ISS Policy Updates 2022

Published 16 February 2022 by Nancy Hameni

On 7 December 2021, ISS released its guidelines updates for its main voting policies for 2022. The updated policies will generally be applied for shareholder meetings taking place on or after Feb. 1, 2022, except for those updates that are being announced now with a one-year transition period and which will become effective in 2023. CMi2i has written a summary of the key changes, which you can access here.

The ISS media release can be found here and full details the published 2022 EMEA ISS policy update can be downloaded here.

Note that Say on Climate, Board Accountability, Ethnic Diversity, Non-Financial ESG Performance Conditions, Derogation Policies and Pay Equity Ratios are among the major topics updated by ISS in their 2022 policy update.