Perspectives and commentary


 Vanguard achieves high marks in 2020 PRI assessment

In this summary, Vanguard shares our 2020 PRI Transparency Report scorecard.

 Vanguard Investment Stewardship insights: Executive compensation in uncertain times

In this insights, Vanguard emphasizes a long-term outlook on executive compensation during times of crisis.

 Vanguard Investment Stewardship insights: Support for an independent chair at Boeing

This proxy voting rationale highlights a recent vote to support an independent chairman proposal at Boeing.

 Vanguard Investment Stewardship 2020 Semiannual Report

This midyear update provides details on Investment Stewardship's voting and engagement activities for the six months ended December 31, 2019.


 Vanguard Investment Stewardship 2019 Annual Report

This report outlines our global voting, engagement, and advocacy efforts for the 12 months ended June 30, 2019.

 Vanguard Investment Stewardship in focus: Asia-Pacific 2019

This brief focuses on our advocacy and engagement with companies based in Asia-Pacific region for the 12 months ended 30 June 2019, including our proxy votes.

 Vanguard's perspective on board diversity

Why we urge boards to seek greater diversity across a wide range of personal characteristics.

 What we do. How we do it. Why it matters.

In this commentary, we discuss Vanguard's approach to investment stewardship, our role as a provider of both index and actively managed funds, and our definition of sustainable investing.

 Vanguard funds plan to grant proxy voting to external managers

Vanguard has decided to grant proxy voting responsibilities to external portfolio managers for the portions of their funds that they manage.

 Vanguard 2019 Investment Stewardship: Semiannual Engagement Update

In this midyear update, Vanguard's Investment Stewardship team shares examples of the dialogues it has had with hundreds of company leaders and directors.