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Iowa

Iowa has one main public pension fund:

  • The IPERS board represents all eligible state, city, and county employees; the board consists of 11 members: 1 Ex Officio (State Treasurer); 3 appointed by the Governor who are not members of IPERS; 3 appointed by the Governor who are members of IPERS; 4 non-voting (2 State Representatives and 2 State Senators

Averages

Pro-ESG

Anti-ESG

State Rank

26th

State Rank

27th

Asset Manager Average

39%

Asset Manager Average

6%

By Asset Manager

BlackRock

Percentage of times Mgr. voted “for” pro-ESG proposals:

30%

Columbia Capital

Percentage of times Mgr. voted “for” pro-ESG proposals:

38%

Fisher Investments

Percentage of times Mgr. voted “for” pro-ESG proposals:

39%

Invesco Advisors

Percentage of times Mgr. voted “for” pro-ESG proposals:

43%

JP Morgan Asset Management

Percentage of times Mgr. voted “for” pro-ESG proposals:

43%

Mondrian Investment Partners

Percentage of times Mgr. voted “for” pro-ESG proposals:

43%

PGIM Quantitative Solutions, LLC

Percentage of times Mgr. voted “for” pro-ESG proposals:

44%

Principal Capital Investors LL

Percentage of times Mgr. voted “for” pro-ESG proposals:

46%

Prudential Investments

Percentage of times Mgr. voted “for” pro-ESG proposals:

46%

SPDR Funds

Percentage of times Mgr. voted “for” pro-ESG proposals:

45%

TCW

Percentage of times Mgr. voted “for” pro-ESG proposals:

45%

UBS

Percentage of times Mgr. voted “for” pro-ESG proposals:

46%

Vanguard

Percentage of times Mgr. voted “for” pro-ESG proposals:

39%

Wasatch Advisors

Percentage of times Mgr. voted “for” pro-ESG proposals:

39%

William Blair Investment Management, LLC

Percentage of times Mgr. voted “for” pro-ESG proposals:

39%

Baillie Gifford

Percentage of times Mgr. voted “for” pro-ESG proposals:

39%

Golub

Percentage of times Mgr. voted “for” pro-ESG proposals:

39%

Asset Manager Voting

Board Diversity:

26%

Require Environmental/Social Qualifications:

11%

Establish Environmental/Social Committee:

6%

Link Executive Pay to Social Goals:

10%

Climate Change:

35%

GHG Emissions:

37%

Climate Change Action:

14%

Report on Healthcare/Abortion:

17%

Weapons-Related Proposals:

6%

Social Proposal:

22%

Income Inequality:

10%

Political Activities and Action:

5%

Political Contributions and Lobbying:

31%

Political Lobbying Disclosure:

45%

Racial Equity Audit:

44%

Management Environmental Proposals:

95%

Anti-Social (Anti-ESG):

4%

Charitable Contributions:

7%

**The Retirement Systems of Alabama (RSA) has denied that State Street invests equities or casts proxy votes for the State. RSA has yet to publish its proxy voting records or disclose its investment managers. RSA’s public records list State Street a custodial bank and as a fund manager. No other investment managers are named in RSA public records, which is what is reported on the 1792 Exchange Proxy Database. RSA claims that Glass Lewis conducts its proxy voting. 1792 Exchange encourages RSA to publish these voting records in order that these records might be updated on this page. 1792 Exchange also encourages RSA to retain authority over proxy voting for ESG resolutions and not entrust these duties to Glass Lewis, a firm the Attorney General of Alabama has investigated for promoting ESG priorities at the expense of fiduciary responsibility.

Disclaimer: The information contained in this report, ‘Proxy Voting,’ is intended for educational purposes only and does not constitute financial or investment advice. Click here for the full disclaimer.

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