Compensation Committee

Compensation Committee

This resource center contains material to help compensation committee members operate most effectively in the face of sharper focus on their work. For materials related to director compensation, please see NACD’s Resource Center on the Nominating and Governance Committee.

Understanding the Compensation Committee’s Role and Scope

Compensation Committee Charter Tool The Compensation Committee's Role in Strategic Succession Planning (Pearl Meyer) Providing Human Capital Oversight Compensation Committee Basics: Oversight of Executive Pay Sample Compensation Committee Evaluation Template Sample Compensation Committee Charters Sample Compensation Committee Assessment Questionnaire

Setting Executive Compensation Metrics

ESG Reporting and Non-GAAP Measures in Incentive Compensation Plans Compensation Metrics in the Stakeholder Era When Using EPS in Incentive Plans, Take Time to Specify How it’s Calculated The Role of Nonfinancial Metrics in Pay Plan Design and Payouts Understanding Nonfinancial Metrics Sample Long-Term Oriented Performance Metrics

Executive Compensation                      

ESG and Executive Remuneration—Disconnect or Growing Convergence? (Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance) What a Stakeholder Approach Means for Executive Compensation (Semler Brossy) Aligning Executive Compensation with Corporate Strategy Socially Conscious Perspectives on Pay Practices Insights on CEO Pay Ratio Disclosures

Director Compensation

Companies Simplify Director Pay as Board Oversight Role Becomes More Complex Director Compensation Report

Videos and Webinars

Has Director Pay Reached a Tipping Point? A 2020 Vision for the Compensation Committee ESG: Building Shareholder-Focused Incentive Plans for a New Generation of Investors Good, Bad, or Indifferent? An Objective Look at Proxy Advisors Leading Minds of Compensation: Board Compensation Leading Minds of Compensation: Pay Equity Leading Minds of Compensation: Long-Term Incentives EVA: The Good, the Bad, and the Complex What Does the Future Hold for Director Compensation? #YouToo: What Boards Need to Know and Do About Gender Pay Equality (Pearl Meyer)

Compensation Committee Regulation and Standards

What to Do With Pay if Taxes Go Much, Much Higher Dodd-Frank: Listing Standards for Compensation Committees (SEC) Requirements for Compensation Committees (NYSE) Elements of Executive Pay and External Disclosures


Director Professionalism® Fit for the Future Global Board Leaders’ Summit Master Class