In a Glass Lewis Proxy Talk held April 17, 2014, Anne Simpson of CalPERS and Michael Garland of the New York City Comptroller’s Office discussed why they think shareholders should vote against the re-election of four Duke Energy Corporation directors for what they believe to be a failure of the directors to fulfill their obligations of risk oversight as members of a committee overseeing health, safety, and environmental compliance at the company.

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