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Human Rights on the Ballot at Google

Alphabet’s AGM will see shareholders vote on 10 proposals, including pay equity, sustainability and human rights risks--but it's looking like an uphill battle with the board.

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Today the shareholders of Alphabet (GOOG), Google’s parent company, will meet for its annual general meeting, where yet again, shareholders will put forward proxy resolutions to bring up for a vote. This year, there are 10 shareholder proposals up for vote, ranging from a push for equal shareholder votes to requests for reports on sustainability metrics, to gender and racial pay equity, and human rights-related risks.

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Ruth Saldanha does not own shares in any of the securities mentioned above. Find out about Morningstar’s editorial policies.