In this 3-minute clip, Michael Brittian, Partner at Meridian Compensation Partners, provides a brief overview of three important things to consider as companies begin to draft their CD&A disclosures for the coming year.
First, he advises that companies take a fresh look at the documents to ensure that they are easily readable: written in plain language and lacking run-on sentences. He recommends these documents also include a good number of charts and graphs.
Second, Michael recommends a review of the previous year’s say on pay vote, particularly where companies received support for say on pay anywhere below 90%.
Lastly, investors and shareholders are increasingly focused on a company’s ESG metrics. According to Michael, CD&A disclosure documents are a significant avenue for organizations to clarify policies and practices concerning human capital and diversity. Watch now.