Investors Urge FCC to Adopt Net Neutrality Rules, Reclassify Broadband Internet

  For Immediate Release July 14, 2014 Investors Urge FCC to Adopt Net Neutrality Rules, Reclassify Broadband Internet Under Title II For immediate release July 14, 2014   NEW YORK – A group of investment firms and foundations with widely-diversified investment portfolios today called upon the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) …

Verizon to Publish Reports on Government Requests for Data; Shareholders Call on AT&T to Follow Suit

  For Immediate Release December 19, 2013 Verizon to Publish Reports on Government Requests for Data;   Shareholders Call on AT&T to Follow Suit In a victory for shareholders concerned about the role of telecommunications companies in government surveillance programs, Verizon Communications announced that it will begin to publish regular reports on …

Summary & Analysis of Results of 2012 Lobbying Disclosure Resolutions

June 20, 2012 Summary & Analysis of Results of 2012 Lobbying Disclosure Resolutions Shareholder votes for lobbying disclosure resolutions indicated strong support in the second year since first being introduced in 2011. Shareholders filed resolutions at 38 corporations asking them to report on federal and state lobbying expenditures, including indirect …

Corporate Disclosure of Lobbying Activities and Expenditures

April 2012 Corporate Disclosure of Lobbying Activities and Expenditures A Progress Report on the 2012 Proxy Season In 2011, the AFSCME Employee Pension Plan filed eight shareholder proposals asking for companies to disclose their lobbying activities. The proposal did well as a first year proposal, averaging more than 24% at …

SEC Ruling Means Shareholders of AT&T, Verizon and Sprint Will Vote on Net Neutrality Proposal

SEC Ruling Means Shareholders of AT&T, Verizon and Sprint Will Vote on Net Neutrality Proposal For Immediate Release February 15, 2012 NEW YORK – Investors in AT&T, Verizon and Sprint will finally have an opportunity to vote on shareholder proposals which call on the companies to commit to network neutrality …