Our CEO’s 2Q Letter to Clients

I am afraid. I am not afraid of stock market volatility; I am afraid that we are leaving Democracy behind and sinking into Trumpian Fascism...
Facebook Shareholders Seek Better Oversight

Facebook Shareholders Seek Better Oversight

At the May 27th annual meeting of shareholders, Facebook shareholders will vote on a proposal that asks CEO Mark Zuckerberg eliminate his oversized control of the company and create a governance structure that would allow all shareholders one vote per share....
NorthStar Issues 2019-2020 Social Change and Activism Annual Report

NorthStar Issues 2019-2020 Social Change and Activism Annual Report

Today, NorthStar issued its Social Change and Activism Annual Report. Read more to learn about the goals we've pursued in 2019 and download this report. ...
NorthStar encourages shareholder support of Microsoft proxy vote

NorthStar encourages shareholder support of Microsoft proxy vote

NorthStar Asset Management, Inc. urges fellow shareholders of Microsoft to support shareholder proposal #1 in the proxy statement, going to a vote this week at the Microsoft annual meeting. Read more to access our rebuttal to Microsoft's management's statement....
Costco Commits to Continued Reporting on Prison Labor

Costco Commits to Continued Reporting on Prison Labor

Due to successful negotiations from a shareholder proposal filed by NorthStar, Costco has become the first U.S. corporation to commit to public reporting on the prison labor in its supply chain....
Driving Change as an Inclusive Leader

Driving Change as an Inclusive Leader

NorthStar is proud to announce that CEO Julie Goodridge will be speaking on a panel at YW Boston’s 2019 Elevating Lives Series....
Over 90% of Independent Alphabet Shareholders Seek Equal Voting Rights

Over 90% of Independent Alphabet Shareholders Seek Equal Voting Rights

At the 2019 annual meeting of stockholders of Alphabet last month, an estimated 92% of independent class A shareholders supported a NorthStar proposal that asked the company to adopt a plan to allow all outstanding stock to have equal voting rights....
Shareholders Press Alphabet for Better Governance at Company AGM

Shareholders Press Alphabet for Better Governance at Company AGM

At Alphabet's annual shareholder meeting this Wednesday, NorthStar and a dozen other shareholders that have filed proposals seek answers from Alphabet's management team and board of directors on a range of corporate governance and human rights issues. ...
TJX Companies’ Shareholders Support Disclosure on Prison Labor

TJX Companies’ Shareholders Support Disclosure on Prison Labor

From the TJX Companies’ annual shareholder meeting on June 4th, a preliminary vote report indicated that approximately 38% of shareholders voted in favor of a shareholder proposal that asked for disclosure of prison labor in the company’s supply chain. Click through to learn more....
Home Depot Shareholders Affirm the Importance of Oversight and Disclosure for Prison Labor

Home Depot Shareholders Affirm the Importance of Oversight and Disclosure for Prison Labor

At The Home Depot’s annual shareholder meeting on May 23rd, approximately 30% of shareholders voted in favor of a shareholder proposal that asked for disclosure of prison labor in the company’s supply chain....
Video: NorthStar pushes for equal voting at Facebook

Video: NorthStar pushes for equal voting at Facebook

Click through to watch a Bloomberg interview of NorthStar's CEO Julie Goodridge regarding NorthStar's pending shareholder proposal at Facebook that seeks equal voting for all shareholders....
Bloomberg: “At Facebook’s Shareholder Meeting, a Challenge to Zuckerberg’s Power is Already Doomed”

Bloomberg: “At Facebook’s Shareholder Meeting, a Challenge to Zuckerberg’s Power is Already Doomed”

NorthStar’s dogged pursuit of equal voting rights is highlighted in a recent Bloomberg article about this week’s Facebook annual meeting.  While Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg continues to hold majority voting rights of the company, NorthStar fervently believes that all governance...

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