CII Advocacy Priorities

CII’s priority issues for advocacy for 2024 generally fall into three categories and are grounded in CII member-approved policies.

Investor Rights & Protections:

  • Voting rights in proportion to equity & time-based “sunset” provisions for dual-class stock
  • Ensuring that investors have independent proxy research
  • Right of shareholders to express their voice via proposals
  • Ensuring the right to recover losses under Section 11
Corporate Disclosure - CII generally supports required disclosure of:
  • Gaps between ownership and control of dual-class stock companies
  • Transparency of executive compensation
  • Climate risk metrics
  • Diversity of the boards and executive officers 
  • Key workforce metrics
  • Enhanced transparency of share buybacks
Market Systems & Structure:
  • End-to-end vote confirmation
  • Index provider transparency
  • Stock exchange operations and governance