A report from EQ forecasts the big topics in this season’s AGMs, and underlines the need to get out of reaction mode.
Some reporting requires improvement; Wall Street votes on ESG; CEO pay “remains major concern”; and why the PM should stick to Peppa Pig.
There is unstoppable momentum behind linking executive pay to ESG targets. That’s not all good news.
South Africa has the highest wage inequality in the world, and there is growing interest in remuneration governance and director pay.
Spain saw the greatest opposition to remuneration-related resolutions, with 60.6% contested—an increase of 33.2% year on year.
Researchers have interviewed non-executive directors and investors to highlight the hidden factors involved in CEO pay decisions.
Study reveals 95% of UK and EU firms include ESG metrics in executive compensation plans, compared with 22% of US corporates.
Solutions to market failures usually involve government action. But on the issue of CEO earnings, investors are taking the tiger by its tail.
Around 45% of the FTSE 100 now have ESG targets in their bonuses and LTIPs—but a new study warns there are risks involved.
The Investment Association and investors Fidelity have both warned companies against excessive pay where furlough money has yet to be repaid.