Our voting records

We update our voting record on a quarterly basis setting out how we cast our vote at each company meeting.

Voting record 1 April 2018 to 30 June 2018*

In the three months to 30 June 2018, Fidelity International gave instructions to vote as follows:

 

Region Votes With Management Votes Against Management* Abstain** Blocked Took no Action** TOTAL
Americas 429 385 18 0 5 837
Asia 646 32 9 0 0 687
Europe 178 265 4 5 5 457
Japan 180 116 0 0 0 296
MEA 8 4 3 0 0 15
Australasia 36 10 3 0 0 49
UK 175 48 0 0 1 224
TOTAL 1652 860 37 5 11 2565

Voting record 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2018*

In the 12 months to 30th June 2018, Fidelity International gave instructions to vote as follows:

 

 

Region Votes With Management Votes Against Management* Abstain** Blocked Took no Action** TOTAL

Americas

526

448

12

0

19

1005

Asia

1200

72

4

0

10

1286

Europe

297

332

38

40

13

720

Japan

235

160

0

0

0

395

MEA

37

15

1

0

4

57

Australasia

171

50

0

0

10

231

UK

342

90

6

0

1

439

TOTAL 2808 1167 61 40 57 4133

 

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Summary of votes cast

The chart below shows a summary of votes cast by Fidelity between 1 January 2017 and 31 December 2017

Summary of meetings by region

The chart below shows a summary of votes cast by Fidelity between 1 January 2017 and 31 December 2017

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Summary of votes per month

The chart below shows a breakdown of the number of votes per month between 1 January 2017 and 31 December 2017

Any questions?

If you have any questions relating to the voting information set out below, please call Marian Woodward on (44) 207 074 5793 or email ESGTeam@fil.com.

* Excludes funds locally registered in France, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea and Taiwan.
** ‘Against Mgmt’ and ‘Abstain’ meetings are where Fidelity voted against management or abstained in respect of one or more resolutions.
*** 'Took No Action’ meetings relate principally to the General Meetings of Fidelity Funds.