ISS is exploring the possibility of revising the equity compensation evaluation model under its proxy voting policies for the upcoming proxy season and they have invited input from clients and others.
So if you are one of the many folks who have complained about ISS’ methods in the past (everyone I know), now is your opportunity to do something about it! The survey is open to everybody, not just ISS clients. Here’s the general link to the survey.
Our current understanding is that the final new policies will be in place by approximately Thanksgiving and the corresponding modeling tools available shortly thereafter.