The L-Blast | May 2022

A Look Into the 2022 Proxy Season As predicted, this year's proxy season is proving to be an especially active one, particularly in the areas of environmental and social issues. As annual meetings wind down, we have a good idea of how trends affecting these issues are shaping up. In this month's L-Blast, we bring you a preview of voting...

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2022 Proxy Season: A Peek into Developing Trends

As we hit the midpoint of the 2022 proxy season, shareholders and investors continue to shift focus towards untraditional topics compared to prior year's proxy seasons. At the forefront of these conversations sits ESG (environmental, social, and governance) and human capital management (HCM) matters. Boards are now establishing committees specific to such issues as human rights/diversification, sustainability and environmental as...

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The L-Blast | April 2022

ESG & Executive Compensation Linking environmental, social, and governance metrics to executive compensation is becoming increasingly prevalent. Pressures from investors, shareholders, environmental and rights advocates, and the government are pushing companies to adopt ESG metrics. In this month's L-Blast, we take a deeper look at this issue and analyze whether this trend is beneficial to the overall effective design of executive...

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ESG & Executive Compensation: A Deeper Look Inside the Growing Trend

Effective compensation programs have a strong circular relationship between measurable goals, tangible performance, and actual payouts. This is true whether the goal or goals are short-term or long-term in nature. But what happens when the lines between goals and performance become blurred? Do the compensation programs themselves cease to carry the same power to influence actions? Or even more concerning,...

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2022 Midstream & Upstream Industry Compensation Surveys Open June 1st!

Keep your compensation programs competitive by participating in NFP Compensation Consulting's (formerly Longnecker & Associates) Midstream and Upstream Industry Compensation Surveys. Get access to the latest benchmarks in both corporate and technical roles, inclusive of actual total direct compensation and target total direct compensation.  Learn more about the Midstream Industry Compensation Survey » Learn more about the Upstream Industry Compensation Survey » REGISTER...

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