Proxy Voting Policies and Voting Records

Franklin Templeton is pleased to provide the proxy voting policies and procedures of its affiliated investment advisors, as well as the proxy voting records of its mutual funds. With years of experience, Franklin Templeton's investment advisors understand that their proxy voting decisions may affect the value of shareholdings. Each investment advisor is committed to fulfilling their fiduciary duty to vote proxies in the best interests of their shareholders. The proxy voting policies and procedures serve as a guideline for proxy voting decisions and detail the process by which such decisions are made.

NEW FUNDS

New FundsLaunch Date
Franklin ClearBridge Sustainable Global Infrastructure Income Fund June 17, 2021
Franklin ClearBridge U.S. Sustainability Leaders Fund June 17, 2021
Franklin Brandywine Global Sustainable Income Optimiser Active ETF June 29, 2021
Franklin ClearBridge Sustainable Global Infrastructure Income Active ETF June 29, 2021
Franklin ClearBridge Sustainable International Growth Active ETF June 29, 2021

Fund Name and Portfolio Advisor/Sub-Advisor Changes

Fund NamesPortfolio Advisor/Sub-AdvisorEffective Date
New NamesFormer NamesNew Sub-AdvisorFormer Portfolio Advisor/ Sub-Advisor
Franklin Brandywine Global Income Optimiser Fund Franklin Strategic Income Fund Brandywine Global Investment Management, LLC (sub-advisor) Franklin Bissett Investment Management (portfolio Advisor) Franklin Advisers, Inc. (sub-advisor) June 4, 2021
Franklin ClearBridge International Growth Fund Templeton International Stock Fund ClearBridge Investments, LLC (sub-advisor) Templeton Global Advisors Limited June 7, 2021
Franklin ClearBridge International Growth Fund II Templeton International Stock Fund II ClearBridge Investments, LLC (sub-advisor) Templeton Global Advisors Limited June 7, 2021

Fund Merger

Effective as of the close of business on June 25, 2021, Templeton Global Bond Fund (Hedged) was merged into Templeton Global Bond Fund.

Fund Legal & Financial Documents