Through its research, blogs, and commentary, Farient is driving the conversation on executive compensation and governance issues.

April 2, 2021

Corporate Secretary – Trying to tie executive compensation to ESG

ESG shareholder proposal

If certain ESG metrics have a material impact on a business’ performance – which is widely accepted – then it follows that investors, regulators and proxy advisers will likely seek assurances that executives are incentivized to meet expectations.

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March 30, 2021

Board Oversight of Stakeholder Strategies

By: RJ Bannister, Partner, Farient Advisors

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March 9, 2021

NACD Board Talk: Compensation Experts Exchange Insights on ESG, Planning Amid Turbulence

Each February, board compensation committees typically evaluate the prior year’s business performance and individual executive contributions. Up for review are whether or not targets were hit and how executive compensation compares to peers. What better time to bring together a group of compensation experts to discuss the latest trends in the pay arena?

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March 8, 2021

Agenda: Climate-Linked Incentive Metrics Expected to Heat Up

Companies and boards are increasingly interested in sustainability issues, since they are closely linked to their future financial success, says Eric Hoffmann, Farient Advisors’ vice president of information services and technology solutions. Moreover, states are beginning to pass laws restricting greenhouse gas emissions that will take hold in the not-too-distant future. “Companies are having to react to that,” he says.

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March 3, 2021

Robin Ferracone and Bob Zukis Talk Systemic Risk and Stakeholders

In an interview, Robin Ferracone and Bob Zukis discuss systemic risk and stakeholders.

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