Extract from the Cornerstone Journal of Sustainable Finance & Banking, October 2013, written by Kimberly Gladman, Research Director of the Just Capital Foundation.

Amid growing investor interest in the ways that corporations manage sustainability issues, executive pay plans are receiving heightened scrutiny. Many companies say they value environmental and social performance, but do they structure their financial incentives to focus executives on those goals? The Energy Sector gives us a microcosm of the issues.