All ESG & Human Capital Management Related Bookmarks
Compensation Season 2022
U.S. companies continue to demonstrate resilience following another year in which the pandemic imposed itself on world events.
Recent ESG Litigation and Regulatory Developments
Companies should carefully manage their ESG-related initiatives, performance, and disclosures as heightened SEC, shareholder, and consumer focus on ESG oversight leads to greater ESG misconduct-related enforcement.
FTC Proposes Broad Ban on Worker Noncompete Clauses
The FTC has proposed a ban on all employee non-compete agreements, which could nullify existing executive employment agreements with non-compete components and prevent further use of common tax mitigation strategies.
“We’ve got some work still to do,” said SEC Chair
The SEC’s final climate disclosure rule adoption deadline of October 2023 may be extended perhaps due to significant pushback from Congressional committees.
Why Us Tax Reform May Cause Executive Pay Shake-up
Under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, rules governing executive pay have dramatically changed, prompting a possible need to review compensation.
2022 Proxy Season Quick Reference Guide
This quick reference guide summarizes themes from the 2021 proxy season and developing trends to consider for 2022.
2022 Proxy Season Review
Key shareholder proposal themes from the 2022 proxy season include a 38% year-over-year increase in ESG-related proposals, such as greenhouse gas reductions and other climate related targets.
SEC Guidance Clarifies Some Issues Regarding Pay-Versus-Performance Disclosure
...but Leaves Questions Unanswered
Mitigating Litigation Risk When Incorporating DEI Goals Into Executive Incentive Programs
Take a closer look at those programs and related disclosures in light of June’s SCOTUS affirmative action decision, and related fallout.
ESG Gains Prominence in Fortune 100 Executive Pay Programs
In March, Equilar published a study that explored the ways that ESG is being integrated into the compensation plans of Fortune 100 companies.