This report provides the full year of 2014 Say on Pay vote results, covering more than 2,500 Russell 3000 companies that held votes in calendar year 2014.
The majority of companies continued to pass Say on Pay with substantial shareholder support: approximately 92% of companies passed with over 70% shareholder approval. 60 Companies (2.4%) failed Say on Pay. Five companies failed since our last report update: Celadon Group, Cheniere Energy, Energy XXI, Globe Specialty Metals, and Oracle. We will begin to issue Say on Pay updates for the 2015 proxy season in March 2015.
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2021 Say on Pay Report
S&P 500 Companies Continue to Account for a Quarter of the Failures
The current 2021 failure rate of 2.9% remains above the 2.2% failure rate observed at this time last year, with 8 more companies failing since our last report. Approximately 32% of failures are at least partially due to Covid-related actions, continuing to account for nearly a third of failures as the season progresses.
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?
A "First Question" starting point that explains 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
Including Executive and Director Compensation Responses to Covid-19
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
Director election support continues to decline from prior year levels
Support Is Almost Identical to 2018 YTD Results; director election support continues to decline from prior year levels
Joint Say on Pay Update with Davis Polk
This memorandum provides an overview of the say-on-pay evaluation processes of ISS and Glass Lewis.