SQ Square

Employees

Data from SEC filings
Employee count

ESG framework mentions

In last year of SEC filings
ESG framework Mentions in filings
Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB)
Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)
Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD)
UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

ESG term mentions

In last year of SEC filings
EcosystemEnvironmentEnvironmentalMaterialsNatureOffsetPackagePackagingPandemicPlasticResiliencyAccessAffinity GroupAfrican AmericanAsianAttritionBenefitsBlackCalifornia Consumer Privacy ActCharityCollective BargainingCommunityCommunity EngagementConsumer SentimentCultureCustomerCyberCybersecurityData PrivacyData SecurityDeathDemographicsDisabilityDiversityEmployeeEmployee EngagementEmployee TrainingEngagementEthnicityGenderGeneral Data Protection RegulationHealth and SafetyHealth CareHealthcareHireHiringHuman CapitalHuman ResourcesIncidentInequalityMinorityPay EquityPerquisitesPhilanthropyPrivacyProduct SafetyPulse SurveyRacismRecallRecruitRecruitmentReimbursementRetentionRetirementSafetySatisfactionSkillSkilledSkillsSocialSocial CapitalStakeholderSupplierSupply ChainTalentTrainingUnionWomenWorkersWorkforceAnti-corruptionAssessmentAssuranceAttorneys GeneralAuditBoard OversightBonusBriberyClassifiedClassified BoardClawbackCommitmentCommittee EvaluationConflict of InterestCorporate GovernanceCorporate PurposeCorporate Social ResponsibilityCorruptionDepartment ofDual-classESGEthicsExecutive CompensationExpertFraudGoalsGovernanceHedgingIncentiveIncentivizeIndependenceIndependentInequalityInnovateInnovationInnovativeInvestigationLawsuitLead Independent DirectorLeadershipLitigationLong-termMajorityMaterialityMissionOverseeOversightPerquisitePlaintiffPledgingPurposeRecoupReputationReputationalResearch and DevelopmentResilientResponsibilityResponsibleSpecial MeetingStrategySustainabilitySustainableTaxTransparentVoting 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 June 16, 2020, Square, Inc. (the “Company”) held its 2020 annual meeting of stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”). The stockholders of the Company voted on the following four proposals at the Annual Meeting, each of which is more fully described in the Company’s definitive proxy statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 24, 2020:

1.To elect three Class II directors to serve until the Company’s 2023 annual meeting of stockholders and until their successors are duly elected and qualified;

2.To approve, on an advisory basis, the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers;

3.To ratify the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the Company’s fiscal year ending December 31, 2020; and

4.To vote upon a proposal submitted by one of the Company’s stockholders regarding employee representation on the Company’s board of directors.

Holders of the Company’s Class A common stock, par value $0.0000001 per share (the “Class A Common Stock”), were entitled to one vote on each proposal for each share held as of the close of business on April 20, 2020 (the “Record Date”), and holders of the Company’s Class B common stock, par value $0.0000001 per share (the “Class B Common Stock”), were entitled to ten votes on each proposal for each share held as of the close of business on the Record Date. The Class A Common Stock and Class B Common Stock voted as a single class on all matters.

At the beginning of the Annual Meeting, present in person or by proxy were holders of 298,340,587 shares of Class A Common Stock and 76,056,128 shares of Class B Common Stock, together representing 91.4% of the combined voting power of all issued and outstanding shares of Class A Common Stock and Class B Common Stock entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting, constituting a quorum.

The final voting results for each of these proposals are detailed below.

1. Election of Directors

Nominee

Votes For

Votes
Withheld

Broker
Non-Votes

Roelof Botha

918,739,850

65,664,491

74,497,528

Amy Brooks

982,692,293

1,712,048

74,497,528

James McKelvey

914,432,398

69,971,943

74,497,528

Each director-nominee was duly elected as a Class II director to serve until the Company’s 2023 annual meeting of stockholders and until his or her successor is duly elected and qualified.

2. Advisory Vote on Compensation of Named Executive Officers

Votes For

Votes Against

Votes Abstained

Broker Non-Votes

965,687,770

18,222,135

494,436

74,497,528

The stockholders advised that they were in favor of the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers.

3. Ratification of Appointment of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm

Votes For

Votes Against

Votes Abstained

Broker Non-Votes

1,057,366,269

1,043,978

491,622

0

The stockholders ratified the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the Company’s fiscal year ending December 31, 2020.

4. Stockholder Proposal Regarding Employee Representation on the Board of Directors

Votes For

Votes Against

Votes Abstained

Broker Non-Votes

9,569,376

973,393,710

1,441,255

74,497,528

The stockholders rejected the proposal regarding employee representation on the Company’s board of directors.