CGLytics, A Glass Lewis Partner

Global source for CEO Compensation Review and Say on Pay Assessment

Glass Lewis is the world’s largest independent provider of governance and engagement support services, helping institutional investors understand and connect with the companies in which they invest.

CGLytics provides compensation datasets and analytic tools to Glass Lewis in all its global markets covering initially North America, Europe and Australia. Glass Lewis uses CGLytics’ extensive compensation data and analytics to evaluate executive compensation at public companies and incorporates the same dataset and insights in its proxy research reports, voting recommendations and into its clients custom voting policies.

The partnership provides Glass Lewis with a robust and consistent source of global data and analytics.

Through this partnership, CGLytics provides corporations, institutional investors, and advisors with access to top-quality datasets, the Glass Lewis Say on Pay analysis and the same data and tools used by leading institutional investors to review and model CEO and executive compensation plans, for an effective engagement with all stakeholders.

Now available via the CGLytics platform, Glass Lewis CEO compensation and Say on Pay analysis

Corporations are facing increasing demands from multiple parties for greater transparency and control for socially responsible and sustainable pay practices.

Combining Glass Lewis’ proprietary policies and methodologies and CGLytics’ extensive data and analytical tools, this partnership will give all market participants unprecedented transparency and access into Glass Lewis’ compensation analysis that was not widely available and is needed for successful governance and stewardship in the modern digital age.

The two companies will jointly develop new products and services together to benefit customers and all market participants.


Global partnership powering Glass Lewis’ say on pay vote recommendations

By partnering with Glass Lewis, CGLytics provide corporates and their investors with an unmatched solution for global compensation data and benchmarking analytics. Glass Lewis will use CGLytics’ extensive compensation data directly in its client reports and voting recommendations, and leverage CGLytics’ data technology to analyze clients’ executive pay practices. Glass Lewis uses CGLytics’ peer modelling tools to perform deep dives on public companies’ CEO and executive compensation practices, providing greater insights across markets and borders.

Interested to know more?

Click here to learn about CGLytics and Glass Lewis’ executive compensation, pay for performance and peer review tools, and how you can  better prepare for Say on Pay engagements.

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Glass Lewis is the world’s largest independent provider of global governance services, helping institutional investors understand and connect with the companies in which they invest. With more than 1,300 investors globally who use their high-quality, unbiased Proxy Paper research, industry-leading Viewpoint proxy vote management solution and innovative Meetyl direct-engagement platform, Glass Lewis helps drive value across all governance activities. Glass Lewis are focused on providing corporate governance solutions that deliver transparency and efficiency to investment, operations and compliance teams.

Visit Glass Lewis to find out more about why the world’s leading investors and asset owners trust Glass Lewis for the best governance advice in the market.

Ever wondered how Glass Lewis determine their executive compensation recommendations?

In this webinar, Glass Lewis and CGLytics took a look into How the Glass Lewis European research team collect, find and use data for their executive compensation.

Andrew Gebelin, VP Research, Engagement and Stewardship at Glass Lewis, joined us for an exclusive behind the scenes look at how the Glass Lewis European research team have been using the compensation data provided by CGLytics as a basis for the executive compensation recommendations as part of the Proxy Research Reports in Europe, and how this will expand globally from 2020.


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Evaluating Executive Compensation: How Glass Lewis Analysts Make Their Recommendations

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