On July 30, 2018, ISS released its Global Policy Survey. The responses ISS receives to this survey will help shape its policy updates for the 2019 proxy season.
As it did last year, ISS has broken the survey down into two parts:
- High-level ISS Governance Principles Survey covering a small number of high-profile governance topics, which will close on August 24, 2018 at 5 pm Eastern, and
- ISS Policy Application Survey a more expansive and detailed set of questions, which will close on September 21, 2018 at 5 pm Eastern.
In the Governance Principles Survey, ISS is asking about a number of topics including director accountability for oversights, and how it should report results in light of the one-share, one-vote principle for companies with multiple classes of voting shares.
ISS Press Release announcing the opening of the survey: https://www.issgovernance.com/iss-launches-annual-global-policy-survey/
PDF of the Governance Principles Survey: https://www.issgovernance.com/file/policy/ISSPolicySurvey.pdf
ISS’s Governance Survey web page: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ISSPolicySurvey