Published by Ignites. By Beagan Wilcox Volz April 2, 2013 Fidelity faces an anti-genocide shareholder proposal on six of its mutual funds at a May 14 shareholder meeting. But the firm will omit the proposal for two other funds because the individuals who submitted the item in 2009 and 2010 no longer hold […]
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Proxy voting in 2013 at Franklin Resources 8.7% of shareholders at Franklin Resources, parent company of Franklin Templeton mutual funds, voted in favor of the genocide-free investing proposal coordinated by Investors Against Genocide. Votes against the proposal represented 83.89% of the votes with 7.44% of shareholders abstaining. Read the press […]
San Francisco-based Armenian leader presents anti-genocide shareholder proposal SAN MATEO, CALIFORNIA – MARCH 15, 2013 – On Wednesday, shareholders at Franklin Resources, parent company of Franklin Templeton mutual funds, voted for the first time on a genocide-free investing proposal coordinated by Investors Against Genocide. The proposal is the first shareholder […]
Published by The Daily Journal. March 15, 2013, 05:00 AM By Bill Silverfarb Daily Journal Shareholders with Franklin Resources shot down a proposal from one of their own Wednesday that would have pulled funds out of companies that contribute to genocide. Shareholder Armen Carapetian, chair of the Armenian National Committee […]
Published by Ignites. By Joe Morris March 14, 2013 Franklin Resources shareholders have voted down a shareholder proposal to bar most investments in companies involved in genocide. A company spokesman said the vote failed to garner a majority, but Franklin will not disclose the tally until it makes a regulatory filing on the […]
Genocide-free investment shareholder proposal gains traction despite opposition from JPMorgan.