We collected results for 81 more companies since our last report, bringing the total to 2,039 for the season.
This week, we found two more companies that failed Say on Pay, bringing our total to 50 (McKesson and Helen of Troy). Year-over-year, results are roughly flat; companies that failed in 2012 have received significantly more support in 2013 (on average, +39%).
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2021 Say on Pay Reports
The historically high S&P 500 failure rate is likely to remain through year-end, while the Russell 3000 failure rate has stayed steady since June.
Shareholder and Stakeholder Interests Are Aligned
Many have long maintained that in the long run, investing in stakeholders is good for shareholders— and that stakeholders and shareholders are not an either/or proposition, but rather a both/and proposition where addressing stakeholders leads to better long-term shareholder returns.
Are 2021 Say on Pay Changes Here to Stay?
Emerging themes from this year’s Say on Pay and proxy voting season suggests a fundamental shift in shareholder and proxy advisor perspectives on compensation.
How do you respond to a low Say on Pay vote?
How to understand the immediate key steps that can help turnaround a Say on Pay outcome.
Executive Compensation Under Covid
In setting or adjusting executive compensation for 2020, boards employed a variety of reactions and solutions. All of these were well intended, and some look to hold up well over time. Other compensation arrangements, by contrast, will look incongruous given what we know now.
2020 Say on Pay Report
This week’s report highlights companies with non-calendar fiscal year-end dates between 3/31 and 6/30 that disclosed actions in relation to COVID-19, and the response from shareholders and proxy advisors thus far.
2019 Say on Pay Report
Support Is Almost Identical to 2018 YTD Results; director election support continues to decline from prior year levels