WLTW Willis Towers Watson Public Limited


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)
UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
No mentions

ESG term mentions

In last year of SEC filings
AgricultureAirCarbon EmissionsCarbon FootprintClimateClimate ChangeEnergy EfficiencyEnvironmentEnvironmentalHazardLandfillMaterialsNatural ResourcesNatureOffsetOilPackagePackagingPandemicPlasticRecycledRecyclingRenewableResiliencyWasteAccessAsianAttritionBenefitsBlackCalifornia Consumer Privacy ActCharitableCitizenshipCollective BargainingCommunityCultureCustomerCyberCyber SecurityCybersecurityData PrivacyData SecurityDeathDemographicsDisabilityDiversityDiversity and InclusionEmployeeEmployee RetentionEmployee TrainingEngagementEthnicityGenderGeneral Data Protection RegulationHealth and SafetyHealth CareHealthcareHireHiringHuman CapitalHuman ResourcesHuman RightsIncidentLabor StandardsMinorityOvertimePerquisitesPhilanthropicPrivacyRecruitmentReimbursementRetentionRetirementSafetySatisfactionSexual MisconductSkillSkilledSkillsSocialSocietyStakeholderSupplierSupplier DiversitySupply ChainTalentTrainingUnionVolunteerWomenWorkersWorkforceWorking ConditionActivistAnti-corruptionAntitrustAssessmentAssuranceAuditBoard EffectivenessBoard EvaluationBoard OversightBonusBriberyChronicClassifiedCommitmentCommittee EvaluationConflict of InterestCorporate GovernanceCorporate PurposeCorporate Social ResponsibilityCorruptionDepartment ofDirector ResignationEnterprise Risk ManagementESGExecutive CompensationExpertFraudGoalsGovernanceHedgingIncentiveIncentivizeIndependenceIndependentInnovateInnovationInnovativeInvestigationLawsuitLeadershipLitigationLong-termMajorityMaterialityOther Public Company BoardsOverseeOversightPerquisitePlaintiffPledgingPoison PillProcurementProxy AccessPurposeRecoupReputationReputationalReputational RiskResilientResponsibilityResponsibleSelf-evaluationShareholder EngagementShareholder ProposalsSpecial MeetingStrategySustainabilitySustainableTargetsTaxTenureTerm LimitTransparencyVoting Rights

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 11, 2021, Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company (the “Company”) held the 2021 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (the “2021 AGM”). Proxies for the 2021 AGM were solicited pursuant to Regulation 14A under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and there was no solicitation in opposition to the Company’s solicitation.

A total of 105,926,200 ordinary shares (representing approximately 82.13 % of 128,971,611 ordinary shares outstanding and entitled to vote as of March 11, 2021, the record date for the 2021 AGM) were present in person or by proxy, constituted a quorum for the transaction of business, and were voted at the 2021 AGM. As described below, the Company’s shareholders approved each of the proposals considered at the 2021 AGM.

The shareholders elected each of the director nominees, who are named in the table below, to serve as directors until the next annual general meeting of shareholders or until his/her successor is elected and qualified. The table below sets forth the number of votes cast for and against each director, as well as abstentions and broker non-votes:

Anna C. Catalano92,931,2052,118,508862,37810,014,109
Victor F. Ganzi93,240,1831,791,041880,86710,014,109
John J. Haley94,198,734812,926900,43110,014,109
Wendy E. Lane93,620,2881,429,638862,16510,014,109
Brendan R. O’Neill94,209,554824,013878,52410,014,109
Jaymin B. Patel93,070,8451,972,534868,71210,014,109
Linda D. Rabbitt94,215,917832,203863,97110,014,109
Paul D. Thomas94,187,194846,393878,50410,014,109
Wilhelm Zeller94,179,389850,459882,24310,014,109

The shareholders ratified, on an advisory, non-binding basis, the selection of (i) Deloitte & Touche LLP to audit the Company’s financial statements and (ii) Deloitte Ireland LLP to audit the Company’s Irish Statutory Accounts, and authorized, in a binding vote, the Company’s Board of Directors, acting through the Audit Committee, to fix the independent auditors’ remuneration. Of the shares voted, 103,266,376 voted in favor, 1,795,600 voted against and 864,224 abstained.

The shareholders approved, on an advisory, non-binding basis, the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers as disclosed in the Company’s Proxy Statement for the 2021 AGM in accordance with the Securities and Exchange Commission’s rules, including the “Compensation Discussion and Analysis,” the “Summary Compensation” table and the related tables and disclosure. Of the shares voted, 91,126,696 voted in favor, 3,870,201 voted against, 915,194 abstained and there were 10,014,109 broker non-votes.

The shareholders approved the renewal of the directors’ existing authority to issue shares under Irish law up to approximately 33% of the Company’s issued ordinary share capital. Of the shares voted, 103,617,556 voted in favor, 1,433,398 voted against and 875,246 abstained.

The shareholders approved the renewal of the directors’ existing authority to opt out of statutory pre-emption rights under Irish law for rights issues and, separately, for issuances up to approximately 10% of the Company’s issued ordinary share capital. Of the shares voted, 104,110,964 voted in favor, 933,423 voted against and 881,813 abstained.