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Data from SEC filings
Employee count
CEO pay ratio
CEO Salary
Median Employee Salary

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

ESG term mentions

In last year of SEC filings
AgricultureAirBiomassCarbonCarbon FootprintCircular EconomyCleanClimateClimate ChangeCoalConflict MineralsConservationEcosystemEmissionEnergy EfficiencyEnergy StorageEnvironmentEnvironmentalEnvironmental ProtectionFossil FuelGreenGreenhouse GasGreenhouse Gas EmissionHabitatIntensityLife CycleLifecycleMaterialsMineralNatural GasNatural ResourcesNatureNuclearOceanOffsetOilPackagePackagingPandemicPlanetPollutantRaw MaterialsRecycleRecycledRecyclingRenewableScarcitySolarWasteWaterWetlandWildlifeWindZero EmissionAccessAffinity GroupBenefitsBlackCalifornia Consumer Privacy ActCharitableChild LaborCollective BargainingCommunityCustomerCustomer SatisfactionCyberCybersecurityData PrivacyData SecurityDeathDisabilityDiversityDiversity and InclusionEmployeeEngagementEthnicEthnicityGenderGeneral Data Protection RegulationHealth and SafetyHealth CareHireHuman CapitalHuman ResourcesHuman RightsHuman TraffickingIncidentInjuryLabor practiceLabor StandardsMinorityPay EquityPay for PerformancePerquisitesPrivacyProduct QualityRecruitRecruitmentReimbursementRetentionRetirementSafetySatisfactionSkillSkilledSkillsSocialSocietyStakeholderSupplierSupply ChainTalentTrainingUnionWomenWorkforceAnti-corruptionAntitrustAssessmentAssuranceAttorneys GeneralAuditBoard EffectivenessBonusBriberyClass Action LawsuitClassifiedClawbackCommitmentCommittee EvaluationConflict of InterestCorporate GovernanceCorporate Social ResponsibilityCorruptionDepartment ofDownward DiscretionESGEthicsExecutive CompensationExpertFraudGoalsGovernanceHedgingIncentiveIncentivizeIndependenceIndependentInnovationInnovativeLawsuitLead Independent DirectorLeadershipLitigationLong-termMajorityMissionOverseeOversightPerquisitePlaintiffProcurementProxy ContestPurposeR&DRecoupReputationReputationalResearch and DevelopmentResponsibilityResponsibleSelf-evaluationStewardshipStrategySustainabilitySustainableTargetsTaxTenureTransparencyTransparentVoting 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

First Solar, Inc. (“First Solar”) held its 2021 annual meeting of stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”) on May 12, 2021. A description of each matter voted upon at the Annual Meeting is described in detail in First Solar’s definitive proxy statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 1, 2021. The number of votes cast for and against and the number of abstentions and broker non-votes with respect to each matter voted upon are set forth below.

Proposal No. 1: To elect the following eleven nominees to First Solar’s board of directors, each to serve on the board of directors until the next annual meeting of stockholders or until his or her successor has been elected and qualified.

NomineesVotes Cast ForVotes Cast AgainstAbstentionsBroker Non-Votes
Michael J. Ahearn71,207,754 1,869,563 1,457,163 15,515,346
Sharon L. Allen73,419,569 1,011,029 103,882 15,515,346
Richard D. Chapman73,266,824 1,147,900 119,756 15,515,346
George A. Hambro73,445,255 971,106 118,119 15,515,346
Kathryn A. Hollister73,873,414 555,003 106,063 15,515,346
Molly E. Joseph72,607,615 1,822,118 104,747 15,515,346
Craig Kennedy71,286,692 3,126,606 121,182 15,515,346
William J. Post71,970,521 2,444,071 119,888 15,515,346
Paul H. Stebbins51,753,938 22,658,972 121,570 15,515,346
Michael Sweeney69,541,164 4,873,154 120,162 15,515,346
Mark R. Widmar73,489,286 925,170 120,024 15,515,346

Proposal No. 2: To ratify the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as First Solar’s independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2021.

Votes Cast ForVotes Cast AgainstAbstentionsBroker Non-Votes
84,102,515 5,712,639 234,672

Proposal No. 3: To request a report on steps being taken by First Solar to enhance board diversity beyond current levels.

Votes Cast ForVotes Cast AgainstAbstentionsBroker Non-Votes
67,638,682 6,498,848 396,950 15,515,346