Whole Foods Market (WFM) has informed me, without any attempt to negotiate terms over my submitted proposal, their board went ahead in adopting proxy access bylaws. See 8-K and amended bylaws. They have asked if I now want to withdraw my proposal. As I did for H&R Block, below I attempt to weigh the pros and cons of withdrawing my proposal. Continue Reading →
Take Action: Ask your mutual fund, pension fund, and/or endowment to:
- Send you a copy of their proxy voting policies and their proxy voting record.
- Report their votes in advance of annual shareholder meetings to ProxyDemocracy.org.
- Make a small donation (not tax deductible) to ProxyDemocracy.org to keep that valuable service going or contact Andy Eggers to make a tax-deductible contribution through their 501(3) affiliate. I’ll match donations up to $2,000 until the end of June.