NKLA Nikola


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

ESG term mentions

In last year of SEC filings
AgricultureAirAtmosphereBiomassCarbonCarbon FootprintCarbon NegativeCarbon NeutralCarcinogenCleanClean Air ActClimateClimate ChangeCO2CoalConservationDecarbonizationEcosystemElectrificationEmissionEnergy StorageEnvironmentEnvironmentalEnvironmental JusticeEnvironmental ProtectionExtreme WeatherFossil FuelFuel EfficiencyGHGGHG EmissionsGreenGreenhouse GasGreenhouse Gas EmissionHazardIntensityLand useLifecycleMaterialsNatural GasNatural ResourcesNatureNet ZeroOceanOffsetOilPackagePackagingPandemicPetroleumPlasticPollutantPollutionRaw MaterialsRecycledReforestationRegenerativeRenewableScarcitySoilSolarWasteWastewaterWaterWindZero EmissionAccessAsianBenefitsBlackCalifornia Consumer Privacy ActCommunityCultureCustomerCybersecurityData PrivacyData SecurityDeathDisabilityDiversityEmployeeEmployee EngagementEngagementGenderGeneral Data Protection RegulationHealth and SafetyHealthcareHireHiringHuman CapitalHuman ResourcesIncidentInjuryLabor ConditionMinorityOvertimePay EquityPerquisitesPrivacyRecallRecruitRecruitmentReimbursementRetentionRetirementSafetySatisfactionSkilledSkillsSocialStakeholderSupplierSupply ChainSupply Chain ManagementTalentTrainingUnionWorkersWorkforceWorkplace SafetyAssessmentAssuranceAuditBonusClass Action LawsuitClassifiedCommitmentConflict of InterestCorporate GovernanceCorporate PurposeDepartment ofEthicsExecutive CompensationExpertFraudGoalsGovernanceHedgingIncentiveIncentivizeIndependenceIndependentInnovationInnovativeInvestigationLawsuitLead Independent DirectorLeadershipLitigationLong-termMajorityMaterialityMissionOverseeOversightPerquisitePlaintiffProcurementPurposeQuality StandardR&DRecoupReputationReputational RiskResearch and DevelopmentResponsibilityResponsibleSpecial MeetingStrategySustainabilitySustainableTargetsTaxTax Gross UpTransparency

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

The Company held its Annual Meeting of Stockholders on June 30, 2021. The matters voted upon at the meeting and the results of those votes are set forth below.

1.The following directors were elected to serve until the 2022 annual meeting of stockholders or until their successors are duly elected and qualified:
ForWithheldBroker Non-Votes
Mark A. Russell227,014,825743,76360,407,357
Stephen J. Girsky222,001,1135,757,47560,407,357
Sooyean (Sophia) Jin226,992,142766,44660,407,357
Michael L. Mansuetti226,981,722776,86660,407,357
Gerrit A. Marx226,562,4311,196,15760,407,357
Mary L. Petrovich226,991,058767,53060,407,357
Steven M. Shindler226,971,838786,75060,407,357
Bruce L. Smith226,945,750812,83860,407,357
DeWitt C. Thompson, V226,579,0671,179,52160,407,357
Jeffrey W. Ubben221,975,2975,783,29160,407,357

2.The proposal to approve, on a non-binding advisory basis, the compensation paid by the Company to its named executive officers, was not approved.
ForAgainstAbstainBroker Non-Votes

3.The frequency of holding an advisory vote on named executive officer compensation every year was approved, on a non-binding advisory basis.
Every YearEvery 2 YearsEvery 3 YearsAbstain

In accordance with the results of the advisory vote, the Board of Directors of the Company has decided to hold a non-binding advisory vote on the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers every year, until the next non-binding advisory vote on the frequency of future advisory votes on the compensation of the Company's named executive officers. An advisory vote on the frequency of future advisory votes on the compensation paid to the Company’s named executive officers is required to be held at least once every six years.

4.The amendment to the Nikola Corporation 2020 Employee Stock Purchase Plan to eliminate the annual evergreen and impose a fixed limit on the number of authorized shares was approved.
ForAgainstAbstainBroker Non-Votes

5.The appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2021 was ratified.