Opinion: Tying CEO pay to carbon emissions works. More companies should try it

If CEOs are paid more for decarbonizing their operations, they are more likely to focus on such matters.

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Tim Connors core team
3 months ago

Co-Founder & Founding Investor @ Platform Venture Studio

indeed. impact on all stakeholders would be great comp factors

JS
3 months ago

Founder and CEO @ Infiniblaze

Indeed... Tying executive compensation to climate, ESG, and DEI targets is indeed the most effective way to create change. But often these targets are way too low or have inconsistent measures across the industry -- and that's just for public companies. Why don't more private companies (ones financed by VC and PE) do this and promote reporting of the results?

Jeremy Burton core team
3 months ago

CEO / Founder @ Platform

I think a sea change is coming.

One big problem is that many companies have no idea of their emissions because they occur multiple levels down in their supply chains.

The solutions that win will be those that easily spread up and down those supply chains.

Jeremy Burton core team
3 months ago

CEO / Founder @ Platform

This feels like a great point of leverage.