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February 26, 2016

Demonstrators protest medicine prices outside Pfizer headquarters in New York City in this Dec. 4, 2015, file photo. (CNS photo/Andrew Gombert, EPA) See WASHINGTON-LETTER-SHAREHOLDERS Feb. 25, 2016.

Demonstrators protest medicine prices outside Pfizer headquarters in New York City in this Dec. 4, 2015, file photo. (CNS photo/Andrew Gombert, EPA)

WASHINGTON (CNS) — If it’s spring, it must be corporate annual general meeting season.

For investors concerned about corporate accountability and transparency, it’s one of the busiest times of the year.

The annual general meetings give shareholders the chance to publicly engage corporate leadership on hot-button issues such as human rights, climate change, sustainability, lobbying expenditures and human trafficking.

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