This report outlines our philosophy on corporate governance and describes our advocacy and engagement activities in the U.S. and abroad for the 12-month period ended June 30, 2019. The report also includes insights into our voting record during the last proxy year.
Read a summary of the proxy votes cast by Vanguard funds for companies in Australia and New Zealand for the 12 months ended 30 June 2018. This brief focuses on our investment stewardship advocacy and engagement activities in Australia and New Zealand and compares how we voted on proposals in 2018 vs. 2017.
This annual report on our investment stewardship activities covers the 12-month period ended 30 June 2017. The report describes our engagements with corporate leaders and our advocacy for governance practices that support the best economic interests of long-term investors.
In his letter to the largest companies in which Vanguard funds invest, Chairman Bill McNabb conveys our perspectives and expectations regarding board composition, risk management and shareholder engagement.