Proxy Voting History
View complete vote records filed with the SEC on form N-PX for the reporting period of July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014.
BlackRock Mutual Funds
Canadian Fund Vote Disclosures
Proxy voting FAQ
For an overview of our proxy voting approach, please download our FAQ.
Statements on Stewardship
UK Stewardship Code
Eumedion Best Practices for Engaged Share-Ownership
Japanese Stewardship Code: English | Japanese
Papers and Research
Gender Diversity in Australia - The Ugly, The Bad and The Good
BlackRock released its fourth research piece on diversity at ASX 200 companies. The release of the research also coincided with the launch of the “30% Club in Sydney and Melbourne. While the research showed that ASX companies will reach 30% women before 2019, a number of issues still remained.
Key Considerations in the Debate on Differentiated Voting Rights
As the debate on differentiated voting rights is gaining momentum, it's important to understand the risks associated with this practice and the reasons why BlackRock supports the proportionality principle. We reviewed the common assumptions regarding differentiated voting rights and have proposed alternative solutions to reinforce long-termism.
Australia's Gender Policies Need to be Wound into their DNA
Not a good year for gender diversity in Australian public life. Research has shown gender diversity, but real embedded progress is hard to find. We review the 2013 annual reports of their 200 largest firms, revealing 3 key findings.
Gender Diversity Among Hong Kong Boards
The issue of gender diversity is receiving greater attention across Asia. Hong Kong business leaders have shown commitment to bring more women on to boards with new diversity reporting requirements. We review 35 firms and reveal 2 key findings.