Provide an overview of how you ensure that your agreed-upon voting policy is adhered to, giving details of your approach when exceptions to the policy are made.
Sampension is voting on the GA's of the companies comprising the danish C25-index and the companies of which Sampension owns more than 3 %. On top of that Sampension votes on GA's in companies that we have a special interest e.g. large energy companies. And we vote on GA's in companies as a part of our escalation strategy embedded in our active ownership procedure.
The operating principles on the subject describes that the recommendations from our external service provider - ISS - is evaluated before acted upon to ensure that the voting will be aligned with the RI-policy of Sampension.