NEST Voting Report for the period 01 Jan 2023 to 01 Apr 2023

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Vote summary by region

AGM Class Court EGM GM OGM SGM Total
Africa 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Asia & Oceania : Developed 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 14
Asia & Oceania : Emerging 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 130
Europe : Developed 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 25
Europe : Emerging 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Japan 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
Latin America & Caribbean 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
North America 36 0 0 0 0 0 0 39
South & Central America 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
UK & Ireland 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 21
 

Vote summary by issues: Commodities Fund

  For Abstain Against Case-by-case Withhold Refer
Audit & Reporting 0 0 2 0 0 0
Other 0 0 0 0 0 0
Board 14 0 8 0 0 0
Capital 0 0 0 0 0 0
Consent Solicitation 0 0 0 0 0 0
Corporate Actions 2 0 0 0 0 0
Political Activity 0 0 0 0 0 0
Shareholder Rights 0 0 0 0 0 0
Remuneration 2 4 4 0 0 0
Charitable Activity 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sustainability 1 0 0 0 0 0
 

Vote summary by issues: UBS

  For Abstain Against Case-by-case Withhold Refer
Audit & Reporting 0 0 1 0 0 0
Other 0 0 0 0 0 0
Board 8 0 3 0 0 0
Capital 0 0 0 0 0 0
Consent Solicitation 0 0 0 0 0 0
Corporate Actions 0 0 0 0 0 0
Political Activity 0 0 0 0 0 0
Shareholder Rights 0 0 0 0 0 0
Remuneration 1 2 1 0 0 0
Charitable Activity 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sustainability 1 0 0 0 0 0
 

Votes against management - by region

Region Resolutions
Asia & Oceania : Developed 3
North America 12
 

Votes withheld by manager

Company Event Date Res Num SH Res Resolution Commodities Fund UBS
Hormel Foods Corp AGM 31-Jan-23 1.02 - To re-elect as a director, Gary Bhojwani Against Against
Hormel Foods Corp AGM 31-Jan-23 1.09 - To re-elect as a director, Sally Smith Against Against
Hormel Foods Corp AGM 31-Jan-23 1.10 - To re-elect as a director, James Snee Against Against
Hormel Foods Corp AGM 31-Jan-23 2 - To ratify the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as auditors Against Against
Hormel Foods Corp AGM 31-Jan-23 3 - To approve an advisory vote on the remuneration of the Company's named executive officers Against Against
Hormel Foods Corp AGM 31-Jan-23 5 Y To request that the Board Complies with World Health Organization Guidelines on Antimicrobial Use Throughout Supply Chains For For
Graincorp Ltd AGM 16-Feb-23 2 - To adopt the remuneration report for the year ended 30 September 2022 Against
Graincorp Ltd AGM 16-Feb-23 3 - To re-elect as a director, Kathy Grigg Against
Graincorp Ltd AGM 16-Feb-23 4 - To approve a grant of Performance Rights to the MD and CEO Against
Helmerich & Payne Inc AGM 28-Feb-23 1d - To re-elect as a director, Randy Foutch Against
Helmerich & Payne Inc AGM 28-Feb-23 1e - To re-elect as a director, Hans Helmerich Against
Helmerich & Payne Inc AGM 28-Feb-23 1i - To re-elect as a director, Donald Robillard Against
Helmerich & Payne Inc AGM 28-Feb-23 1j - To re-elect as a director, John Zeglis Against
Helmerich & Payne Inc AGM 28-Feb-23 2 - To ratify the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as auditors Against
Helmerich & Payne Inc AGM 28-Feb-23 3 - To approve an advisory vote on the remuneration of the Company's named executive officers Against
 

Glossary

Definitions for all tables

Fund Names
BMO BMO Responsible Global Equity Fund.
HSBC HSBC Economic Scale Index Emerging Markets Equity Fund and HSBC Amanah Global Equity Index Fund.
LGIM FTSE LGIM FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Global Developed Index Fund
LGIM Global LGIM Global Real Estate Equity Index Fund.
NTIF Northern Trust Emerging Markets ESG Equity Index Fund.
UBS UBS Life World Equity Tracker Fund and UBS Life Climate Aware World Equity Fund.
Meeting Types
AGM Annual General Meeting: meeting normally required by law taking place on an annual basis.
Class Class Meeting: shareholders holding a class of share are required to make a decision binding on the company.
Court Court meeting: shareholders can either order an annual meeting or a special meeting.
EGM Extraordinary General Meeting: meeting is required to conduct business of an urgent or extra-ordinary nature. Such business may require a special quorum or approval level.
GM General Meeting: term often used interchangeably with the term EGM,OGM, SGM, depending on the term used by the company in question.
OGM Ordinary General Meeting: term often used interchangeably with the term EGM,GM, SGM, depending on the term used by the company in question.
SGM Special General Meeting: term often used interchangeably with the term EGM,GM, OGM, depending on the term used.
Other Items
SH Shareholder resolution, resolution proposed by shareholders for ratifying or requesting a specified action by a corporate board
Vote withheld Shareholder votes not supporting management recommendations.
Vote Types
Abstain Shareholder's vote not in favour or against the proposed resolution, but shareholder demonstrates lack of confidence towards the rationale behind the resolution.
Against Shareholder's vote against the resolution proposed.
For Shareholder's vote in favour of the resolution proposed.
Withhold For US- board resolutions, shareholder vote not in favour the board election.