Make Your Voice Heard_2024-05-09

Make Your Voice Heard_2024-05-09

May 09, 2024

Did you know that you, YES YOU, can file shareholder resolutions with the companies that you own stock in?   Yes, you can make your voice and your values heard in boardrooms across America.

Of course there are details.  So, to be able to file a resolution you need to:

  • You need to demonstrate continuous ownership based on at least one of the following:
    1. $2,000 of the company’s securities for at least three years;
    2. $15,000 of the company’s securities for at least two years; or
    3. $25,000 of the company’s securities for at least one year.
    4. See here for even more details.

This article does a great job of summarizing the process and the requirements as well: Filing a shareholder proposal in the US | Article | PRI (unpri.org)

Another related tool that can assist you with recommendations on how to vote on proxies (and existing shareholder proposals) in companies that you own shares in is Proxy Navigator.  This free tool offers you help in combating the woke "virus" infiltrating many boardrooms.  Check it out here: https://proxynavigator.com/