Medtronic plc (MDT)

Filing Date: Aug. 14, 2020

Filing Highlights:

Board of Directors - Board is Majority Male BAD
Highlight: Board is Majority Male
Policy: Gender-balanced Board
Summary: The company reports that 9 of 12 directors are men.
Board of Directors - Board is Majority Independent GOOD
Highlight: Board is Majority Independent
Policy: Board Independence
Summary: The company reports that 10 of 12 directors are independent.
Executive Compensation - No Report on Recidivism and Rehabilitation BAD
Highlight: No Report on Recidivism and Rehabilitation
Policy: Recidivism and Rehabilitation
Summary: The company makes no report on efforts being made to offer jobs to non-violent offenders.
Executive Compensation - Report on Carbon Neutrality GOOD
Highlight: Report on Carbon Neutrality
Policy: Carbon Neutrality
Summary: Full report on long-term targets through 2025 in the company’s 2020 Integrated Performance Report.
Executive Compensation - No Report on Lobbying Activity BAD
Highlight: No Report on Lobbying Activity
Policy: Lobbying Transparency
Summary: The company makes no report on lobbying or other political activities.
Executive Compensation - Human Rights Program GOOD
Highlight: Human Rights Program
Policy: Human Rights Due Diligence
Summary: The company launched a Global Human Rights program.

Filing Proposals:

Proposal 1 - Board of Directors
Proposal 1 – Election of Directors
Summary: Vote to elect (or re-elect) the Board of Directors
Proposal 2 - Independant Auditor
Proposal 2 – Non-Binding Ratification of Appointment of Independent Auditor and Binding Authorization of the Board of Directors, Acting Through the Audit Committee, to Set Auditor Remuneration 72
Summary: Vote on proposed Independent Auditor
Proposal 3 - Executive Compensation
Proposal 3 – Advisory Resolution to Approve Named Executive Officer Compensation (“Say-on-Pay”)
Summary: Vote on proposed Executive Compensation
Proposal 4 - Miscellaneous
Proposal 4 – Renewal of the Board’s Authority to Issue Shares Under Irish Law
Summary: Vote on Issuance Authority
Proposal 5 - Miscellaneous
Proposal 5 – Renewal of the Board’s Authority to Opt Out of Statutory Pre-Emption Rights Under Irish Law
Summary: Vote on Pre-exemption Rights
Proposal 6 - Miscellaneous
Proposal 6 – Authorization of the Company and Any Subsidiary of the Company to Make Overseas Market Purchases of Medtronic Ordinary Shares
Summary: Vote on Purchase Authorization