Corporate Tax Holiday

Donald J. Trump, in one of his many early tweets after he was elected, proposed a federal “tax holiday” of only 10% for corporations that have large cash stashed away overseas, if they bring back this money to the United States to invest in our domestic economy....

Proxy Voting Policies

Summary of Proxy Voting Policies. The follow is a summary of the Firm’s proxy voting policies: a. Director Related Issues. The Firm will generally vote for any shareholder proposal that favors independence of directors, and allows for maximum control, by shareholders...

McDonald’s 2017

HII has introduced resolutions at McDonald’s (MCD) for at least 15 years, although we are not as persistent with them as we are with Monsanto. MCD represents all that is wrong with large US corporate junk food corporations that process poor health, diabetes,...

Goldman Sachs 2017

Goldman Sachs (GS)(GOLD), known as “Government Golden”, because of its history of influencing the Federal Government by not only its significant money expended on political contributions and lobbying, but the fact that some of the highest federal government posts have...

JP Morgan Chase 2017

Not unlike other major banks or non-bank financial institutions, JP Morgan Chase & Co. (JPM) racked up billions of dollars in fines and other penalties (over $38 billion), while no executives or bank directors went to jail; only owners pay, not those in...

Anthem 2017

Anthem (ANTM) or Blue Cross is a healthcare corporation that currently spends literally millions of dollars lobbying Congress and supporting the political endeavors of career politicians to deny patients quality healthcare and comprehensive coverage to millions of...

Alaska Air Group 2017

HII co-filed a shareholder resolution introduced by an individual shareholder, Steve Nieman, a colleague of one of our friends, John Chevedden, who for years, has sponsored many good governance resolutions in an attempt to improve corporate conduct, including...

PepsiCo 2017

For the third year we have introduced a resolution requesting PepsiCo (PEP) to create a board committee on sustainability. As has been discussed above, many corporations have institutionalized a policy of signing voluntary agreements, policies, and codes to reduce or...