Blue Bird (BLBD)

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

(a)On March 9, 2022, the Company held its annual meeting of stockholders. The Company solicited proxies for the meeting pursuant to Regulation 14A under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”). As of the record date of January 14, 2022, there were 31,975,274 shares of common stock outstanding and entitled to vote at the annual meeting. At the annual meeting, a total of 28,634,728 shares, or 90% of the outstanding shares of common stock, were voted by proxy or in person.

(b) The following matters were voted upon by stockholders at the annual meeting.

(1) Proposal One - Election of Directors. Four nominees for election as directors to Class II of the Company’s classified board were elected for three-year terms (until the 2025 annual meeting), with the results of the voting as follows:

NomineeTerm Expires
(at annual meeting of stockholders)
Votes ForVotes WithheldBroker Non-Votes
Chan W. Galbato202525,796,613 974,229 1,863,886
Adam Gray202526,702,579 68,263 1,863,886
Kathleen M. Shaw, Ph.D.202526,598,508 172,334 1,863,886
Matthew Stevenson202526,701,729 69,113 1,863,886

The terms of the following Class I directors will continue until the 2024 annual meeting of stockholders: Gurminder S. Bedi, Kevin Penn and Alan H. Schumacher. The terms of the following Class III directors will continue until the 2023 annual meeting of stockholders: Douglas Grimm, Philip Horlock and Jared Sperling.

(2) Proposal Two - Ratification of Appointment of BDO USA, LLP as the Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm for Fiscal Year 2022.
Proposal Two was approved, as follows:

Votes ForVotes AgainstAbstentions
28,182,589 4,833 447,306

(c) Not applicable.

(d) As previously reported, at the 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders, the stockholders approved holding a “say-on-pay” vote every three years; therefore, the Company will hold its next “say-on-pay” vote at the 2023 Annual Meeting of Stockholders.