Financials, Sector Focus

How companies are tying executive pay to environmental performance

HSBC links climate to its long-term incentive plans by including carbon emissions reductions and investment targets in its top executives’ remuneration packages

Companies are increasingly building environmental performance metrics into their executive compensation packages

Companies are under investor pressure to incentivise bosses directly to cut carbon emissions and invest in sustainability, by linking executive remuneration to environmental performance.

A quarter of metrics in the executive pay policies of ...

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