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Nov 29, 2016, 11:00 ET $500 Billion Investor Group Releases Share Buybacks Engagement Guide

The UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust ("Trust"), along with a coalition of 11 investors representing $500 billion in assets, today released a guide...


Nov 05, 2015, 03:00 ET Hershel Harper appointed CIO of UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust

Hershel Harper has been appointed chief investment officer (CIO) of the UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust ("Trust"). Harper most recently served as...


May 21, 2015, 02:55 ET Shareholders Show Majority Support, 61%, at McDonald's for UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust's Proxy Access Proposal

The UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust (the "Trust") announced today that 61 percent of investors voted in favor of the Trust's proposal calling on...


May 06, 2015, 10:57 ET ISS, Glass Lewis Support Proxy Access for Shareholders at McDonald's

Influential proxy advisory firms Institutional Investor Services (ISS) and Glass Lewis are supporting Proposal No. 6 at McDonald's, a shareholder...


Apr 30, 2015, 09:10 ET Investors Commend Bank of America for Agreement to Disclose Clawbacks

The UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust ("Trust") commends the Bank of America Corporation ("Bank") on its agreement to develop a Compensation...


Apr 28, 2015, 09:10 ET ISS Recommends Shareholders Vote For Specialty Drug Pricing Risk Assessment Proposal At Gilead Sciences

Influential proxy advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) is supporting Proposal No. 8 at Gilead Sciences, a shareholder proposal...


Mar 12, 2015, 01:00 ET SEC to Gilead and Vertex: Let Shareholders Vote on Drug Pricing Risk Proposals

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) denied efforts by specialty drug manufacturers Gilead Sciences and Vertex Pharmaceuticals to block...


Dec 09, 2014, 01:02 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, 01:07 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 principles ...


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, 04:32 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 percent...


Jun 05, 2014, 04:26 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 members,...


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 Fiat North ...


Jan 01, 2014, 07:30 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 Fiduciary and ...


Jun 10, 2013, 03:12 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 asking the...


May 24, 2013, 06:57 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 $300...


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 & Co.,...


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 to...


Jul 10, 2012, 02:40 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 recently...