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Historical corporate governance data S&P 1500 companies.  The data can be looked at by companies, boards, and or individual directors for years 1997 – 2019. There is also data for Takeover defenses from 2000 to 2019. There are four different spreadsheets for each year.
Special Note: Because of license restrictions Data may be accessed only by currently enrolled students and researchers on the faculty at the University of North Carolina and may not be imported into a widely accessible online database. Data may be used only for research purposes; absolutely no distribution or commercial use whatsoever is permitted. Institutional Shareholder Services must be cited as the source of the data in any publications based on analysis of this data. Please contact for information on how to access the database.
This resource has also been known as Investor Responsibility Research Center (IRRC) Data Tables, and RiskMetrics Data Tables

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