For       For          Management

1.4   Elect Director Charles E. Haldeman, Jr. For       For          Management

1.5   Elect Director Linda Koch Lorimer       For       For          Management

1.6   Elect Director Harold McGraw, III       For       For          Management

1.7   Elect Director Robert P. McGraw         For       For          Management

1.8   Elect Director Hilda Ochoa-Brillembourg For       For          Management

1.9   Elect Director Michael Rake             For       For          Management

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

1.11  Elect Director Kurt L. Schmoke          For       For          Management

1.12  Elect Director Sidney Taurel            For       For          Management

1.13  Elect Director Richard E. Thornburgh    For       For          Management

2     Change Company Name                     For       For          Management

3     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named           For       For          Management

      Executive Officers' Compensation                                         

4     Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

5     Provide Right to Act by Written Consent Against   For          Shareholder

 

 

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MEDTRONIC, INC.                                                                

 

Ticker:       MDT            Security ID:  585055106                            

Meeting Date: AUG 23, 2012   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  JUN 25, 2012                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor    

1.1   Elect Director Richard H. Anderson      For       For          Management

1.2   Elect Director Victor J. Dzau           For       For          Management

1.3   Elect Director Omar Ishrak              For       For          Management

1.4   Elect Director Shirley Ann Jackson      For       For          Management

1.5   Elect Director Michael O. Leavitt       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 Jack W. Schuler          For       For          Management

2     Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

3     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named           For       For          Management

      Executive Officers' Compensation                                          

4     Adopt Majority Voting for Uncontested   For       For          Management

      Election of Directors                                                    

5     Adopt Proxy Access Right                Against   Against      Shareholder

6     Reduce Supermajority Vote Requirement   Against   For          Shareholder

 

 


 

 

 

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MERCK & CO., INC.                                                               

 

Ticker:       MRK            Security ID:  58933Y105                           

Meeting Date: MAY 28, 2013   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  APR 01, 2013                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1a    Elect Director Leslie A. Brun           For       For          Management

1b    Elect Director Thomas R. Cech           For       For          Management

1c    Elect Director Kenneth C. Frazier       For       For          Management

1d    Elect Director Thomas H. Glocer         For       For          Management

1e    Elect Director William B. Harrison Jr.  For       For          Management

1f    Elect Director  C. Robert Kidder        For       For          Management

1g    Elect Director Rochelle B. Lazarus      For       For          Management

1h    Elect Director Carlos E. Represas       For       For          Management

1i    Elect Director Patricia F. Russo        For       For          Management

1j    Elect Director Craig B. Thompson        For       For          Management

1k    Elect Director Wendell P. Weeks         For       For          Management

1l    Elect Director Peter C. Wendell         For       For          Management

2     Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

3     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named           For       For          Management

      Executive Officers' Compensation                                          

4     Provide Right to Act by Written Consent Against   Against      Shareholder

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

      Special Meetings                                                          

6     Report on Charitable and Political      Against   Against      Shareholder

      Contributions                                                            

7     Report on Lobbying Activities           Against   Against      Shareholder

 

 

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MONDELEZ INTERNATIONAL, INC.                                                   

 

Ticker:       MDLZ           Security ID:  609207105                           

Meeting Date: MAY 21, 2013   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  MAR 15, 2013                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1a    Elect Director Stephen F. Bollenbach    For       For          Management

1b    Elect Director Lewis W.K. Booth         For       For          Management

1c    Elect Director Lois D. Juliber          For       For          Management

1d    Elect Director Mark D. Ketchum          For       For          Management

1e    Elect Director Jorge S. Mesquita        For       For          Management

1f    Elect Director Fredric G. Reynolds      For       For          Management

1g    Elect Director Irene B. Rosenfeld       For       For          Management

1h    Elect Director Patrick T. Siewert       For       For          Management

1i    Elect Director Ruth J. Simmons          For       For          Management

1j    Elect Director Ratan N. Tata            For       For          Management

1k    Elect Director Jean-Francois M. L. van  For       For          Management

      Boxmeer                                                                  

 


 

 

2     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named           For       For          Management

      Executive Officers' Compensation                                         

3     Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

4     Report on Adopting Extended Producer    Against   Against      Shareholder

      Responsibility Policy                                                    

 

 

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NESTLE SA                                                                      

 

Ticker:       NESN           Security ID:  641069406                           

Meeting Date: APR 11, 2013   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  MAR 01, 2013                                                     

 

#     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 2.05 per Share                                          

4.1.1 Reelect Peter Brabeck-Letmathe as       For       For          Management

      Director                                                                  

4.1.2 Reelect Steven Hoch as Director         For       For          Management

4.1.3 Reelect Titia de Lange as Director      For       For          Management

4.1.4 Reelect Jean-Pierre Roth as Director    For       For          Management

4.2   Elect Eva Cheng as Director             For       For          Management

4.3   Ratify KPMG AG as Auditors              For       For          Management

5     Additional And/or Counter-proposals     None      Against      Management

      Presented At The Meeting                                                 

6     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:       NWSA           Security ID:  65248E203                           

Meeting Date: OCT 16, 2012   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  SEP 26, 2012                                                      

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1.1   Elect Director Jose Maria Aznar         For       For          Management

1.2   Elect Director Natalie Bancroft         For       Against      Management

1.3   Elect Director Peter L. Barnes          For       Against      Management

1.4   Elect Director James W. Breyer          For       Against      Management

1.5   Elect Director Chase Carey              For       For          Management

1.6   Elect Director Elaine L. Chao           For       For          Management

1.7   Elect Director David F. DeVoe           For       Against      Management

 


 

 

1.8   Elect Director Viet Dinh                For       For          Management

1.9   Elect Director Roderick I. Eddington    For       Against      Management

1.10  Elect Director Joel I. Klein            For       For          Management

1.11  Elect Director James R. Murdoch         For       Against      Management

1.12  Elect Director K. Rupert Murdoch        For       For          Management

1.13  Elect Director Lachlan K. Murdoch       For       Against      Management

1.14  Elect Director Alvaro Uribe             For       For          Management

2     Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

3     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named           For       Against      Management

      Executive Officers' Compensation                                         

4     Require Independent Board Chairman      Against   For          Shareholder

5     Reduce Supermajority Vote Requirement   Against   Against      Shareholder

6     Eliminate the Company's Dual Class      Against   For          Shareholder

      Capital Structure                                                         

7     Please vote FOR if Stock is Owned of    None      For          Management

      Record or Beneficially by a U.S.                                         

      Stockholder, Or vote AGAINST if Such                                      

      Stock is Owned of Record or                                              

      Beneficially by a Non-U.S. Stockholder                                   

 

 

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NEWS CORPORATION                                                               

 

Ticker:       NWS            Security ID:  65248E203                           

Meeting Date: JUN 11, 2013   Meeting Type: Special                             

Record Date:  APR 19, 2013                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1     Amend Certificate of Incorporation      For       For          Management

      Clarifying the Ability to Make                                           

      Distributions in Comparable Securities                                   

      in Connection with Separation                                            

      Transactions                                                              

2     Amend Certificate of Incorporation      For       For          Management

      Allowing for Certain Distributions on                                    

      Subsidiary-owned Shares and the                                           

      Creation of Additional                                                   

      Subsidiary-owned Shares                                                  

3     Change Company Name                     For       For          Management

4     Please vote FOR if Stock is Owned of    None      For          Management

      Record or Beneficially by a U.S.                                         

      Stockholder, Or vote AGAINST if Such                                     

      Stock is Owned of Record or                                              

      Beneficially by a Non-U.S. Stockholder                                   

 

 

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NEWS CORPORATION                                                               

 

Ticker:       NWS            Security ID:  65248E104                           

Meeting Date: JUN 11, 2013   Meeting Type: Special                             

 


 

 

Record Date:  APR 19, 2013                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1     Amend Certificate of Incorporation      For       For          Management

      Clarifying the Ability to Make                                           

      Distributions in Comparable Securities                                   

      in Connection with Separation                                            

      Transactions                                                              

2     Amend Certificate of Incorporation      For       For          Management

      Allowing for Certain Distributions on                                    

      Subsidiary-owned Shares and the                                           

      Creation of Additional                                                   

      Subsidiary-owned Shares                                                  

 

 

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OCCIDENTAL PETROLEUM CORPORATION                                               

 

Ticker:       OXY            Security ID:  674599105                           

Meeting Date: MAY 03, 2013   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  MAR 13, 2013                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1.1   Elect Director Spencer Abraham          For       Against      Management

1.2   Elect Director Howard I. Atkins         For       Against      Management

1.3   Elect Director Stephen I. Chazen        For       For          Management

1.4   Elect Director Edward P. Djerejian      For       Against      Management

1.5   Elect Director John E. Feick            For       Against      Management

1.6   Elect Director Margaret M. Foran        For       Against      Management

1.7   Elect Director Carlos M. Gutierrez      For       Against      Management

1.8   Elect Director Ray R. Irani             For       Against      Management

1.9   Elect Director Avedick B. Poladian      For       Against      Management

1.10  Elect Director Aziz D. Syriani          For       Against      Management

2     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named           For       Against      Management

      Executive Officers' Compensation                                         

3     Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

4     Provide Right to Act by Written Consent Against   For          Shareholder

 

 

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ORACLE CORPORATION                                                             

 

Ticker:       ORCL           Security ID:  68389X105                            

Meeting Date: NOV 07, 2012   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  SEP 10, 2012                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1.1   Elect Director Jeffrey S. Berg          For       For          Management

1.2   Elect Director H. Raymond Bingham       For       Withhold     Management

1.3   Elect Director Michael J. Boskin        For       For          Management

1.4   Elect Director Safra A. Catz            For       For          Management

1.5   Elect Director Bruce R. Chizen          For       Withhold     Management

 


 

 

1.6   Elect Director George H. Conrades       For       Withhold     Management

1.7   Elect Director Lawrence J. Ellison      For       For          Management

1.8   Elect Director Hector Garcia-Molina     For       For          Management

1.9   Elect Director Jeffrey O. Henley        For       For          Management

1.10  Elect Director Mark V. Hurd             For       For          Management

1.11  Elect Director Donald L. Lucas          For       For          Management

1.12  Elect Director Naomi O. Seligman        For       Withhold     Management

2     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named           For       Against      Management

      Executive Officers' Compensation                                         

3     Amend Non-Employee Director Stock       For       For          Management

      Option Plan                                                               

4     Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

5     Adopt Multiple Performance Metrics      Against   For          Shareholder

      Under Executive Incentive Plans                                          

6     Require Independent Board Chairman      Against   For          Shareholder

7     Adopt Retention Ratio for               Against   Against      Shareholder

      Executives/Directors                                                     

8     Pro-rata Vesting of Equity Awards       Against   Against      Shareholder

 

 

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PEPSICO, INC.                                                                  

 

Ticker:       PEP            Security ID:  713448108                           

Meeting Date: MAY 01, 2013   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  MAR 07, 2013                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1.1   Elect Director Shona L. Brown           For       For          Management

1.2   Elect Director George W. Buckley        For       For          Management

1.3   Elect Director Ian M. Cook              For       For          Management

1.4   Elect Director Dina Dublon              For       For          Management

1.5   Elect Director  Victor J. Dzau          For       For          Management

1.6   Elect Director Ray L. Hunt              For       For          Management

1.7   Elect Director Alberto Ibarguen         For       For          Management

1.8   Elect Director Indra K. Nooyi           For       For          Management

1.9   Elect Director Sharon Percy Rockefeller For       For          Management

1.10  Elect Director James J. Schiro          For       For          Management

1.11  Elect Director Lloyd G. Trotter         For       For          Management

1.12  Elect Director Daniel Vasella           For       For          Management

1.13  Elect Director Alberto Weisser          For       For          Management

2     Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

3     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named           For       For          Management

      Executive Officers' Compensation                                         

 

 

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PHILIP MORRIS INTERNATIONAL INC.                                               

 

Ticker:       PM             Security ID:  718172109                           

Meeting Date: MAY 08, 2013   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  MAR 15, 2013                                                     

 


 

 

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1.1   Elect Director Harold Brown             For       For          Management

1.2   Elect Director Mathis Cabiallavetta     For       For          Management

1.3   Elect Director Andre Calantzopoulos     For       For          Management

1.4   Elect Director Louis C. Camilleri       For       For          Management

1.5   Elect Director J. Dudley Fishburn       For       For          Management

1.6   Elect Director Jennifer Li              For       For          Management

1.7   Elect Director Graham Mackay            For       For          Management

1.8   Elect Director Sergio Marchionne        For       For          Management

1.9   Elect Director Kalpana Morparia         For       For          Management

1.10  Elect DirectorLucio A. Noto             For       For          Management

1.11  Elect Director Robert B. Polet        �� For       For          Management

1.12  Elect Director Carlos Slim Helu         For       For          Management

1.13  Elect Director Stephen M. Wolf          For       For          Management

2     Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

3     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named           For       For          Management

      Executive Officers' Compensation                                         

 

 

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PHILLIPS 66                                                                    

 

Ticker:       PSX            Security ID:  718546104                           

Meeting Date: MAY 08, 2013   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  MAR 15, 2013                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1a    Elect Director Greg C. Garland          For       For          Management

1b    Elect Director John E. Lowe             For       For          Management

2     Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

3     Approve Omnibus Stock Plan              For       For          Management

4     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named           For       For          Management

      Executive Officers' Compensation                                          

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

 

 

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PRAXAIR, INC.                                                                  

 

Ticker:       PX             Security ID:  74005P104                           

Meeting Date: APR 23, 2013   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  MAR 01, 2013                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1.1   Elect Director Stephen F. Angel         For       For          Management

1.2   Elect Director Oscar Bernardes          For       Against      Management

1.3   Elect Director Bret K. Clayton          For       For          Management

1.4   Elect Director Nance K. Dicciani        For       Against      Management

1.5   Elect Director Edward G. Galante        For       Against      Management

1.6   Elect Director Claire W. Gargalli       For       Against      Management

1.7   Elect Director Ira D. Hall              For       For          Management

 


 

 

1.8   Elect Director Raymond W. LeBoeuf       For       For          Management

1.9   Elect Director Larry D. McVay           For       For          Management

1.10  Elect Director Wayne T. Smith           For       Against      Management

1.11  Elect Director Robert L. Wood           For       For          Management

2     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named           For       Against      Management

      Executive Officers' Compensation                                         

3     Require Consistency with Corporate      Against   Against      Shareholder

      Values and Report on Political                                            

      Contributions                                                            

4     Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

 

 

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QUALCOMM INCORPORATED                                                          

 

Ticker:       QCOM           Security ID:  747525103                           

Meeting Date: MAR 05, 2013   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  JAN 07, 2013                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1a    Elect Director Barbara T. Alexander     For       Against      Management

1b    Elect Director Donald G. Cruickshank    For       Against      Management

1c    Elect Director Raymond V. Dittamore     For       Against      Management

1d    Elect Director Susan Hockfield          For       For          Management

1e    Elect Director Thomas W. Horton         For       Against      Management

1f    Elect Director Paul E. Jacobs           For       Against      Management

1g    Elect Director Sherry Lansing           For       Against      Management

1h    Elect Director Duane A. Nelles          For       Against      Management

1i    Elect Director Francisco Ros            For       Against      Management

1j    Elect Director Brent Scowcroft          For       Against      Management

1k    Elect Director Marc I. Stern            For       Against      Management

2     Amend Omnibus Stock Plan                For       For          Management

3     Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

4     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named           For       Against      Management

      Executive Officers' Compensation                                         

 

 

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RIO TINTO PLC                                                                  

 

Ticker:       RIO            Security ID:  767204100                           

Meeting Date: APR 18, 2013   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  MAR 14, 2013                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1     Accept Financial Statements and         For       For          Management

      Statutory Reports                                                        

2     Approve Remuneration Report             For       For          Management

3     Re-elect Robert Brown as Director       For       For          Management

4     Re-elect Vivienne Cox as Director       For       For          Management

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

6     Re-elect Guy Elliott as Director        For       For          Management

 


 

 

7     Re-elect Michael Fitzpatrick as         For       For          Management

      Director                                                                  

8     Re-elect Ann Godbehere as Director      For       For          Management

9     Re-elect Richard Goodmanson as Director For       For          Management

10    Re-elect Lord Kerr as Director          For       For          Management

11    Re-elect Chris Lynch as Director        For       For          Management

12    Re-elect Paul Tellier as Director       For       For          Management

13    Re-elect John Varley as Director        For       For          Management

14    Re-elect Sam Walsh as Director          For       For          Management

15    Reappoint PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP    For       For          Management

      as Auditors                                                              

16    Authorise the Audit Committee to Fix    For       For          Management

      Remuneration of Auditors                                                 

17    Approve Performance Share Plan          For       For          Management

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 of Ordinary   For       For          Management

      Shares                                                                   

21    Authorise the Company to Call EGM with  For       For          Management

      Two Weeks' Notice                                                        

 

 

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ROYAL DUTCH SHELL PLC                                                           

 

Ticker:       RDSA           Security ID:  780259206                           

Meeting Date: MAY 21, 2013   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  APR 11, 2013                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1     Accept Financial Statements and         For       For          Management

      Statutory Reports                                                        

2     Approve Remuneration Report             For       For          Management

3     Re-elect Josef Ackermann as Director    For       For          Management

4     Re-elect Guy Elliott as Director        For       For          Management

5     Re-elect Simon Henry as Director        For       For          Management

6     Re-elect Charles Holliday as Director   For       For          Management

7     Re-elect Gerard Kleisterlee as Director For       For          Management

8     Re-elect Jorma Ollila as Director       For       For          Management

9     Re-elect Sir Nigel Sheinwald as         For       For          Management

      Director                                                                 

10    Re-elect Linda Stuntz as Director       For       For          Management

11    Re-elect Peter Voser as Director        For       For      ��   Management

12    Re-elect Hans Wijers as Director        For       For          Management

13    Elect Gerrit Zalm as Director           For       For          Management

14    Reappoint PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP    For       For          Management

      as Auditors                                                              

15    Authorise Board to Fix Remuneration of  For       For          Management

      Auditors                                                                 

16    Authorise Issue of Equity with          For       For          Management

      Pre-emptive Rights                                                       

 


 

 

17    Authorise Issue of Equity without       For       For          Management

      Pre-emptive Rights                                                       

18    Authorise Market Purchase of Ordinary   For       For          Management

      Shares                                                                    

19    Authorise EU Political Donations and    For       For          Management

      Expenditure                                                              

 

 

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SABMILLER PLC                                                                  

 

Ticker:       SAB            Security ID:  G77395104                           

Meeting Date: JUL 26, 2012   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  JUL 24, 2012                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1     Accept Financial Statements and         For       For          Management

      Statutory Reports                                                        

2     Approve Remuneration Report             For       Against      Management

3     Elect Dr Alan Clark as Director         For       For          Management

4     Re-elect Mark Armour as Director        For       For          Management

5     Re-elect Geoffrey Bible as Director     For       For          Management

6     Re-elect Dinyar Devitre as Director     For       For          Management

7     Re-elect Lesley Knox as Director        For       For          Management

8     Re-elect Graham Mackay as Director      For       Abstain      Management

9     Re-elect John Manser as Director        For       Against      Management

10    Re-elect John Manzoni as Director       For       For          Management

11    Re-elect Miles Morland as Director      For       Against      Management

12    Re-elect Dambisa Moyo as Director       For       For          Management

13    Re-elect Carlos Perez Davila as         For       For          Management

      Director                                                                 

14    Re-elect Cyril Ramaphosa as Director    For       Against      Management

15    Re-elect Alejandro Santo Domingo        For       For          Management

      Davila as Director                                                       

16    Re-elect Helen Weir as Director         For       For          Management

17    Re-elect Howard Willard as Director     For       For          Management

18    Re-elect Jamie Wilson as Director       For       For          Management

19    Approve Final Dividend                  For       For          Management

20    Reappoint PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP    For       For          Management

      as Auditors                                                              

21    Authorise Board to Fix Remuneration of  For       For          Management

      Auditors                                                                 

22    Authorise Issue of Equity with          For       For          Management

      Pre-emptive Rights                                                       

23    Authorise Issue of Equity without       For       For          Management

      Pre-emptive Rights                                                       

24    Authorise Market Purchase of Ordinary   For       For          Management

      Shares                                                                   

25    Authorise the Company to Call EGM with  For       For          Management

      Two Weeks' Notice                                                        

 

 

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TARGET CORPORATION                                                              

 

Ticker:       TGT            Security ID:  87612E106                           

Meeting Date: JUN 12, 2013   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  APR 15, 2013                                                      

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1a    Elect Director Roxanne S. Austin        For       For          Management

1b    Elect Director Douglas M. Baker, Jr.    For       For          Management

1c    Elect Director Henrique De Castro       For       For          Management

1d    Elect Director Calvin Darden            For       Against      Management

1e    Elect Director Mary N. Dillon           For       Against      Management

1f    Elect Director James A. Johnson         For       Against      Management

1g    Elect Director Mary E. Minnick          For       For          Management

1h    Elect Director Anne M. Mulcahy          For       For          Management

1i    Elect Director Derica W. Rice           For       For          Management

1j    Elect Director Gregg W. Steinhafel      For       For          Management

1k    Elect Director John G. Stumpf           For       Against      Management

1l    Elect Director Solomon D. Trujillo      For       For          Management

2     Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

3     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named           For       Against      Management

      Executive Officers' Compensation                                         

4     Require Independent Board Chairman      Against   Against      Shareholder

5     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 18, 2013   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  FEB 19, 2013                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1a    Elect Director Ralph W. Babb, JR.       For       For          Management

1b    Elect Director Mark A. Blinn            For       For          Management

1c    Elect Director Daniel A. Carp           For       For          Management

1d    Elect Director Carrie S. Cox            For       Against      Management

1e    Elect Director Pamela H. Patsley        For       For          Management

1f    Elect Director Robert E. Sanchez        For       For          Management

1g    Elect Director Wayne R. Sanders         For       Against      Management

1h    Elect Director Ruth J. Simmons          For       Against      Management

1i    Elect Director Richard K. Templeton     For       For          Management

1j    Elect Director Christine Todd Whitman   For       For          Management

2     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named           For       Against      Management

      Executive Officers' Compensation                                         

3     Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

 

 

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THE COCA-COLA COMPANY                                                          

 

Ticker:       KO             Security ID:  191216100                           

Meeting Date: JUL 10, 2012   Meeting Type: Special                             

Record Date:  MAY 21, 2012                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1     Approve Stock Split                     For       For          Management

 

 

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THE COCA-COLA COMPANY                                                           

 

Ticker:       KO             Security ID:  191216100                           

Meeting Date: APR 24, 2013   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  FEB 25, 2013                                                      

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1.1   Elect Director Herbert A. Allen         For       For          Management

1.2   Elect Director Ronald W. Allen          For       Against      Management

1.3   Elect Director Howard G. Buffett        For       For          Management

1.4   Elect Director Richard M. Daley         For       For          Management

1.5   Elect Director Barry Diller             For       For          Management

1.6   Elect Director Helene D. Gayle          For       For          Management

1.7   Elect Director Evan G. Greenberg        For       For          Management

1.8   Elect Director Alexis M. Herman         For       Against      Management

1.9   Elect Director Muhtar Kent              For       For          Management

1.10  Elect Director Robert A. Kotick         For       For          Management

1.11  Elect Director Maria Elena Lagomasino   For       Against      Management

1.12  Elect Director Donald F. McHenry        For       For          Management

1.13  Elect Director Sam Nunn                 For       For          Management

1.14  Elect Director James D. Robinson, III   For       Against      Management

1.15  Elect Director Peter V. Ueberroth       For       For          Management

1.16  Elect Director Jacob Wallenberg         For       Against      Management

2     Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

3     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named           For       Against      Management

      Executive Officers' Compensation                                         

4     Provide Right to Call Special Meeting   For       For          Management

5     Establish Board Committee on Human      Against   Against      Shareholder

      Rights                                                                   

 

 

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THE ESTEE LAUDER COMPANIES INC.                                                

 

Ticker:       EL             Security ID:  518439104                           

Meeting Date: NOV 09, 2012   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  SEP 11, 2012                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1.1   Elect Director Rose Marie Bravo         For       For          Management

1.2   Elect Director Paul J. Fribourg         For       For          Management

 


 

 

1.3   Elect Director Mellody Hobson           For       For          Management

1.4   Elect Director Irvine O. Hockaday, Jr.  For       For          Management

1.5   Elect Director Barry S. Sternlicht      For       For          Management

2     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named           For       For          Management

      Executive Officers' Compensation                                         

3     Increase Authorized Common Stock        For       Against      Management

4     Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

 

 

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THE PROCTER & GAMBLE COMPANY                                                   

 

Ticker:       PG             Security ID:  742718109                            

Meeting Date: OCT 09, 2012   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  AUG 10, 2012                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1.1   Elect Director Angela F. Braly          For       For          Management

1.2   Elect Director Kenneth I. Chenault      For       For          Management

1.3   Elect Director Scott D. Cook            For       For          Management

1.4   Elect Director Susan Desmond-Hellmann   For       For          Management

1.5   Elect Director Robert A. McDonald       For       For          Management

1.6   Elect Director W. James McNerney, Jr.   For       For          Management

1.7   Elect Director Johnathan A. Rodgers     For       For          Management

1.8   Elect Director Margaret C. Whitman      For       For          Management

1.9   Elect Director Mary Agnes Wilderotter   For       For          Management

1.10  Elect Director Patricia A. Woertz       For       For          Management

1.11  Elect Director Ernesto Zedillo          For       For          Management

2     Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

3     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named           For       For          Management

      Executive Officers' Compensation                                         

4     Adopt Proxy Statement Reporting on      Against   Against      Shareholder

      Political Contributions and Advisory                                      

      Vote                                                                     

5     Report on Adopting Extended Producer    Against   Against      Shareholder

      Responsibility Policy                                                    

6     Reduce Supermajority Vote Requirement   Against   For          Shareholder

 

 

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THE WALT DISNEY COMPANY                                                        

 

Ticker:       DIS            Security ID:  254687106                           

Meeting Date: MAR 06, 2013   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  JAN 07, 2013                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1.a   Elect Director Susan E. Arnold          For       Against      Management

1.b   Elect Director John S. Chen             For       Against      Management

1.c   Elect Director Judith L. Estrin         For       For          Management

1.d   Elect Director Robert A. Iger           For       For          Management

1.e   Elect Director Fred H. Langhammer       For       Against      Management

 


 

 

1.f   Elect Director Aylwin B. Lewis          For       Against      Management

1.g   Elect Director Monica C. Lozano         For       For          Management

1.h   Elect Director Robert W. Matschullat    For       For          Management

1.i   Elect Director Sheryl K. Sandberg       For       For          Management

1.j   Elect Director Orin C. Smith            For       For          Management

2     Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

3     Amend Executive Incentive Bonus Plan    For       For          Management

4     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named           For       Against      Management

      Executive Officers' Compensation                                         

5     Adopt Proxy Access Right                Against   For          Shareholder

6     Require Independent Board Chairman      Against   For          Shareholder

 

 

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TIME WARNER CABLE INC.                                                         

 

Ticker:       TWC            Security ID:  88732J207                           

Meeting Date: MAY 16, 2013   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  MAR 22, 2013                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1a    Elect Director Carole Black             For       For          Management

1b    Elect Director Glenn A. Britt           For       For          Management

1c    Elect Director Thomas H. Castro         For       For          Management

1d    Elect Director David C. Chang           For       For          Management

1e    Elect Director James E. Copeland, Jr.   For       For          Management

1f    Elect Director Peter R. Haje            For       For          Management

1g    Elect Director Donna A. James           For       For          Management

1h    Elect Director Don Logan                For       For          Management

1i    Elect Director N.J. Nicholas, Jr.       For       For          Management

1j    Elect Director Wayne H. Pace            For       For          Management

1k    Elect Director Edward D. Shirley        For       For          Management

1l    Elect Director John E. Sununu           For       For          Management

2     Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

3     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named           For       For          Management

      Executive Officers' Compensation                                         

4     Report on Lobbying Payments and Policy  Against   Against      Shareholder

5     Pro-rata Vesting of Equity Plan         Against   For          Shareholder

 

 

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TOTAL SA                                                                        

 

Ticker:       FP             Security ID:  89151E109                           

Meeting Date: MAY 17, 2013   Meeting Type: Annual/Special                      

Record Date:  APR 09, 2013                                                      

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1     Approve Financial Statements and        For       For          Management

      Statutory Reports                                                         

2     Approve Consolidated Financial          For       For          Management

      Statements and Statutory Reports                                         

 


 

 

3     Approve Allocation of Income and        For       For          Management

      Dividends of EUR 2.34 per Share                                          

4     Authorize Repurchase of Up to 10        For       For          Management

      Percent of Issued Share Capital                                           

5     Reelect Thierry Desmarest as Director   For       For          Management

6     Reelect Gunnar Brock as Director        For       For          Management

7     Reelect Gerard Lamarche as Director     For       For          Management

8     Elect Charles Keller and Philippe       For       For          Management

      Marchandise as Representative of                                         

      Employee Shareholders to the Board                                       

9     Approve Remuneration of Directors in    For       For          Management

      the Aggregate Amount of EUR 1.40                                         

      Million                                                                  

10    Authorize up to 0.75 Percent of Issued  For       Against      Management

      Capital for Use in Stock Option Plan                                     

11    Approve Employee Stock Purchase Plan    For       For          Management

12    Approve the Establishment of an         Against   Against      Shareholder

      Independent Ethics Committee                                             

13    Approve to Link Remuneration to         Against   Against      Shareholder

      Positive Safety Indicators                                                

14    Acquire the Diversity Label             Against   Against      Shareholder

15    Approve Nomination of Employees         Against   Against      Shareholder

      Representative to the Remuneration                                        

      Committee                                                                

16    Allow Loyalty Dividends to Long-Term    Against   Against      Shareholder

      Registered Shareholders                                                  

 

 

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UNITED TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION                                                

 

Ticker:       UTX            Security ID:  913017109                           

Meeting Date: APR 29, 2013   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  MAR 01, 2013                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1a    Elect Director Louis R. Chenevert       For       For          Management

1b    Elect Director John V. Faraci           For       For          Management

1c    Elect Director  Jean-Pierre Garnier     For       For          Management

1d    Elect Director Jamie S. Gorelick        For       For          Management

1e    Elect Director Edward A. Kangas         For       For          Management

1f    Elect Director Ellen J. Kullman         For       For          Management

1g    Elect Director  Marshall O. Larsen      For       For          Management

1h    Elect Director  Harold McGraw, III      For       For          Management

1i    Elect Director Richard B. Myers         For       For          Management

1j    Elect Director H. Patrick Swygert       For       For          Management

1k    Elect Director Andre Villeneuve         For       For          Management

1l    Elect Director Christine Todd Whitman   For       For          Management

2     Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

3     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named           For       For          Management

      Executive Officers' Compensation                                         

 

 

 


 

 

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WAL-MART STORES, INC.                                                          

 

Ticker:       WMT            Security ID:  931142103                           

Meeting Date: JUN 07, 2013   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  APR 11, 2013                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1a    Elect Director Aida M. Alvarez          For       For          Management

1b    Elect Director James I. Cash, Jr.       For       For          Management

1c    Elect Director Roger C. Corbett         For       For          Management

1d    Elect Director Douglas N. Daft          For       Against      Management

1e    Elect Director Michael T. Duke          For       For          Management

1f    Elect Director Timothy P. Flynn         For       For          Management

1g    Elect Director Marissa A. Mayer         For       For          Management

1h    Elect Director Gregory B. Penner        For       For          Management

1i    Elect Director Steven S. Reinemund      For       Against      Management

1j    Elect Director H. Lee Scott, Jr.        For       For          Management

1k    Elect Director Jim C. Walton            For       Against      Management

1l    Elect Director S. Robson Walton         For       For          Management

1m    Elect Director Christopher J. Williams  For       For          Management

1n    Elect Director Linda S. Wolf            For       Against      Management

2     Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

3     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named           For       For          Management

      Executive Officers' Compensation                                         

4     Amend Executive Incentive Bonus Plan    For       For          Management

5     Amend Bylaws -- Call Special Meetings   Against   Against      Shareholder

6     Stock Retention/Holding Period          Against   Against      Shareholder

7     Require Independent Board Chairman      Against   For          Shareholder

8     Disclosure of Recoupment Activity from  Against   For          Shareholder

      Senior Officers                                                          

 

 

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WALGREEN CO.                                                                   

 

Ticker:       WAG            Security ID:  931422109                           

Meeting Date: JAN 09, 2013   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  NOV 12, 2012                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1a    Elect Director Janice M. Babiak         For       For          Management

1b    Elect Director David J. Brailer         For       For          Management

1c    Elect Director Steven A. Davis          For       For          Management

1d    Elect Director William C. Foote         For       For          Management

1e    Elect Director Mark P. Frissora         For       For          Management

1f    Elect Director Ginger L. Graham         For       For          Management

1g    Elect Director Alan G. McNally          For       For          Management

1h    Elect Director Dominic P. Murphy        For       For          Management

1i    Elect Director Stefano Pessina          For       For          Management

1j    Elect Director Nancy M. Schlichting     For       For          Management

1k    Elect Director Alejandro Silva          For       For          Management

 


 

 

1l    Elect Director James A. Skinner         For       For          Management

1m    Elect Director Gregory D. Wasson        For       For          Management

2     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named           For       For          Management

      Executive Officers' Compensation                                         

3     Approve Omnibus Stock Plan              For       For          Management

4     Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

5     Pro-rata Vesting of Equity Awards       Against   For          Shareholder

 

 

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WHOLE FOODS MARKET, INC.                                                        

 

Ticker:       WFM            Security ID:  966837106                           

Meeting Date: MAR 15, 2013   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  JAN 15, 2013                                                      

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1.1   Elect Director John Elstrott            For       For          Management

1.2   Elect Director Gabrielle Greene         For       Withhold     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       Withhold     Management

1.9   Elect Director Jonathan Sokoloff        For       Withhold     Management

1.10  Elect Director Ralph Sorenson           For       Withhold     Management

1.11  Elect Director William 'Kip' Tindell,   For       For          Management

      III                                                                       

2     Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

3     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named           For       Against      Management

      Executive Officers' Compensation                                          

4     Amend Omnibus Stock Plan                For       Against      Management

5     Report on Adopting Extended Producer    Against   Against      Shareholder

      Responsibility Policy                                                     

6     Require Independent Board Chairman      Against   Against      Shareholder

 

 

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XILINX, INC.                                                                    

 

Ticker:       XLNX           Security ID:  983919101                           

Meeting Date: AUG 08, 2012   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  JUN 11, 2012                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1     Elect Director Philip T. Gianos         For       For          Management

2     Elect Director Moshe N. Gavrielov       For       For          Management

3     Elect Director John L. Doyle            For       For          Management

4     Elect Director Jerald G. Fishman        For       For          Management

5     Elect Director William G. Howard, Jr.   For       For          Management

6     Elect Director J. Michael Patterson     For       For          Management

 


 

 

7     Elect Director Albert A. Pimentel       For       For          Management

8     Elect Director Marshall C. Turner       For       For          Management

9     Elect Director Elizabeth W. Vanderslice For       For          Management

10    Amend Qualified Employee Stock          For       For          Management

      Purchase Plan                                                            

11    Amend Omnibus Stock Plan                For       Against      Management

12    Advisory Vote to Ratify Named           For       For          Management

      Executive Officers' Compensation                                         

13    Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

 

 

 

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 19, 2013