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Dec 09, 2014, 13:02 ET

Investors Applaud Hospira, Walgreens for Support of Principles on Biosimilars, Alternatives to Higher Cost Drugs

A coalition of 20 institutional investors with $430 billion in assets under management commends Hospira and Walgreens for supporting principles on...

Aug 11, 2014, 13:07 ET

Investors Applaud Amgen and Novartis for Support of Investor Principles on Biosimilars, Alternatives to Higher Cost Drugs

 A coalition of 19 institutional investors representing $430 billion in assets commends Amgen and Novartis for support of a set of investor...

Jun 13, 2014, 09:47 ET

Shareholders Fight Secrecy At Walmart, Support Transparency On Clawbacks For Misdeeds

Shareholders are tired of Walmart's secrets when it comes to holding executives accountable for ethical misconduct. Thirty-eight percent (38%) of...

Jun 05, 2014, 16:32 ET

Shareholders at Healthcare Services Group Want Independent Chair

Healthcare Services Group, a national services supplier for nursing and rehabilitation centers, is under scrutiny by shareholders. Sixty-one...

Jun 05, 2014, 16:26 ET

UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust Shareholder Proposal at Dendreon Wins Majority Support

Eighty-four percent (84%) of votes cast by shareholders at Dendreon voted in favor of a proxy proposal calling for annual election of board...

May 27, 2014, 16:22 ET

Proxy Advisory Firms Support Disclosure Of Pay Recoupment At Walmart

 Influential proxy advisory firms Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) and Glass Lewis are supporting Proposal No. 5 at Walmart, a...

May 06, 2014, 14:30 ET

Walmart Compliance Overhaul Falls Short On Transparency, Missing Key Element Of Clawback Disclosure

Against the backdrop of a global corruption scandal and serious charges of illegally intimidating, disciplining, and firing U.S. employees for...

Jan 21, 2014, 12:19 ET

UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust finalizes transactions providing $4.35 billion in funding for retiree health care.

 The UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust (Trust) is pleased to confirm that the sale of the Trust's equity interest in Chrysler Group LLC to...

Jan 01, 2014, 19:30 ET

Chrysler VEBA reaches agreement with Fiat and Chrysler providing Chrysler VEBA with $4.35 billion in funding for retiree health care

 The UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust (Trust) is pleased to confirm that an agreement has been reached between the Trust's Independent...

Jun 10, 2013, 15:12 ET

Clawback Proposal Garners Strong Support From Independent Shareholders At Wal-Mart Annual Meeting

 Investors of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. registered a strong level of support at the company's June 7 annual meeting for a shareholder proposal...

May 24, 2013, 18:57 ET

Clawback Report Proposal At Walmart Supported By Proxy Advisory Firms, Large Institutional Investors

 Influential proxy advisory firms Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) and Glass Lewis this week announced their support for a shareholder...

Apr 29, 2013, 09:40 ET

UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust, $300 Billion Investor Coalition, Call For Transparency At Walmart On Use Of Compliance-related Clawbacks

 In an effort to increase transparency around Walmart's compliance practices, the UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust ("Trust") is leading a...

Apr 04, 2013, 08:50 ET

Pharmaceutical Companies, Investor Coalition Develop Industry Standard-Setting Principles for Recoupment Policies Covering Major Compliance Failures

Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ: AMGN), Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY), Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY), Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ), Merck...

Jan 08, 2013, 11:00 ET

Walgreens and UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust Agree to Multi-Year Collaboration on Political Spending Disclosure

 The UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust today announced the start of a multi-year collaboration with Walgreen Co. (NYSE: WAG) to develop a best...

Aug 30, 2012, 08:10 ET

Investor Group Reacts to Aetna Political Contributions Report, Says Lack of Disclosure Underscores Need for Greater Transparency in Corporate Political and Lobbying Expenditures

 A coalition of public, union, and global institutional investors representing over $922 billion in plan assets today publicly called on Aetna...

Jul 10, 2012, 14:40 ET

Kenneth Frier appointed CIO of UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust

 Kenneth Frier has been appointed chief investment officer (CIO) of the UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust effective August 1. Frier most...