YTEN Yield10 Bioscience


Data from SEC filings
Employee count

ESG framework mentions

In last year of SEC filings
Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB)
No mentions
Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)
No mentions
Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD)
No mentions
UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
No mentions

Shareholder alignment

Proxy contests and exempt solicitations in last 3 years

No recent proxy contest or exempt solicitation filings from shareholders.

Vote support at last AGM
On May 24, 2021, Yield10 Bioscience, Inc. (the “Company”) held its 2021 annual meeting of its stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”). As of March 25, 2021, the record date for the Annual Meeting, there were 4,865,235 shares of the Company’s common stock outstanding and entitled to vote. At the Annual Meeting, the holders of 3,263,482 shares of the Company’s common stock were present or represented by proxy, which represented 67.1% of the total shares entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting.

A summary of the matters voted upon by the stockholders at the Annual Meeting, each of which is described in the Company’s definitive proxy statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 29, 2021, and the final voting results for each matter are set forth below.

Proposal 1 - Election of Directors:

Stockholders reelected the nominees identified below as Class III directors of the Company to hold office until the annual meeting of stockholders in 2024 and until their successors are elected and qualified, subject to their earlier death, resignation or removal. The voting results for the nominees were as follows:

Name of Class III Director NomineesVotes ForVotes WithheldBroker Non-Votes
Anthony J. Sinskey, Sc.D.2,285,499128,591849,392
Richard W. Hamilton, Ph.D.2,313,390100,700849,392

Proposal 2 - Approval of an Amendment to the Company's 2018 Stock Option and Incentive Plan:

Stockholders approved an amendment to the Company's Amended and Restated 2018 Stock Option and Incentive Plan (the "Plan") to add 300,000 shares of common stock for issuance under the Plan. The voting results for the proposal were as follows:

Votes ForVotes AgainstAbstentionsBroker Non-Votes

Proposal 3- Advisory Vote on Compensation of Executive Officers:

Stockholders approved, on an advisory basis, the compensation of the named executive officers of the Company. The voting results for the proposal were as follows:

Votes ForVotes AgainstAbstentionsBroker Non-Votes

Proposal 4 - Ratification of the Appointment of the Company’s Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm:

The selection of RSM US LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2021, was ratified, based on the following votes:

Votes ForVotes AgainstAbstentions