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Farient Briefings: Farient CEO Calls ESG Backlash ‘A Moment in Time’

Farient CEO Calls ESG Backlash ‘A Moment in Time’ A not-so-chilling effect. In a recent interview with Planet Governance, Robin A. Ferracone, CEO of Farient Advisors, brushed off concerns about anti-woke backlash affecting corporate governance. “Companies aren’t backing down from their environmental and social commitments,” she asserted, pointing…

Read More > 04.08.2024

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BlackRock CEO Sees Looming Global Savings Crisis

Zero hour for retirement funding. BlackRock Chair and CEO Larry Fink’s annual letter to investors describes what he calls a global retirement crisis. BlackRock therefore has a sizable stake in spearheading solutions to the crisis: Half of the $10 trillion in assets managed by world’s largest asset manager are retirement…

Read More > 04.08.2024

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“The Big Number”—WSJ Sustainable Business Newsletter

2023 was a year of high-profile backlash against corporate ESG initiatives. But according to Farient’s  2024 Global Trends in Stakeholder Incentives: What’s Next? report, the numbers tell a somewhat different story. The Wall Street Journal’s Sustainable Business newsletter featured Farient’s finding that 87% of large companies globally…

Read More > 03.27.2024

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Farient Email March

Farient Briefings: A New View of Stakeholder Incentives

A New View of Stakeholder Incentives The trend continues for a fourth consecutive year. New Farient research shows the link between corporate performance on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) initiatives and executive compensation remains strong. Analyzed are large-, mid-, and small-cap company practices in the U.S. and the linkage between…

Read More > 03.26.2024

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A Sign of the Times: Starbucks Drops ‘DEI,’ Favors ‘Talent’

Shareholders overwhelmingly approved Starbucks’ fiscal year 2024 compensation plan in a say-on-pay vote that received 90% yes votes. The 2024 pay program removes explicit diversity and sustainability goals from bonus considerations for top leaders and modifies the equity incentive plan around issues of talent and sustainability. Last…

Read More > 03.26.2024

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Companies Increasingly Tie ESG and Executive Compensation—Pensions & Investments

Despite backlash, companies increased their use of ESG metrics in executive pay last year, according to the findings of this year’s annual report from Farient and our partners in the Global Governance and Executive Compensation (GECN) Group. This held true for companies of all sizes, including large-,…

Read More > 03.25.2024

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A New View of Stakeholder Incentives

A worldwide trend by companies to incorporate stakeholder metrics into executive compensation continues even in the United States where an anti-woke political movement has taken root, according to Farient Advisors’ newly released 2024 Global Trends in Stakeholder Incentives: What’s Next? report. Farient—in conjunction with the Global Governance and Executive Compensation…

Read More > 03.20.2024

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What the Future Holds for SEC Rule-Making—Directors & Boards

Under Chair Gary Gensler, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has embarked on an unprecedented streak of rulemaking around issues such as climate, human capital, and executive compensation, all of which will impact boards. In this Q&A with Directors & Boards, Farient ESG Leader Brian Bueno delves into the SEC’s…

Read More > 03.18.2024

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A Match Made in London Adds Depth and Scale to Farient

A desire to expand its geographic reach while providing greater opportunities for staff led Robin A. Ferracone, the founder and CEO of Farient Advisors, to undertake a combination between Farient and Remuneration Associates (Rem.n), located in London. The deal, announced in a March 6…

Read More > 03.12.2024

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Farient Email March

Farient Briefings: A Match Made in London Adds Depth and Scale to Farient

A Match Made in London Adds Depth and Scale to Farient A desire to expand geographic reach while providing greater opportunities for its staff led Robin A. Ferracone, the founder and CEO of Farient Advisors, to undertake a combination between Farient and Remuneration Associates (Rem.n), located in London. The…

Read More > 03.12.2024

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