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CONTENTS EdEvidence Newsletter

May 2008

2008 Proxy Season Overview

Most Resolutions Withdrawn as Companies Phase Out PVC Packaging; Sizable Votes Secured at Becton, Dickinson (36%) and Avon (25%)

In the wake of high profile toy and pet food recalls and growing public concern about chemicals in baby bottles, cosmetics, and other products, a record 21 resolutions on toxic chemicals and product safety have been introduced by corporate shareholders during the 2008 proxy season. This compares to just 13 such resolutions in 2007 and 12 in 2006. Read detailed press release here.


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