Preparing for Proxy Season

Preparing for Proxy Season

This resource center is a repository for all NACD content related to the 2019 proxy season, containing practical guidance, tools, and analyses tailored to interested parties. For materials on shareholder engagement, please see NACD’s Resource Center on Board-Shareholder Engagement.

Understand and identify proxy season trends

Preparing for the 2019 proxy season Five takeaways from the 2019 proxy season Proxy season 2019: What’s on the horizon for boards ISS's 2019 policy updates Glass Lewis' 2019 proxy season guidelines Top governance issues for institutional investors in 2018 2019 governance outlook report

Learn about shareholder proposals, proxy advisors and SEC commentary letters

2019 shareholder proposal trends NACD comments to the SEC on the proposed pay-for-performance disclosure rule NACD perspectives on pay-for-performance and supplemental pay definitions The role of proxy advisory firms A sample proxy access proposal

Advisory Services

NACD's in-boardroom education programs help boards deliver value and expand their education

Effectively communicate through disclosure

Best practices for a more powerful proxy statement Guide to effective proxies NYC pension funds’ 2018 “best practices” in board matrices A sample board expertise matrix to measure skill sets on your board Reputational Risk from Plastics 10-K Disclosure, Pepsi Co, pg.11 Prudential’s interactive proxy allows shareholders to jump to relevant sections quickly Bank Adds LGBTQ to diversity description in proxy Investor engagement proxy disclosure benchmarking The CEO pay ratio: data and perspectives from the 2018 proxy season

Videos and Webinars

Developing your pay-for-performance disclosure

Upcoming Events

Master Class Director Professionalism® NACD Global Board Leaders’ Summit (Sep. 21–24, 2019, in Washington, DC) Leading Minds of Governance–East (Dec. 4, 2019, in New York, NY)