Farient Briefings: How to Navigate the New Rules of Executive Comp

September 21, 2022

Farient Briefings

How to Navigate the New Rules of Executive Comp

 

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Farient professionals are helping boards and management navigate new rules and challenges. In three recent articles – the Financial Times, Reuters, and Directors & Boards – Farient’s ESG Leader, Brian Bueno discusses the trends in linking executive pay to sustainability goals. Meanwhile, in a story for Pensions & Investments, Farient Partner, Marc Hodak weighs in on the new SEC rule on Pay vs. Performance and its implications for companies and investors.


In the News

ESG activists see executive pay as tool for raising standards – Financial Times

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As ESG activists seek to hold companies accountable on issues like climate, DE&I, and human rights, they are increasingly using a crucial tool: executive compensation. This Financial Times article, which quotes Farient ESG Leader, Brian Bueno, explores the trend and how it is taking shape through investor activism – and how institutional investors and companies are responding.

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ESG Measures Are Gaining Prominence in Executive Compensations Plans – Directors & Boards

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Signs point to a continued emphasis on sustainability issues for investors, including tying ESG measures to executive pay, says Farient’s Brian Bueno.

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More Executives Could See Their Compensation Tied to ESG Goals if SEC Finalizes Climate Disclosure Rules – Reuters

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With the SEC set to finalize a rule on climate disclosure, there may be a shift in prevalence and specificity around ESG goals becoming tied to executive compensation, says Farient’s Brian Bueno.

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New SEC rule could shed some light on executive pay – Pensions & Investments

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Farient’s Marc Hodak sheds light on a new SEC rule on Pay vs. Performance disclosure.

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