The 2021 proxy season took place in context of an unprecedented pandemic and offered shareholders a unique opportunity to express their views on executive compensation decisions. Hugessen’s latest article highlights the trends in Canadian Say-on-Pay results in 2021, and explores the historical correlation between company performance and Say-on-Pay support.
Every year, Hugessen Consulting conducts a review of the proxy circulars filed by the constituents of the S&P / TSX60 Index to report on trends in executive compensation and related governance practices among Canada’s largest and most influential companies.
This year, we expanded our focus on TSX60 issuers’ use of environmental, social and governance (“ESG”) metrics in executive compensation. This article provides a summary of our findings.