Generation Investment Management LLP (Generation) is a global equities manager that integrates long-term sustainability trends into traditional investment processes. Generation believes that sustainability factors (including environmental, social and governance criteria) will drive a company’s returns over the long term, so the team combines sustainability research and fundamental equity analysis to build portfolios comprised of high-quality companies that will be able to maintain their profitability and deliver returns throughout prolonged periods of global change.
resolutions voted on
voted ‘Against’ or ‘Abstain’
votes against management, mostly related to director election and shareholder proposals
of the 27 votes were governance-related shareholder proposals
out of these 7 voted ‘against’ as Generation felt the companies involved were sufficiently addressing the risks.
Voting records for financial year July 2017 to June 2018
"We are glad to see the number of shareholder proposals on environmental, social and governance topics continue to increase, and since 2017, the average shareholder support for these has risen from 21% to 24%. However, in our view, this is still a very poor outcome. We will continue to play our part in trying to improve it." — Generation: Global Proxy Voting Summary 2018