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BNY Mellon Appreciation Fund

Filed: 19 Aug 15, 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, 2014-June 30, 2015

 

 

 


 

 

Item 1.  Proxy Voting Record

 

 

 

 

 

 


 
 

 

 

 

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ABBOTT LABORATORIES                                                            

 

Ticker:       ABT            Security ID:  002824100                           

Meeting Date: APR 24, 2015   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  FEB 25, 2015                                                     

 

#     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 Ernst & Young LLP as Auditors    For       For          Management

3     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named           For       For          Management

      Executive Officers' Compensation                                         

4     Report on Products Containing GE        Against   Against      Shareholder

      Ingredients                                                               

5     Require Independent Board Chairman      Against   Against      Shareholder

 

 

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ABBVIE INC.                                                                    

 

Ticker:       ABBV           Security ID:  00287Y109                           

Meeting Date: MAY 08, 2015   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  MAR 11, 2015                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1.1   Elect Director Roxanne S. Austin        For       For          Management

1.2   Elect Director Richard A. Gonzalez      For       For          Management

1.3   Elect Director Glenn F. Tilton          For       For          Management

2     Ratify Ernst & Young LLP as Auditors    For       For          Management

3     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named           For       For          Management

      Executive Officers' Compensation                                         

 

 

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ACE LIMITED                                                                    

 

Ticker:       ACE            Security ID:  H0023R105                           

Meeting Date: MAY 21, 2015   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  MAR 27, 2015                                                     

 

 


 

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1     Accept Financial Statements and         For       For          Management

      Statutory Reports                                                        

2.1   Allocate Disposable Profit              For       For          Management

2.2   Approve Dividend Distribution From      For       For          Management

      Legal Reserves Through Capital                                           

      Contributions Reserve Subaccount                                         

3     Approve Discharge of Board and Senior   For       For          Management

      Management                                                               

4.1   Ratify PricewaterhouseCoopers AG        For       For          Management

      (Zurich) as Auditors                                                     

4.2   Ratify PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP       For       For          Management

      (United States) as Independent                                           

      Registered Accounting Firm as Auditors                                   

4.3   Ratify BDO AG (Zurich) as Special       For       For          Management

      Auditors                                                                  

5.1   Elect Director Evan G. Greenberg        For       For          Management

5.2   Elect Director Robert M. Hernandez      For       For          Management

5.3   Elect Director Michael G. Atieh         For       For          Management

5.4   Elect Director Mary A. Cirillo          For       For          Management

5.5   Elect Director Michael P. Connors       For       For          Management

5.6   Elect Director John Edwardson           For       For          Management

5.7   Elect Director Peter Menikoff           For       For          Management

5.8   Elect Director Leo F. Mullin            For       For          Management

5.9   Elect Director Kimberly Ross            For       For          Management

5.10  Elect Director Robert Scully            For       For          Management

5.11  Elect Director Eugene B. Shanks, Jr.    For       For          Management

5.12  Elect Director Theodore E. Shasta       For       For          Management

5.13  Elect Director David Sidwell            For       For          Management

5.14  Elect Director Olivier Steimer          For       For          Management

6     Elect Evan G. Greenberg as Board        For       For          Management

      Chairman                                                                 

7.1   Appoint Michael P. Connors as Member    For       For          Management

      of the Compensation Committee                                            

7.2   Appoint Mary A. Cirillo as Member of    For       For          Management

      the Compensation Committee                                               

7.3   Appoint John Edwardson as Member of     For       For          Management

      the Compensation Committee                                               

7.4   Appoint Robert M. Hernandez as Member   For       For          Management

      of the Compensation Committee                                            

8     Designate Homburger AG as Independent   For       For          Management

      Proxy                                                                    

9     Amend Articles Re: Implement New        For       For          Management

      Requirements Regarding Elections,                                         

      Related Corporate Governance and                                         

      Certain Other Matters                                                    

10    Amend Articles Re: Implement New        For       For          Management

      Requirements Regarding the                                               

      Compensation of the Board of Directors                                   

      and Executive Management and Related                                      

      Matters                                                                  

11.1  Approve Compensation of the Board of    For       For          Management

      Directors until the Next Annual                                          

      General Meeting                                                          

11.2  Approve Compensation of Executive       For       For          Management

      Management for the Next Calendar Year                                    

 


 

 

12    Advisory Vote to Ratify Named           For       For          Management

      Executive Officers' Compensation                                         

13    Transact Other Business (Voting)        For       Against      Management

 

 

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AIR PRODUCTS AND CHEMICALS, INC.                                               

 

Ticker:       APD            Security ID:  009158106                           

Meeting Date: JAN 22, 2015   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  NOV 28, 2014                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1a    Elect Director  Susan K. Carter         For       For          Management

1b    Elect Director Seifollah (Seifi)        For       For          Management

      Ghasemi                                                                  

1c    Elect Director David H. Y. Ho           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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ALTRIA GROUP, INC.                                                             

 

Ticker:       MO             Security ID:  02209S103                            

Meeting Date: MAY 20, 2015   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  MAR 30, 2015                                                     

 

#     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     Approve Omnibus Stock Plan              For       For          Management

3     Approve Non-Employee Director Omnibus   For       For          Management

      Stock Plan                                                               

4     Ratify PricewaterhouseCoopers as        For       For          Management

      Auditors                                                                  

5     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named           For       For          Management

      Executive Officers' Compensation                                         

6     Adopt Anti-Forced Labor Policy for      Against   Against      Shareholder

      Tobacco Supply Chain                                                     

7     Inform Poor and Less Educated on        Against   Against      Shareholder

      Health Consequences of Tobacco                                           

8     Report on Green Tobacco Sickness        Against   Against      Shareholder

 

 


 

 

 

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AMERICAN EXPRESS COMPANY                                                       

 

Ticker:       AXP            Security ID:  025816109                           

Meeting Date: MAY 11, 2015   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  MAR 13, 2015                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1a    Elect Director Charlene Barshefsky      For       For          Management

1b    Elect Director Ursula M. Burns          For       For          Management

1c    Elect Director Kenneth I. Chenault      For       For          Management

1d    Elect Director Peter Chernin            For       For          Management

1e    Elect Director Anne Lauvergeon          For       For          Management

1f    Elect Director Michael O. Leavitt       For       For          Management

1g    Elect Director Theodore J. Leonsis      For       For          Management

1h    Elect Director Richard C. Levin         For       For          Management

1i    Elect Director Samuel J. Palmisano      For       For          Management

1j    Elect Director Daniel L. Vasella        For       For          Management

1k    Elect Director Robert D. Walter         For       For          Management

1l    Elect Director Ronald A. Williams       For       For          Management

2     Ratify PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as    For       For          Management

      Auditors                                                                  

3     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named           For       For          Management

      Executive Officers' Compensation                                         

4     Prepare Employment Diversity Report     Against   Against      Shareholder

5     Report on Board Oversight of Privacy    Against   Against      Shareholder

      and Data Security and Requests for                                       

      Customer Information                                                     

6     Provide Right to Act by Written Consent Against   Against      Shareholder

7     Report on Lobbying Payments and Policy  Against   Against      Shareholder

8     Require Independent Board Chairman      Against   Against      Shareholder

 

 

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ANHEUSER-BUSCH INBEV SA                                                        

 

Ticker:       ABI            Security ID:  03524A108                           

Meeting Date: APR 29, 2015   Meeting Type: Annual/Special                      

Record Date:  MAR 20, 2015                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

A1    Amend Articles Re: Remove References    For       For          Management

      to Bearer Shares                                                         

B1    Receive Directors' Reports (Non-Voting) None      None         Management

B2    Receive Auditors' Reports (Non-Voting)  None      None         Management

B3    Receive Consolidated Financial          None      None         Management

      Statements and Statutory Reports                                         

      (Non-Voting)                                      ��                       

B4    Approve Financial Statements,           For       For          Management

      Allocation of Income, and Dividends of                                   

      EUR 3.00 per Share                                                        

B5    Approve Discharge of Directors          For       For          Management

B6    Approve Discharge of Auditors           For       For          Management

 


 

 

B7a   Reelect Michele Burns as Independent    For       For          Management

      Director                                                                 

B7b   Reelect Olivier Goudet as Independent   For       For          Management

      Director                                                                  

B7c   Elect Kasper Rosted as Independent      For       For          Management

      Director                                                                 

B7d   Reelect Paul Cornet de Ways Ruart as    For       Against      Management

      Director                                                                 

B7e   Reelect Stefan Descheemaeker as         For       Against      Management

      Director                                                                 

B8a   Approve Remuneration Report             For       Against      Management

B8b   Proposal to Increase Remuneration of    For       For          Management

      Audit Committee Chairman                                                 

B8c   Approve Non-Employee Director Stock     For       Against      Management

      Option Plan and According Stock Option                                   

      Grants to Non-Executive Directors                                        

C1    Authorize Implementation of Approved    For       For          Management

      Resolutions and Filing of Required                                       

      Documents/Formalities at Trade Registry                                  

 

 

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APPLE INC.                                                                     

 

Ticker:       AAPL           Security ID:  037833100                           

Meeting Date: MAR 10, 2015   Meeting Type: Annual                               

Record Date:  JAN 09, 2015                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1.1   Elect Director Tim Cook                 For       For          Management

1.2   Elect Director Al Gore                  For       For          Management

1.3   Elect Director Bob Iger                 For       For          Management

1.4   Elect Director Andrea Jung              For       For          Management

1.5   Elect Director Art Levinson             For       For          Management

1.6   Elect Director Ron Sugar                For       For          Management

1.7   Elect Director Sue Wagner               For       For          Management

2     Ratify Ernst & Young LLP as Auditors    For       For          Management

3     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named           For       For          Management

      Executive Officers' Compensation                                         

4     Approve Qualified Employee Stock        For       For          Management

      Purchase Plan                                                            

5     Report on Risks Associated with Repeal  Against   Against      Shareholder

      of Climate Change Policies                                               

6     Adopt Proxy Access Right                Against   Against      Shareholder

 

 

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AUTOMATIC DATA PROCESSING, INC.                                                

 

Ticker:       ADP            Security ID:  053015103                           

Meeting Date: NOV 11, 2014   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  SEP 12, 2014                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

 


 

 

1.1   Elect Director Ellen R. Alemany         For       For          Management

1.2   Elect Director Leslie A. Brun           For       For          Management

1.3   Elect Director Richard T. Clark         For       For          Management

1.4   Elect Director Eric C. Fast             For       For          Management

1.5   Elect Director Linda R. Gooden          For       For          Management

1.6   Elect Director Michael P. Gregoire      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

2     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named           For       For          Management

      Executive Officers' Compensation                                          

3     Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

 

 

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BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC.                                                         

 

Ticker:       BRK.B          Security ID:  084670108                           

Meeting Date: MAY 02, 2015   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  MAR 04, 2015                                                      

 

#     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 Thomas S. Murphy         For       For          Management

1.10  Elect Director Ronald L. Olson          For       For          Management

1.11  Elect Director Walter Scott, Jr.        For       For          Management

1.12  Elect Director Meryl B. Witmer          For       For          Management

 

 

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BLACKROCK, INC.                                                                

 

Ticker:       BLK            Security ID:  09247X101                           

Meeting Date: MAY 28, 2015   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  APR 01, 2015                                                     

 

#     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 Pamela Daley             For       For          Management

1d    Elect Director William S. Demchak       For       For          Management

1e    Elect Director Jessica P. Einhorn       For       For          Management

1f    Elect Director Laurence D. Fink         For       For          Management

1g    Elect Director Fabrizio Freda           For       For          Management

1h    Elect Director Murry S. Gerber          For       For          Management

1i    Elect Director James Grosfeld           For       For          Management

1j    Elect Director Robert S. Kapito         For       For          Management

 


 

 

1k    Elect Director David H. Komansky        For       For          Management

1l    Elect Director Sir Deryck Maughan       For       For          Management

1m    Elect Director Cheryl D. Mills          For       For          Management

1n    Elect Director Thomas H. O'Brien        For       For          Management

1o    Elect Director Ivan G. Seidenberg       For       For          Management

1p    Elect Director Marco Antonio Slim Domit For       For          Management

1q    Elect Director John S. Varley           For       For          Management

1r    Elect Director Susan L. Wagner          For       For          Management

2     Amend Omnibus Stock Plan                For       For          Management

3     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named           For       For          Management

      Executive Officers' Compensation                                         

4     Ratify Deloitte & Touche LLP as         For       For          Management

      Auditors                                                                 

5     Institute Procedures to Prevent         Against   Against      Shareholder

      Investments in Companies that                     ��                      

      Contribute to Genocide or Crimes                                         

      Against Humanity                                                         

6     Report on Lobbying Payments and Policy  Against   Against      Shareholder

 

 

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CALIFORNIA RESOURCES CORPORATION                                               

 

Ticker:       CRC            Security ID:  13057Q107                           

Meeting Date: MAY 07, 2015   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  MAR 10, 2015                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1.1   Elect Director Justin A. Gannon         For       For          Management

1.2   Elect Director Avedick B. Poladian      For       For          Management

1.3   Elect Director Timothy J. Sloan         For       For          Management

2     Ratify KPMG LLP as 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

 

 

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CANADIAN NATURAL RESOURCES LIMITED                                             

 

Ticker:       CNQ            Security ID:  136385101                           

Meeting Date: MAY 07, 2015   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  MAR 18, 2015                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1     Elect Catherine M. Best, N. Murray      For       For          Management

      Edwards, Timothy W. Faithfull, Gary A.                                   

      Filmon, Christopher L. Fong, Gordon D.                                   

      Giffin, Wilfred A. Gobert, Steve W.                                      

      Laut, Frank J. McKenna, David A. Tuer,                                   

      and Annette M. Verschuren 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 Frank J. McKenna         For       For          Management

1.10  Elect Director David A. Tuer            For       For          Management

1.11  Elect Director Annette M. Verschuren    For       For          Management

2     Approve PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as   For       For          Management

      Auditors and Authorize Board to Fix                                      

      Their Remuneration                                                       

3     Advisory Vote on Executive              For       For          Management

      Compensation Approach                                                    

 

 

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CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY LIMITED                                               

 

Ticker:       CP             Security ID:  13645T100                           

Meeting Date: MAY 14, 2015   Meeting Type: Annual/Special                      

Record Date:  MAR 17, 2015                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1     Ratify Deloitte LLP as Auditors         For       For          Management

2     Advisory Vote on Executive              For       For          Management

      Compensation Approach                                                    

3.1   Elect Director William A. Ackman        For       For          Management

3.2   Elect Director John Baird               For       For          Management

3.3   Elect Director Gary F. Colter           For       For          Management

3.4   Elect Director Isabelle Courville       For       For          Management

3.5   Elect Director Keith E. Creel           For       For          Management

3.6   Elect Director E. Hunter Harrison       For       For          Management

3.7   Elect Director Paul C. Hilal            For       For          Management

3.8   Elect Director Krystyna T. Hoeg         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

4     Approve Advance Notice Policy           For       For          Management

5     Allow Meetings to be held at Such       For       For          Management

      Place Within Canada or the United                                        

      States of America                                                        

 

 

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CATERPILLAR INC.                                                               

 

Ticker:       CAT            Security ID:  149123101                           

Meeting Date: JUN 10, 2015   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  APR 13, 2015                                                     

 

#     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 Jesse J. Greene, Jr.     For       For          Management

1.5   Elect Director Jon M. Huntsman, Jr.     For       For          Management

1.6   Elect Director Dennis A. Muilenburg     For       For          Management

1.7   Elect Director Douglas R. Oberhelman    For       For          Management

1.8   Elect Director William A. Osborn        For       For          Management

1.9   Elect Director Debra L. Reed            For       For          Management

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

1.11  Elect Director Susan C. Schwab          For       For          Management

1.12  Elect Director Miles D. White           For       For          Management

2     Ratify PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as    For       For          Management

      Auditors                                                                  

3     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named           For       Against      Management

      Executive Officers' Compensation                                         

4     Require Independent Board Chairman      Against   Against      Shareholder

5     Provide Right to Act by Written Consent Against   Against      Shareholder

6     Review and Amend Human Rights Policies  Against   Against      Shareholder

7     Amend Policies to Allow Employees to    Against   Against      Shareholder

      Participate in Political Process with                                    

      No Retribution                                                           

 

 

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CELGENE CORPORATION                                                             

 

Ticker:       CELG           Security ID:  151020104                           

Meeting Date: JUN 17, 2015   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  APR 20, 2015                                                      

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1.1   Elect Director Robert J. Hugin          For       For          Management

1.2   Elect Director Richard W. Barker        For       For          Management

1.3   Elect Director Michael W. Bonney        For       For          Management

1.4   Elect Director Michael D. Casey         For       For          Management

1.5   Elect Director Carrie S. Cox            For       For          Management

1.6   Elect Director Michael A. Friedman      For       For          Management

1.7   Elect Director Gilla Kaplan             For       For          Management

1.8   Elect Director James J. Loughlin        For       For          Management

1.9   Elect Director Ernest Mario             For       For          Management

2     Ratify KPMG LLP as Auditors             For       For          Management

3     Amend Omnibus Stock Plan                For       For          Management

4     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named           For       For          Management

      Executive Officers' Compensation                                         

5     Report on Specialty Drug Pricing Risks  Against   Against      Shareholder

 

 

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CHEVRON CORPORATION                                                            

 

Ticker:   ��   CVX            Security ID:  166764100                           

Meeting Date: MAY 27, 2015   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  APR 01, 2015                                                     

 

 


 

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1a    Elect Director Alexander B. Cummings,   For       For          Management

      Jr.                                                                      

1b    Elect Director Linnet F. Deily          For       For          Management

1c    Elect Director Robert E. Denham         For       For          Management

1d    Elect Director Alice P. Gast            For       For          Management

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

1f    Elect Director Jon M. Huntsman, Jr.     For       For          Management

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

1h    Elect Director John G. Stumpf           For       For          Management

1i    Elect Director Ronald D. Sugar          For       For          Management

1j    Elect Director Inge G. Thulin           For       For          Management

1k    Elect Director Carl Ware                For       For          Management

1l    Elect Director John S. Watson           For       For          Management

2     Ratify PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as    For       For          Management

      Auditors                                                                 

3     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named           For       For          Management

      Executive Officers' Compensation                                         

4     Report on Charitable Contributions      Against   Against      Shareholder

5     Report on Lobbying Payments and Policy  Against   Against      Shareholder

6     Prohibit Political Spending             Against   Against      Shareholder

7     Increase Return of Capital to           Against   Against      Shareholder

      Shareholders in Light of  Climate                                        

      Change Risks                                                              

8     Adopt Quantitative GHG Goals for        Against   Against      Shareholder

      Products and Operations                                                  

9     Report on the Result of Efforts to      Against   Against      Shareholder

      Minimize Hydraulic Fracturing Impacts                                    

10    Proxy Access                            Against   For          Shareholder

11    Require Independent Board Chairman      Against   Against      Shareholder

12    Require Director Nominee with           Against   Against      Shareholder

      Environmental Experience                                                 

13    Amend Bylaws -- Call Special Meetings   Against   For          Shareholder

 

 

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CHRISTIAN DIOR                                                                 

 

Ticker:       CDI            Security ID:  F26334106                            

Meeting Date: DEC 09, 2014   Meeting Type: Annual/Special                      

Record Date:  DEC 03, 2014                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1     Amend Article 26 of Bylaws Re:          For       For          Management

      Allocation of Income and Dividends                                       

2     Approve Financial Statements and        For       For          Management

      Statutory Reports                                                        

3     Approve Consolidated Financial          For       For          Management

      Statements and Statutory Reports                                         

4     Approve Auditors' Special Report on     For       Against      Management

      Related-Party Transactions                                               

5     Approve Allocation of Income and        For       For          Management

      Dividends of EUR 3.10 per Share                                          

6     Approve Transfer from Carry Forward     For       For          Management

      Account to Optional Reserve Account                                      

 


 

 

7     Approve Distribution in Kind of 1       For       For          Management

      Hermes International Shares per 23                                       

      Christian Dior Shares                                                    

8     Reelect Bernard Arnault as Director     For       Against      Management

9     Reelect Pierre Gode as Director         For       Against      Management

10    Reelect Sidney Toledano as Director     For       Against      Management

11    Advisory Vote on Compensation of        For       Against      Management

      Bernard Arnault, Chairman and CEO                                        

12    Advisory Vote on Compensation of        For       Against      Management

      Sidney Toledano, Vice CEO                                                 

13    Authorize Repurchase of Up to 10        For       For          Management

      Percent of Issued Share Capital                                          

14    Authorize Capitalization of Reserves    For       For          Management

      of Up to EUR 80 Million for Bonus                                        

      Issue or Increase in Par Value                                           

15    Authorize Decrease in Share Capital     For       For          Management

      via Cancellation of Repurchased Shares                                   

16    Authorize Issuance of Equity or         For       For          Management

      Equity-Linked Securities with                                            

      Preemptive Rights up to Aggregate                                        

      Nominal Amount of EUR 80 Million                                         

17    Authorize Issuance of Equity or         For       Against      Management

      Equity-Linked Securities without                                         

      Preemptive Rights up to Aggregate                                        

      Nominal Amount of EUR 80 Million                                         

18    Approve Issuance of Equity or           For       Against      Management

      Equity-Linked Securities for up to 20                                    

      Percent of Issued Capital Per Year for                                   

      Private Placements, up to Aggregate                                      

      Nominal Amount of EUR 80 Million                                         

19    Authorize Board to Set Issue Price for  For       Against      Management

      10 Percent Per Year of Issued Capital                                    

      Pursuant to Issue Authority without                                      

      Preemptive Rights                                                        

20    Authorize Board to Increase Capital in  For       Against      Management

      the Event of Additional Demand Related                                   

      to Delegation Submitted to Shareholder                                   

      Vote Above (Items 16-18)                                                 

21    Authorize Capital Increase of Up to     For       Against      Management

      EUR 80 Million for Future Exchange                                       

      Offers                                                                    

22    Authorize Capital Increase of up to 10  For       For          Management

      Percent of Issued Capital for                                            

      Contributions in Kind                                                     

23    Authorize up to 1 Percent of Issued     For       Against      Management

      Capital for Use in Stock Option Plans                                    

24    Authorize Capital Issuances for Use in  For       For          Management

      Employee Stock Purchase Plans                                            

25    Set Total Limit for Capital Increase    For       For          Management

      to Result from All Issuance Requests                                     

      at EUR 80 Million                                                        

26    Authorize up to 1 Percent of Issued     For       Against      Management

      Capital for Use in Restricted Stock                                      

      Plans                                                                    

27    Approve Change of Corporate Form to     For       For          Management

      Societas Europaea (SE)                                                    

 


 

 

28    Pursuant to Item 27 Above, Adopt New    For       For          Management

      Bylaws                                                                   

 

 

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COMCAST CORPORATION                                                            

 

Ticker:       CMCSA          Security ID:  20030N101                           

Meeting Date: OCT 08, 2014   Meeting Type: Special                              

Record Date:  AUG 18, 2014                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1     Issue Shares in Connection with         For       For          Management

      Acquisition                                                              

2     Adjourn Meeting                         For       For          Management

 

 

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COMCAST CORPORATION                                                            

 

Ticker:       CMCSA          Security ID:  20030N101                           

Meeting Date: MAY 21, 2015   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  MAR 12, 2015                                                     

 

#     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 Edward D. Breen          For       For          Management

1.4   Elect Director Joseph J. Collins        For       For          Management

1.5   Elect Director J. Michael Cook          For       For          Management

1.6   Elect Director Gerald L. Hassell        For       For          Management

1.7   Elect Director Jeffrey A. Honickman     For       For          Management

1.8   Elect Director Eduardo G. Mestre        For       For          Management

1.9   Elect Director Brian L. Roberts         For       For          Management

1.10  Elect Director Ralph J. Roberts         For       For          Management

1.11  Elect Director Johnathan A. Rodgers     For       For          Management

1.12  Elect Director Judith Rodin             For       For          Management

2     Ratify Deloitte & Touche LLP as         For       For          Management

      Auditors                                                                  

3     Amend Executive Incentive Bonus Plan    For       For          Management

4     Report on Lobbying Payments and Policy  Against   For          Shareholder

5     Pro-rata Vesting of Equity Awards       Against   For          Shareholder

6     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 12, 2015   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  MAR 13, 2015                                                     

 

 


 

 

#     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 Charles E. Bunch         For       For          Management

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

1e    Elect Director John V. Faraci           For       For          Management

1f    Elect Director Jody L. Freeman          For       For          Management

1g    Elect Director Gay Huey Evans           For       For          Management

1h    Elect Director Ryan M. Lance            For       For          Management

1i    Elect Director Arjun N. Murti           For       For          Management

1j    Elect Director Robert A. Niblock        For       For          Management

1k    Elect Director Harald J. Norvik         For       For          Management

2     Ratify Ernst & Young LLP as 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   Against      Shareholder

6     Remove or Adjust Reserve Metrics used   Against   Against      Shareholder

      for Executive Compensation                                               

7     Adopt Proxy Access Right                Against   For          Shareholder

 

 

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DIAGEO PLC                                                                     

 

Ticker:       DGE            Security ID:  25243Q205                           

Meeting Date: SEP 18, 2014   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  AUG 12, 2014                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1     Accept Financial Statements and         For       For          Management

      Statutory Reports                                                        

2     Approve Remuneration Report             For       For          Management

3     Approve Remuneration Policy             For       For          Management

4     Approve Final Dividend                  For       For          Management

5     Re-elect Peggy Bruzelius as Director    For       For          Management

6     Re-elect Laurence Danon as Director     For       For          Management

7     Re-elect Lord Davies of Abersoch as     For       For          Management

      Director                                                                 

8     Re-elect Ho KwonPing as Director        For       For          Management

9     Re-elect Betsy Holden as Director       For       For          Management

10    Re-elect Dr Franz Humer as Director     For       For          Management

11    Re-elect Deirdre Mahlan as Director     For       For          Management

12    Re-elect Ivan Menezes as Director       For       For          Management

13    Re-elect Philip Scott as Director       For       For          Management

14    Elect Nicola Mendelsohn as Director     For       For          Management

15    Elect Alan Stewart as Director          For       For          Management

16    Reappoint KPMG LLP as Auditors          For       For          Management

17    Authorise Board to Fix Remuneration of  For       For          Management

      Auditors                                                                  

18    Authorise Issue of Equity with          For       For          Management

      Pre-emptive Rights                                                       

19    Authorise Issue of Equity without       For       For          Management

      Pre-emptive Rights                                                       

20    Authorise Market Purchase of Ordinary   For       For          Management

 


 

 

      Shares                                                                   

21    Authorise EU Political Donations and    For       For          Management

      Expenditure                                                              

22    Approve 2014 Long Term Incentive Plan   For       For          Management

 

 

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EOG RESOURCES, INC.                                                            

 

Ticker:       EOG            Security ID:  26875P101                           

Meeting Date: APR 30, 2015   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  MAR 02, 2015                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1.1a  Elect Director Janet F. Clark           For       For          Management

1.1b  Elect Director Charles R. Crisp         For       For          Management

1.1c  Elect Director James C. Day             For       For          Management

1.1d  Elect Director H. Leighton Steward      For       For          Management

1.1e  Elect Director Donald F. Textor         For       For          Management

1.1f  Elect Director William R. Thomas        For       For          Management

1.1g  Elect Director Frank G. Wisner          For       For          Management

2     Ratify Deloitte & Touche LLP as         For       For          Management

      Auditors                                                                 

3     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named           For       For          Management

      Executive Officers' Compensation                                         

4     Proxy Access                            Against   For          Shareholder

5     Report on Methane Emissions Management  Against   Against      Shareholder

      and Reduction Targets                                                    

 

 

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EXXON MOBIL CORPORATION                                                        

 

Ticker:       XOM            Security ID:  30231G102                           

Meeting Date: MAY 27, 2015   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  APR 07, 2015                              ��                      

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1.1   Elect Director Michael J. Boskin        For       For          Management

1.2   Elect Director Peter Brabeck-Letmathe   For       For          Management

1.3   Elect Director Ursula M. Burns          For       For          Management

1.4   Elect Director Larry R. Faulkner        For       For          Management

1.5   Elect Director Jay S. Fishman           For       For          Management

1.6   Elect Director Henrietta H. Fore        For       For          Management

1.7   Elect Director Kenneth C. Frazier       For       For          Management

1.8   Elect Director Douglas R. Oberhelman    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 Rex W. Tillerson         For       For          Management

1.12  Elect Director William C. Weldon        For       For          Management

2     Ratify PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as    For       For          Management

      Auditors                                                                 

3     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named           For       Against      Management

      Executive Officers' Compensation                                         

 


 

 

4     Require Independent Board Chairman      Against   For          Shareholder

5     Adopt Proxy Access Right                Against   For          Shareholder

6     Require Director Nominee with           Against   Against      Shareholder

      Environmental Experience                                                 

7     Increase the Number of Females on the   Against   Against      Shareholder

      Board                                                                     

8     Disclose Percentage of Females at Each  Against   Against      Shareholder

      Percentile of Compensation                                               

9     Report on Lobbying Payments and Policy  Against   Against      Shareholder

10    Adopt Quantitative GHG Goals for        Against   Against      Shareholder

      Products and Operations                                                  

11    Report on the Result of Efforts to      Against   Against      Shareholder

      Minimize Hydraulic Fracturing Impacts                                    

 

 

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FACEBOOK, INC.                                                                  

 

Ticker:       FB             Security ID:  30303M102                           

Meeting Date: JUN 11, 2015   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  APR 13, 2015                                                      

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1.1   Elect Director Marc L. Andreessen       For       Withhold     Management

1.2   Elect Director Erskine B. Bowles        For       For          Management

1.3   Elect Director Susan D.                 For       For          Management

      Desmond-Hellmann                                                         

1.4   Elect Director Reed Hastings            For       For          Management

1.5   Elect Director Jan Koum                 For       Withhold     Management

1.6   Elect Director Sheryl K. Sandberg       For       Withhold     Management

1.7   Elect Director Peter A. Thiel           For       For          Management

1.8   Elect Director Mark Zuckerberg          For       Withhold     Management

2     Ratify Ernst & Young LLP as Auditors    For       For          Management

3     Amend Omnibus Stock Plan                For       Against      Management

4     Approve Recapitalization Plan for all   Against   For          Shareholder

      Stock to Have One-vote per Share                                         

5     Report on Sustainability                Against   Against      Shareholder

6     Report on Human Rights Risk Assessment  Against   Against      Shareholder

      Process                                                                  

 

 

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FRANKLIN RESOURCES, INC.                                                        

 

Ticker:       BEN            Security ID:  354613101                           

Meeting Date: MAR 11, 2015   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  JAN 14, 2015                                                      

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1a    Elect Director Peter K. Barker          For       For          Management

1b    Elect Director Mariann Byerwalter       For       For          Management

1c    Elect Director Charles E. Johnson       For       For          Management

1d    Elect Director Gregory E. Johnson       For       For          Management

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

 


 

 

1f    Elect Director Mark C. Pigott           For       For          Management

1g    Elect Director Chutta Ratnathicam       For       For          Management

1h    Elect Director Laura Stein              For       For          Management

1i    Elect Director Seth H. Waugh            For       For          Management

1j    Elect Director Geoffrey Y. Yang         For       For          Management

2     Ratify PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as    For       For          Management

      Auditors                                                                 

3     Amend Omnibus Stock Plan                For       For          Management

 

 

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GILEAD SCIENCES, INC.                                                           

 

Ticker:       GILD           Security ID:  375558103                           

Meeting Date: MAY 06, 2015   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  MAR 11, 2015                                                      

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1a    Elect Director John F. Cogan            For       For          Management

1b    Elect Director Etienne F. Davignon      For       For          Management

1c    Elect Director Carla A. Hills           For       For          Management

1d    Elect Director Kevin E. Lofton          For       For          Management

1e    Elect Director John W. Madigan          For       For          Management

1f    Elect Director John C. Martin           For       For          Management

1g    Elect Director Nicholas G. Moore        For       For          Management

1h    Elect Director Richard J. Whitley       For       For          Management

1i    Elect Director Gayle E. Wilson          For       For          Management

1j    Elect Director Per Wold-Olsen           For       For          Management

2     Ratify Ernst & Young LLP as Auditors    For       For          Management

3     Amend Qualified Employee Stock          For       For          Management

      Purchase Plan                                                            

4     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named           For       For          Management

      Executive Officers' Compensation                                         

5     Provide Right to Act by Written Consent Against   Against      Shareholder

6     Require Independent Board Chairman      Against   Against      Shareholder

7     Report on Sustainability                Against   Against      Shareholder

8     Report on Specialty Drug Pricing Risks  Against   Against      Shareholder

 

 

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HERMES INTERNATIONAL                                                           

 

Ticker:       RMS            Security ID:  F48051100                           

Meeting Date: JUN 02, 2015   Meeting Type: Annual/Special                      

Record Date:  MAY 28, 2015                                                     

 

#     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 Discharge of Management Board   For       For          Management

4     Approve Allocation of Income and        For       For          Management

      Ordinary Dividends of EUR 2.95 per                                        

 


 

 

      Share and Special Dividends of EUR 5.                                    

      00 per Share                                                             

5     Approve Auditors' Special Report on     For       Against      Management

      Related-Party Transactions                                               

6     Reelect Matthieu Dumas as Supervisory   For       Against      Management

      Board Member                                                             

7     Reelect Blaise Guerrand as Supervisory  For       Against      Management

      Board Member                                                             

8     Reelect Robert Peugeot as Supervisory   For       Against      Management

      Board Member                                                              

9     Advisory Vote on Compensation of Axel   For       Against      Management

      Dumas, Chairman of the Management Board                                  

10    Advisory Vote on Societe Emile Hermes,  For       Against      Management

      Member of the Management Board                                           

11    Authorize Repurchase of Up to 10        For       Against      Management

      Percent of Issued Share Capital                                           

12    Amend Article 24 of Bylaws Re: Record   For       For          Management

      Date                                                                     

13    Authorize Decrease in Share Capital     For       For          Management

      via Cancellation of Repurchased Shares                                   

14    Authorize up to 2 Percent of Issued     For       Against      Management

      Capital for Use in Stock Option Plans                                    

15    Authorize up to 2 Percent of Issued     For       Against      Management

      Capital for Use in Restricted Stock                                      

      Plans                                                                     

16    Authorize Capitalization of Reserves    For       Against      Management

      of up to 40 Percent of Issued Capital                                    

      for Bonus Issue or Increase in Par                                       

      Value                                                                    

17    Authorize Issuance of Equity or         For       Against      Management

      Equity-Linked Securities with                                             

      Preemptive Rights up to 40 Percent of                                    

      Issued Capital, Including in the Event                                   

      of a Public Tender Offer                                                  

18    Authorize Issuance of Equity or         For       Against      Management

      Equity-Linked Securities without                                         

      Preemptive Rights up to 40 Percent of                                     

      Issued Capital, Including in the Event                                   

      of a Public Tender Offer                                                 

19    Authorize Capital Issuances for Use in  For       For          Management

      Employee Stock Purchase Plans                                            

20    Approve Issuance of Equity or           For       Against      Management

      Equity-Linked Securities for up to 20                                    

      Percent of Issued Capital Per Year for                                   

      Private Placements, Including in the                                     

      Event of a Public Tender Offer                                           

21    Authorize Capital Increase of up to 10  For       Against      Management

      Percent of Issued Capital for                                            

      Contributions in Kind, Including in                                      

      the Event of a Public Tender Offer                                       

22    Authorize Filing of Required            For       For          Management

      Documents/Other Formalities                                              

 

 

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IMPERIAL OIL LIMITED                                                           

 

Ticker:       IMO            Security ID:  453038408                           

Meeting Date: APR 30, 2015   Meeting Type: Annual                               

Record Date:  MAR 05, 2015                                                     

 

#     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.G. (Jerry) Wascom      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 21, 2015   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  MAR 23, 2015                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1a    Elect Director Charlene Barshefsky      For       For          Management

1b    Elect Director Aneel Bhusri             For       For          Management

1c    Elect Director Andy D. Bryant           For       For          Management

1d    Elect Director Susan L. Decker          For       For          Management

1e    Elect Director John J. Donahoe          For       For          Management

1f    Elect Director Reed E. Hundt            For       For          Management

1g    Elect Director Brian M. Krzanich        For       For          Management

1h    Elect Director James D. Plummer         For       For          Management

1i    Elect Director David S. Pottruck        For       For          Management

1j    Elect Director Frank D. Yeary           For       For          Management

1k    Elect Director David B. Yoffie          For       For          Management

2     Ratify Ernst & Young LLP as 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     Amend Qualified Employee Stock          For       For          Management

      Purchase Plan                                                            

6     Adopt Holy Land Principles              Against   Against      Shareholder

7     Require Independent Board Chairman      Against   Against      Shareholder

8     Provide Vote Counting to Exclude        Against   Against      Shareholder

      Abstentions                                                              

 

 

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INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION                                    

 

Ticker:       IBM            Security ID:  459200101                           

 


 

Meeting Date: APR 28, 2015   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  FEB 27, 2015                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1.1   Elect Director Alain J.P. Belda         For       For          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 Alex Gorsky              For       For          Management

1.7   Elect Director Shirley Ann Jackson      For       For          Management

1.8   Elect Director Andrew N. Liveris        For       For          Management

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

1.10  Elect Director James W. Owens           For       For          Management

1.11  Elect Director Virginia M. Rometty      For       For          Management

1.12  Elect Director Joan E. Spero            For       For          Management

1.13  Elect Director Sidney Taurel            For       For          Management

1.14  Elect Director Peter R. Voser           For       For          Management

2     Ratify PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as    For       For          Management

      Auditors                                                                 

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   Against      Shareholder

6     Pro-rata Vesting of Equity Awards       Against   Against      Shareholder

7     Establish Public Policy Board Committee Against   Against      Shareholder

 

 

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JOHNSON & JOHNSON                                                              

 

Ticker:       JNJ            Security ID:  478160104                           

Meeting Date: APR 23, 2015   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  FEB 24, 2015                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1a    Elect Director Mary Sue Coleman         For       For          Management

1b    Elect Director D. Scott Davis           For       For          Management

1c    Elect Director Ian E. L. Davis          For       For          Management

1d    Elect Director Alex Gorsky              For       For          Management

1e    Elect Director Susan L. Lindquist       For       For          Management

1f    Elect Director Mark B. McClellan        For       For          Management

1g    Elect Director Anne M. Mulcahy          For       For          Management

1h    Elect Director William D. Perez         For       For          Management

1i    Elect Director Charles Prince           For       For          Management

1j    Elect Director A. Eugene Washington     For       For          Management

1k    Elect Director Ronald A. Williams       For       For          Management

2     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named           For       For          Management

      Executive Officers' Compensation                                         

3     Ratify PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as    For       For          Management

      Auditors                                                                 

4     Policy Regarding Overextended Directors Against   Against      Shareholder

5     Report on Consistency Between           Against   Against      Shareholder

      Corporate Values and Political                                           

      Contributions                                                            

 


 

 

6     Require Independent Board Chairman      Against   Against      Shareholder

 

 

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JPMORGAN CHASE & CO.                                                           

 

Ticker:       JPM            Security ID:  46625H100                           

Meeting Date: MAY 19, 2015   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  MAR 20, 2015                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1a    Elect Director Linda B. Bammann         For       For          Management

1b    Elect Director James A. Bell            For       For          Management

1c    Elect Director Crandall C. Bowles       For       For          Management

1d    Elect Director Stephen B. Burke         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 Laban P. Jackson, Jr.    For       For          Management

1i    Elect Director Michael A. Neal          For       For          Management

1j    Elect Director Lee R. Raymond           For       For          Management

1k    Elect Director William C. Weldon        For       For          Management

2     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named           For       For          Management

      Executive Officers' Compensation                                          

3     Ratify PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as    For       For          Management

      Auditors                                                                 

4     Amend Omnibus Stock Plan                For       For          Management

5     Require Independent Board Chairman      Against   Against      Shareholder

6     Report on Lobbying Payments and Policy  Against   Against      Shareholder

7     Amend Bylaws -- Call Special Meetings   Against   For          Shareholder

8     Provide Vote Counting to Exclude        Against   Against      Shareholder

      Abstentions                                                              

9     Report on Certain Vesting Program       Against   Against      Shareholder

10    Disclosure of Recoupment Activity from  Against   Against      Shareholder

      Senior Officers                                                          

 

 

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MCDONALD'S CORPORATION                                                         

 

Ticker:       MCD            Security ID:  580135101                           

Meeting Date: MAY 21, 2015   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  MAR 23, 2015                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1a    Elect Director Susan E. Arnold          For       For          Management

1b    Elect Director Stephen J. Easterbrook   For       For          Management

1c    Elect Director Robert A. Eckert         For       For          Management

1d    Elect Director Margaret (Margo) H.      For       For          Management

      Georgiadis                                                                

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

1f    Elect Director Jeanne P. Jackson        For       For          Management

1g    Elect Director Richard H. Lenny         For       For          Management

1h    Elect Director Walter E. Massey         For       For          Management

 


 

 

1i    Elect Director Andrew J. McKenna        For       For          Management

1j    Elect Director Sheila A. Penrose        For       For          Management

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

1l    Elect Director Roger W. Stone           For       For          Management

1m    Elect Director Miles D. White           For       For          Management

2     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named           For       For          Management

      Executive Officers' Compensation                                         

3     Ratify Ernst & Young LLP as Auditors    For       For          Management

4     Pro-rata Vesting of Equity Awards       Against   Against      Shareholder

5     Provide Right to Act by Written Consent Against   Against      Shareholder

6     Proxy Access                            Against   For          Shareholder

7     Report on Consistency Between           Against   Against      Shareholder

      Corporate Values and Political                                           

      Contributions                                                            

8     Educate Public About GMO Benefits       Against   Against      Shareholder

9     Report on Practices to Mitigate Palm    Against   Against      Shareholder

      Oil Sourcing Impacts                                                     

 

 

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MCGRAW HILL FINANCIAL, INC.                                                    

 

Ticker:       MHFI           Security ID:  580645109                           

Meeting Date: APR 29, 2015   Meeting Type: Annual                               

Record Date:  MAR 09, 2015                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1.1   Elect Director Winfried Bischoff        For       For          Management

1.2   Elect Director William D. Green         For       For          Management

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

1.4   Elect Director Rebecca Jacoby           For       For          Management

1.5   Elect Director Robert P. McGraw         For       For          Management

1.6   Elect Director Hilda Ochoa-Brillembourg For       For          Management

1.7   Elect Director Douglas L. Peterson      For       For          Management

1.8   Elect Director Michael Rake             For       For          Management

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

1.10  Elect Director Kurt L. Schmoke          For       For          Management

1.11  Elect Director Sidney Taurel            For       For          Management

1.12  Elect Director Richard E. Thornburgh    For       For          Management

2     Amend Omnibus Stock Plan                For       For          Management

3     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named           For       For          Management

      Executive Officers' Compensation                                         

4     Ratify Ernst & Young LLP as Auditors    For       For          Management

5     Require Independent Board Chairman      Against   Against      Shareholder

 

 

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NESTLE SA                                                                      

 

Ticker:       NESN           Security ID:  641069406                           

Meeting Date: APR 16, 2015   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  MAR 09, 2015                                                     

 

#     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

      (Non-binding)                                                            

2     Approve Discharge of Board and Senior   For       For          Management

      Management                                                                

3     Approve Allocation of Income and        For       For          Management

      Dividends of CHF 2.20 per Share                                          

4.1a  Reelect Peter Brabeck-Letmathe as       For       For          Management

      Director                                                                 

4.1b  Reelect Paul Bulcke as Director         For       For          Management

4.1c  Reelect Andreas Koopmann as Director    For       For          Management

4.1d  Reelect Beat Hess as Director           For       For          Management

4.1e  Reelect Daniel Borel as Director        For       For          Management

4.1f  Reelect Steven G. Hoch as Director      For       For          Management

4.1g  Reelect Naina Lal Kidwai as Director    For       For          Management

4.1h  Reelect Jean-Pierre Roth as Director    For       For          Management

4.1i  Reelect Ann M. Veneman as Director      For       For          Management

4.1j  Reelect Henri de Castries as Director   For       For          Management

4.1k  Reelect Eva Cheng as Director           For       For          Management

4.2.1 Elect Ruth Khasaya Oniang'o as Director For       For          Management

4.2.2 Elect Patrick Aebischer as Director     For       For          Management

4.2.3 Elect Renato Fassbind as Director       For       For          Management

4.3   Elect Peter Brabeck-Letmathe as Board   For       For          Management

      Chairman                                                                 

4.4.1 Appoint Beat Hess as Member of the      For       For          Management

      Compensation Committee                                                   

4.4.2 Appoint Daniel Borel as Member of the   For       For          Management

      Compensation Committee                                                   

4.4.3 Appoint Andreas Koopmann as Member of   For       For          Management

      the Compensation Committee                                               

4.4.4 Appoint Jean-Pierre Roth as Member of   For       For          Management

      the Compensation Committee                                               

4.5   Ratify KPMG SA as Auditors              For       For          Management

4.6   Designate Hartmann Dreyer as            For       For          Management

      Independent Proxy                                                        

5.1   Approve Maximum Remuneration of Board   For       For          Management

      of Directors in the Amount of CHF 11                                     

      Million                                                                  

5.2   Approve Maximum Remuneration of         For       For          Management

      Executive Committee in the Amount of                                     

      CHF 60 Million                                                           

6     Approve CHF 3.6 Million Reduction in    For       For          Management

      Share Capital via Cancellation of                                        

      Repurchased Shares                                                       

7     Additional And/or Counter-proposals     For       Abstain      Management

      Presented At The Meeting                                                 

 

 

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NEWS CORPORATION                                                                

 

Ticker:       NWS            Security ID:  65249B208                           

Meeting Date: NOV 13, 2014   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  SEP 16, 2014                                                      

 


 

 

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1a    Elect Director K. Rupert Murdoch        For       Against      Management

1b    Elect Director Lachlan K. Murdoch       For       Against      Management

1c    Elect Director Robert J. Thomson        For       Against      Management

1d    Elect Director Jose Maria Aznar         For       Against      Management

1e    Elect Director Natalie Bancroft         For       Against      Management

1f    Elect Director Peter L. Barnes          For       Against      Management

1g    Elect Director Elaine L. Chao           For       Against      Management

1h    Elect Director John Elkann              For       Against      Management

1i    Elect Director Joel I. Klein            For       Against      Management

1j    Elect Director James R. Murdoch         For       Against      Management

1k    Elect Director Ana Paula Pessoa         For       Against      Management

1l    Elect Director Masroor Siddiqui         For       Against      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     Amend Omnibus Stock Plan                For       For          Management

6     Approve Recapitalization Plan for all   Against   For          Shareholder

      Stock to Have One-vote per Share                                         

 

 

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NOVARTIS AG                                                                     

 

Ticker:       NOVN           Security ID:  66987V109                           

Meeting Date: FEB 27, 2015   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  JAN 15, 2015                                                      

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1     Accept Financial Statements and         For       For          Management

      Statutory Reports                                                         

2     Approve Discharge of Board and Senior   For       For          Management

      Management                                                               

3     Approve Allocation of Income and        For       For          Management

      Dividends of CHF 2.60 per Share                                          

4     Approve CHF 14.6 Million Reduction in   For       For          Management

      Share Capital via Cancellation of                                        

      Repurchased Shares                                                       

5     Amend Articles Re: Ordinance Against    For       For          Management

      Excessive Remuneration at Listed                                         

      Companies                                                                 

6.1   Approve Maximum Remuneration of Board   For       For          Management

      of Directors in the Amount of CHF 7.7                                    

      Million                                                                  

6.2   Approve Maximum Remuneration of         For       For          Management

      Executive Committee in the Amount of                                     

      CHF 84 Million                                                            

6.3   Approve Remuneration Report             For       For          Management

7.1   Reelect Joerg Reinhardt as Director     For       For          Management

      and Board Chairman                                                        

7.2   Reelect Dimitri Azar as Director        For       For          Management

7.3   Reelect Verena Briner as Director       For       For          Management

7.4   Reelect Srikant Datar as Director       For       For          Management

 


 

 

7.5   Reelect Ann Fudge as Director           For       For          Management

7.6   Reelect Pierre Landolt as Director      For       For          Management

7.7   Reelect Andreas von Planta as Director  For       For          Management

7.8   Reelect Charles Sawyers as Director     For       For          Management

7.9   Reelect Enrico Vanni as Director        For       For          Management

7.10  Reelect William Winters as Director     For       For          Management

7.11  Elect Nancy Andrews as Director         For       For          Management

8.1   Appoint Srikant Datar as Member of the  For       For          Management

      Compensation Committee                                                   

8.2   Appoint Ann Fudge as Member of the      For       For          Management

      Compensation Committee                                                   

8.3   Appoint Enrico Vanni as Member of the   For       For          Management

      Compensation Committee                                                   

8.4   Appoint William Winters as Member of    For       For          Management

      the Compensation Committee                                               

9     Ratify PricewaterhouseCoopers AG as     For       For          Management

      Auditors                                                                 

10    Designate Peter Zahn as Independent     For       For          Management

      Proxy                                                                     

11    Transact Other Business (Voting)        For       Against      Management

 

 

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OCCIDENTAL PETROLEUM CORPORATION                                               

 

Ticker:       OXY            Security ID:  674599105                           

Meeting Date: MAY 01, 2015   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  MAR 10, 2015                                                      

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1.1   Elect Director Spencer Abraham          For       For          Management

1.2   Elect Director Howard I. Atkins         For       For          Management

1.3   Elect Director Eugene L. Batchelder     For       For          Management

1.4   Elect Director Stephen I. Chazen        For       For          Management

1.5   Elect Director John E. Feick            For       For          Management

1.6   Elect Director Margaret M. Foran        For       For          Management

1.7   Elect Director Carlos M. Gutierrez      For       For          Management

1.8   Elect Director William R. Klesse        For       For          Management

1.9   Elect Director Avedick B. Poladian      For       For          Management

1.10  Elect Director Elisse B. Walter         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 KPMG LLP as Auditors             For       For          Management

5     Claw-back of Payments under             Against   For          Shareholder

      Restatements                                                             

6     Adopt Proxy Access Right                Against   For          Shareholder

7     Report on Methane and Flaring           Against   Against      Shareholder

      Emissions Management and Reduction                                       

      Targets                                                                  

8     Review and Assess Membership of         Against   Against      Shareholder

      Lobbying Organizations                                                   

 

 

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ORACLE CORPORATION                                                              

 

Ticker:       ORCL           Security ID:  68389X105                           

Meeting Date: NOV 05, 2014   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  SEP 08, 2014                                                      

 

#     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       Withhold     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       For          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 Naomi O. Seligman        For       For          Management

2     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named           For       Against      Management

      Executive Officers' Compensation                                         

3     Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

4     Provide Vote Counting to Exclude        Against   Against      Shareholder

      Abstentions                                                              

5     Adopt Multiple Performance Metrics      Against   Against      Shareholder

      Under Executive Incentive Plans                                          

6     Adopt Specific Performance Standards    Against   Against      Shareholder

7     Adopt Proxy Access Right                Against   For          Shareholder

 

 

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PEPSICO, INC.                                                                  

 

Ticker:       PEP            Security ID:  713448108                           

Meeting Date: MAY 06, 2015   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  FEB 27, 2015                                                     

 

#     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 Rona A. Fairhead         For       For          Management

1.6   Elect Director Richard W. Fisher        For       For          Management

1.7   Elect Director Alberto Ibarguen         For       For          Management

1.8   Elect Director William R. Johnson       For       For          Management

1.9   Elect Director Indra K. Nooyi           For       For          Management

1.10  Elect Director David C. Page            For       For          Management

1.11  Elect Director Robert C. Pohlad         For       For          Management

1.12  Elect Director Lloyd G. Trotter         For       For          Management

1.13  Elect Director Daniel Vasella           For       For          Management

1.14  Elect Director Alberto Weisser          For       For          Management

2     Ratify KPMG LLP as Auditors             For       For          Management

3     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named           For       For          Management

      Executive Officers' Compensation                                         

 


 

 

4     Establish a Board Committee on          Against   Against      Shareholder

      Sustainability                                                           

5     Pro-Rata Vesting of Equity Awards       Against   Against      Shareholder

6     Report on Plans to Minimize             Against   Against      Shareholder

      Pesticides' Impact on Pollinators                                        

 

 

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PHILIP MORRIS INTERNATIONAL INC.                                               

 

Ticker:       PM             Security ID:  718172109                           

Meeting Date: MAY 06, 2015   Meeting Type: Annual                               

Record Date:  MAR 13, 2015                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1.1   Elect Director Harold Brown             For       For          Management

1.2   Elect Director Andre Calantzopoulos     For       For          Management

1.3   Elect Director Louis C. Camilleri       For       For          Management

1.4   Elect Director Werner Geissler          For       For          Management

1.5   Elect Director Jennifer Li              For       For          Management

1.6   Elect Director Jun Makihara             For       For          Management

1.7   Elect Director Sergio Marchionne        For       For          Management

1.8   Elect Director Kalpana Morparia         For       For          Management

1.9   Elect Director Lucio A. Noto            For       For          Management

1.10  Elect Director Frederik Paulsen         For       For          Management

1.11  Elect Director Robert B. Polet          For       For          Management

1.12  Elect Director Stephen M. Wolf          For       For          Management

2     Ratify PricewaterhouseCoopers SA as     For       For          Management

      Auditors                                                                  

3     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named           For       Against      Management

      Executive Officers' Compensation                                         

4     Report on Lobbying Payments and Policy  Against   Against      Shareholder

5     Adopt Anti-Forced Labor Policy for      Against   Against      Shareholder

      Tobacco Supply Chain                                                     

 

 

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PHILLIPS 66                                                                    

 

Ticker:       PSX            Security ID:  718546104                           

Meeting Date: MAY 06, 2015   Meeting Type: Annual                               

Record Date:  MAR 13, 2015                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1a    Elect Director J. Brian Ferguson        For       For          Management

1b    Elect Director Harold W. McGraw, III    For       For          Management

1c    Elect Director Victoria J. Tschinkel    For       For          Management

2     Ratify Ernst & Young LLP as Auditors    For       For          Management

3     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named           For       For          Management

      Executive Officers' Compensation                                         

4     Declassify the Board of Directors       For       For          Management

5     Adopt Quantitative GHG Goals for        Against   Against      Shareholder

      Operations                                                               

 

 


 

 

 

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PRAXAIR, INC.                                                                  

 

Ticker:       PX             Security ID:  74005P104                           

Meeting Date: APR 28, 2015   Meeting Type: Annual                               

Record Date:  MAR 02, 2015                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1.1   Elect Director Stephen F. Angel         For       For          Management

1.2   Elect Director Oscar Bernardes          For       For          Management

1.3   Elect Director Nance K. Dicciani        For       For          Management

1.4   Elect Director Edward G. Galante        For       For          Management

1.5   Elect Director Ira D. Hall              For       For          Management

1.6   Elect Director Raymond W. LeBoeuf       For       For          Management

1.7   Elect Director Larry D. McVay           For       For          Management

1.8   Elect Director Denise L. Ramos          For       For          Management

1.9   Elect Director Wayne T. Smith           For       For          Management

1.10  Elect Director Robert L. Wood           For       For          Management

2     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named           For       For          Management

      Executive Officers' Compensation                                         

3     Require Independent Board Chairman      Against   Against      Shareholder

4     Ratify PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as    For       For          Management

      Auditors                                                                 

 

 

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QUALCOMM INCORPORATED                                                          

 

Ticker:       QCOM           Security ID:  747525103                           

Meeting Date: MAR 09, 2015   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  JAN 12, 2015                                                      

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1a    Elect Director Barbara T. Alexander     For       Against      Management

1b    Elect Director Donald G. Cruickshank    For       For          Management

1c    Elect Director Raymond V. Dittamore     For       For          Management

1d    Elect Director Susan Hockfield          For       For          Management

1e    Elect Director Thomas W. Horton         For       For          Management

1f    Elect Director Paul E. Jacobs           For       For          Management

1g    Elect Director Sherry Lansing           For       For          Management

1h    Elect Director Harish Manwani           For       For          Management

1i    Elect Director Steven M. Mollenkopf     For       For          Management

1j    Elect Director Duane A. Nelles          For       For          Management

1k    Elect Director Clark T. 'Sandy' Randt,  For       For          Management

      Jr.                                                                      

1l    Elect Director Francisco Ros            For       For          Management

1m    Elect Director Jonathan J. Rubinstein   For       Against      Management

1n    Elect Director Brent Scowcroft          For       For          Management

1o    Elect Director Marc I. Stern            For       Against      Management

2     Ratify PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as    For       For          Management

      Auditors                                                                 

3     Amend Qualified Employee Stock          For       For          Management

      Purchase Plan                                                            

 


 

 

4     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named           For       Against      Management

      Executive Officers' Compensation                                         

 

 

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SABMILLER PLC                                                                   

 

Ticker:       SAB            Security ID:  G77395104                           

Meeting Date: JUL 24, 2014   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  JUL 22, 2014                                                      

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1     Accept Financial Statements and         For       For          Management

      Statutory Reports                                                         

2     Approve Remuneration Report             For       For          Management

3     Approve Remuneration Policy             For       Abstain      Management

4     Re-elect Mark Armour as Director        For       For          Management

5     Re-elect Geoffrey Bible as Director     For       For          Management

6     Re-elect Alan Clark as Director         For       For          Management

7     Re-elect Dinyar Devitre as Director     For       For          Management

8     Re-elect Guy Elliott as Director        For       For          Management

9     Re-elect Lesley Knox as Director        For       For          Management

10    Re-elect John Manser as Director        For       For          Management

11    Re-elect John Manzoni as Director       For       For          Management

12    Re-elect Dr Dambisa Moyo as Director    For       For          Management

13    Re-elect Carlos Perez Davila as         For       For          Management

      Director                                                                 

14    Re-elect Alejandro Santo Domingo        For       For          Management

      Davila as Director                                                       

15    Re-elect Helen Weir as Director         For       For          Management

16    Re-elect Howard Willard as Director     For       For          Management

17    Re-elect Jamie Wilson as Director       For       For          Management

18    Approve Final Dividend                  For       For          Management

19    Reappoint PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP    For       For          Management

      as Auditors                                                              

20    Authorise Board to Fix Remuneration of  For       For          Management

      Auditors                                                                 

21    Authorise Issue of Equity with          For       For          Management

      Pre-emptive Rights                                                        

22    Approve Employee Share Purchase Plan    For       For          Management

23    Approve Sharesave Plan                  For       For          Management

24    Establish Supplements or Appendices to  For       For          Management

      the Employee Share Purchase Plan or                                      

      the Sharesave Plan                                                       

25    Authorise Issue of Equity without       For       For          Management

      Pre-emptive Rights                                                       

26    Authorise Market Purchase of Ordinary   For       For          Management

      Shares                                                                    

27    Authorise the Company to Call EGM with  For       For          Management

      Two Weeks' Notice                                                        

 

 

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STATE STREET CORPORATION                                                       

 


 

 

 

Ticker:       STT            Security ID:  857477103                           

Meeting Date: MAY 20, 2015   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  MAR 13, 2015                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1a    Elect Director Jose E. Almeida          For       For          Management

1b    Elect Director Kennett F. Burnes        For       For          Management

1c    Elect Director Patrick de Saint-Aignan  For       For          Management

1d    Elect Director Amelia C. Fawcett        For       For          Management

1e    Elect Director William C. Freda         For       For          Management

1f    Elect Director Linda A. Hill            For       For          Management

1g    Elect Director Joseph L. Hooley         For       For          Management

1h    Elect Director Robert S. Kaplan         For       For          Management

1i    Elect Director Richard P. Sergel        For       For          Management

1j    Elect Director Ronald L. Skates         For       For          Management

1k    Elect Director Gregory L. Summe         For       For          Management

1l    Elect Director Thomas J. Wilson         For       For          Management

2     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named           For       For          Management

      Executive Officers' Compensation                                          

3     Ratify Ernst & Young LLP as Auditors    For       For          Management

 

 

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TEXAS INSTRUMENTS INCORPORATED                                                  

 

Ticker:       TXN            Security ID:  882508104                           

Meeting Date: APR 16, 2015   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  FEB 17, 2015                                                     

 

#     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       For          Management

1e    Elect Director Ronald Kirk              For       For          Management

1f    Elect Director Pamela H. Patsley        For       For          Management

1g    Elect Director Robert E. Sanchez        For       For          Management

1h    Elect Director Wayne R. Sanders         For       For          Management

1i    Elect Director Ruth J. Simmons          For       For          Management

1j    Elect Director Richard K. Templeton     For       For          Management

1k    Elect Director Christine Todd Whitman   For       For          Management

2     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named           For       Against      Management

      Executive Officers' Compensation                                         

3     Ratify Ernst & Young LLP as Auditors    For       For          Management

 

 

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THE COCA-COLA COMPANY                                                          

 

Ticker:       KO             Security ID:  191216100                           

Meeting Date: APR 29, 2015   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  MAR 02, 2015                                                     

 

 


 

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1.1   Elect Director Herbert A. Allen         For       For          Management

1.2   Elect Director Ronald W. Allen          For       For          Management

1.3   Elect Director Marc Bolland             For       For          Management

1.4   Elect Director Ana Botin                For       For          Management

1.5   Elect Director Howard G. Buffet         For       For          Management

1.6   Elect Director Richard M. Daley         For       For          Management

1.7   Elect Director Barry Diller             For       For          Management

1.8   Elect Director Helene D. Gayle          For       For          Management

1.9   Elect Director Evan G. Greenberg        For       For          Management

1.10  Elect Director Alexis M. Herman         For       For          Management

1.11  Elect Director Muhtar Kent              For       For          Management

1.12  Elect Director Robert A. Kotick         For       For          Management

1.13  Elect Director Maria Elena Lagomasino   For       For          Management

1.14  Elect Director Sam Nunn                 For       For          Management

1.15  Elect Director David B. Weinberg        For       For          Management

2     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named           For       For          Management

      Executive Officers' Compensation                                         

3     Ratify Ernst & Young LLP as Auditors    For       For          Management

4     Proxy Access                            Against   For          Shareholder

5     Seek Shareholder Approval to Release    Against   Against      Shareholder

      of Unvested Restricted Stock Awards                                      

      and Unvested PSU Awards to Senior                                        

      Executives                                                                

 

 

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THE ESTEE LAUDER COMPANIES INC.                                                

 

Ticker:       EL             Security ID:  518439104                           

Meeting Date: NOV 14, 2014   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  SEP 15, 2014                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1.1   Elect Director Charlene Barshefsky      For       For          Management

1.2   Elect Director Wei Sun Christianson     For       For          Management

1.3   Elect Director Fabrizio Freda           For       For          Management

1.4   Elect Director Jane Lauder              For       For          Management

1.5   Elect Director Leonard A. Lauder        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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THE PROCTER & GAMBLE COMPANY                                                   

 

Ticker:       PG             Security ID:  742718109                           

Meeting Date: OCT 14, 2014   Meeting Type: Annual                               

Record Date:  AUG 15, 2014                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1a    Elect Director Angela F. Braly          For       For          Management

1b    Elect Director Kenneth I. Chenault      For       For          Management

 


 

 

1c    Elect Director Scott D. Cook            For       For          Management

1d    Elect Director Susan Desmond-Hellmann   For       For          Management

1e    Elect Director A.G. Lafley              For       For          Management

1f    Elect Director Terry J. Lundgren        For       For          Management

1g    Elect Director W. James McNerney, Jr.   For       For          Management

1h    Elect Director Margaret C. Whitman      For       For          Management

1i    Elect Director Mary Agnes Wilderotter   For       For          Management

1j    Elect Director Patricia A. Woertz       For       For          Management

1k    Elect Director Ernesto Zedillo          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     Assess Environmental Impact of          Against   Against      Shareholder

      Non-Recyclable Packaging                                                  

6     Report on Consistency Between           Against   Against      Shareholder

      Corporate Values and Political                                           

      Contributions                                                             

 

 

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THE WALT DISNEY COMPANY                                                        

 

Ticker:       DIS            Security ID:  254687106                            

Meeting Date: MAR 12, 2015   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  JAN 12, 2015                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1a    Elect Director Susan E. Arnold          For       For          Management

1b    Elect Director John S. Chen             For       For          Management

1c    Elect Director Jack Dorsey              For       For          Management

1d    Elect Director Robert A. Iger           For       For          Management

1e    Elect Director Fred H. Langhammer       For       For          Management

1f    Elect Director Aylwin B. Lewis          For       For          Management

1g    Elect Director Monica C. Lozano         For       For          Management

1h    Elect Director Robert W. Matschullat    For       For          Management

1i    Elect Director Sheryl K. Sandberg       For       For          Management

1j    Elect Director Orin C. Smith            For       For          Management

2     Ratify PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as    For       For          Management

      Auditors                                                                 

3     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named           For       For          Management

      Executive Officers' Compensation                                         

4     Require Independent Board Chairman      Against   Against      Shareholder

5     Pro-rata Vesting of Equity Awards       Against   For          Shareholder

 

 

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TIME WARNER CABLE INC.                                                         

 

Ticker:       TWC            Security ID:  88732J207                           

Meeting Date: OCT 09, 2014   Meeting Type: Special                             

Record Date:  AUG 18, 2014                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

 


 

 

1     Approve Merger Agreement                For       For          Management

2     Advisory Vote on Golden Parachutes      For       Against      Management

 

 

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TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY FOX, INC.                                                 

 

Ticker:       FOXA           Security ID:  90130A200                           

Meeting Date: NOV 12, 2014   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  SEP 15, 2014                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1a    Elect Director K. Rupert Murdoch        For       For          Management

1b    Elect Director Lachlan K. Murdoch       For       For          Management

1c    Elect Director Delphine Arnault         For       For          Management

1d    Elect Director James W. Breyer          For       For          Management

1e    Elect Director Chase Carey              For       For          Management

1f    Elect Director David F. DeVoe           For       For          Management

1g    Elect Director Viet Dinh                For       For          Management

1h    Elect Director Roderick I. Eddington    For       For          Management

1i    Elect Director James R. Murdoch         For       For          Management

1j    Elect Director Jacques Nasser           For       For          Management

1k    Elect Director Robert S. Silberman      For       For          Management

1l    Elect Director Tidjane Thiam            For       For          Management

2     Ratify Auditors                         For       For          Management

3     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named           For       For          Management

      Executive Officers' Compensation                                         

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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UNION PACIFIC CORPORATION                                                      

 

Ticker:       UNP            Security ID:  907818108                           

Meeting Date: MAY 14, 2015   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  MAR 13, 2015                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1.1   Elect Director Andrew H. Card, Jr.      For       For          Management

1.2   Elect Director Erroll B. Davis, Jr.     For       For          Management

1.3   Elect Director David B. Dillon          For       For          Management

1.4   Elect Director Lance M. Fritz           For       For          Management

1.5   Elect Director Judith Richards Hope     For       For          Management

1.6   Elect Director John J. Koraleski        For       For          Management

1.7   Elect Director Charles C. Krulak        For       For          Management

1.8   Elect Director Michael R. McCarthy      For       For          Management

1.9   Elect Director Michael W. McConnell     For       For          Management

1.10  Elect Director Thomas F. McLarty, III   For       For          Management

1.11  Elect Director Steven R. Rogel          For       For          Management

1.12  Elect Director Jose H. Villarreal       For       For          Management

 


 

 

2     Ratify Deloitte & Touche LLP as         For       For          Management

      Auditors                                                                 

3     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named           For       For          Management

      Executive Officers' Compensation                                         

4     Stock Retention/Holding Period          Against   Against      Shareholder

5     Require Independent Board Chairman      Against   Against      Shareholder

 

 

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UNITED TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION                                                

 

Ticker:       UTX            Security ID:  913017109                           

Meeting Date: APR 27, 2015   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  MAR 02, 2015                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1a    Elect Director John V. Faraci           For       For          Management

1b    Elect Director Jean-Pierre Garnier      For       For          Management

1c    Elect Director Gregory J. Hayes         For       For          Management

1d    Elect Director Edward A. Kangas         For       For          Management

1e    Elect Director Ellen J. Kullman         For       For          Management

1f    Elect Director Marshall O. Larsen       For       For          Management

1g    Elect Director Harold McGraw, III       For       For          Management

1h    Elect Director Richard B. Myers         For       For          Management

1i    Elect Director H. Patrick Swygert       For       For          Management

1j    Elect Director Andre Villeneuve         For       For          Management

1k    Elect Director Christine Todd Whitman   For       For          Management

2     Ratify PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as    For       For          Management

      Auditors                                                                 

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 05, 2015   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  APR 10, 2015                                                     

 

#     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 Pamela J. Craig          For       For          Management

1e    Elect Director Michael T. Duke          For       For          Management

1f    Elect Director Timothy P. Flynn         For       For          Management

1g    Elect Director Thomas W. Horton         For       For          Management

1h    Elect Director Marissa A. Mayer         For       For          Management

1i    Elect Director C. Douglas McMillon      For       For          Management

1j    Elect Director Gregory B. Penner        For       For          Management

1k    Elect Director Steven S. Reinemund      For       For          Management

1l    Elect Director Kevin Y. Systrom         For       For          Management

1m    Elect Director Jim C. Walton            For       For          Management

 


 

 

1n    Elect Director S. Robson Walton         For       For          Management

1o    Elect Director Linda S. Wolf            For       For          Management

2     Ratify Ernst & Young LLP as 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     Disclosure of Recoupment Activity from  Against   For          Shareholder

      Senior Officers                                                          

6     Provide Proxy Access Right              Against   For          Shareholder

7     Adopt Quantitative GHG Goals for        Against   Against      Shareholder

      Maritime Shipping                                                        

8     Report on Incentive Compensation Plans  Against   Against      Shareholder

9     Require Independent Board Chairman      Against   For          Shareholder

 

 

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WALGREEN CO.                                                                   

 

Ticker:       WAG          �� Security ID:  931422109                           

Meeting Date: DEC 29, 2014   Meeting Type: Special                             

Record Date:  NOV 17, 2014                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1     Approve Merger Agreement                For       For          Management

2     Issue Shares in Connection with         For       For          Management

      Acquisition                                                              

3     Adjourn Meeting                         For       For          Management

 

 

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WALGREENS BOOTS ALLIANCE, INC.                                                 

 

Ticker:       WBA            Security ID:  931427108                            

Meeting Date: MAY 28, 2015   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  MAR 30, 2015                                                     

 

#     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 Ginger L. Graham         For       For          Management

1f    Elect Director John A. Lederer          For       For          Management

1g    Elect Director Dominic P. Murphy        For       For          Management

1h    Elect Director Stefano Pessina          For       For          Management

1i    Elect Director Barry Rosenstein         For       For          Management

1j    Elect Director Leonard D. Schaeffer     For       For          Management

1k    Elect Director Nancy M. Schlichting     For       For          Management

1l    Elect Director James A. Skinner         For       For          Management

2     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named           For       For          Management

      Executive Officers' Compensation                                         

3     Ratify Deloitte & Touche LLP as         For       For          Management

      Auditors                                                                 

4     Stock Retention                         Against   Against      Shareholder

 


 

5     Pro-rata Vesting of Equity Awards       Against   For          Shareholder

6     Adopt Proxy Access Right                Against   For          Shareholder

7     Include Sustainability as a             Against   Against      Shareholder

      Performance Measure for Senior                                           

      Executive Compensation                                                    

 

 

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WELLS FARGO & COMPANY                                                          

 

Ticker:       WFC            Security ID:  949746101                           

Meeting Date: APR 28, 2015   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  MAR 03, 2015                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1a    Elect Director John D. Baker, II        For       For          Management

1b    Elect Director Elaine L. Chao           For       For          Management

1c    Elect Director John S. Chen             For       For          Management

1d    Elect Director Lloyd H. Dean            For       For          Management

1e    Elect Director Elizabeth A. Duke        For       For          Management

1f    Elect Director Susan E. Engel           For       For          Management

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

1h    Elect Director Donald M. James          For       For          Management

1i    Elect Director Cynthia H. Milligan      For       For          Management

1j    Elect Director Federico F. Pena         For       For          Management

1k    Elect Director James H. Quigley         For       For          Management

1l    Elect Director Judith M. Runstad        For       For          Management

1m    Elect Director Stephen W. Sanger        For       For          Management

1n    Elect Director John G. Stumpf           For       For          Management

1o    Elect Director Susan G. Swenson         For       For          Management

1p    Elect Director Suzanne M. Vautrinot     For       For          Management

2     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named           For       For          Management

      Executive Officers' Compensation                                         

3     Ratify KPMG LLP as Auditors             For       For          Management

4     Require Independent Board Chairman      Against   Against      Shareholder

5     Report on Lobbying Payments and Policy  Against   Against      Shareholder

 

 

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XILINX, INC.                                                                   

 

Ticker:       XLNX           Security ID:  983919101                           

Meeting Date: AUG 13, 2014   Meeting Type: Annual                              

Record Date:  JUN 16, 2014                                                     

 

#     Proposal                                Mgt Rec   Vote Cast    Sponsor   

1.1   Elect Director Philip T. Gianos         For       For          Management

1.2   Elect Director Moshe N. Gavrielov       For       For          Management

1.3   Elect Director John L. Doyle            For       For          Management

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

1.5   Elect Director J. Michael Patterson     For       For          Management

1.6   Elect Director Albert A. Pimentel       For       For          Management

1.7   Elect Director Marshall C. Turner       For       For          Management

1.8   Elect Director Elizabeth W. Vanderslice For       For          Management

 


 

2     Amend Qualified Employee Stock          For       For          Management

      Purchase Plan                                                             

3     Amend Omnibus Stock Plan                For       For          Management

4     Advisory Vote to Ratify Named           For       For          Management

      Executive Officers' Compensation                                         

5     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 20, 2015