Study reveals 95% of UK and EU firms include ESG metrics in executive compensation plans, compared with 22% of US corporates.
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When it comes to building environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors into executive pay deals, UK and EU companies appear to be well ahead of their US counterparts.
A survey reveals that a huge 95% of UK and EU firms include ESG metrics in compensation plans, while just 22% of US corporates do likewise.
The samples sizes are small (the survey includes 95 US companies and 30 companies selected from the FTSE 100 and STOXX 50 indices) but they go some way to indicate the relative popularity of ESG measures on either side of the Atlantic.
Published by Pay Governance, a consultant to compensation committees, the research is an att
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