CPK Chesapeake Utilities


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
AirAtmosphereBiofuelCarbonCarbon EmissionsCleanClimateClimate ChangeCO2CoalConservationDecarbonizationEmissionEnergy EfficiencyEnvironmentEnvironmentalEnvironmental ProtectionExtractionExtreme WeatherGHGGHG EmissionsGlobal WarmingGreenGreenhouse GasGreenhouse Gas EmissionHazardIntensityLand useLandfillMaterialsMethaneNatural GasNatural ResourcesNatureOffsetOilPackagePandemicPlasticPollutionRecyclingRenewableSoilSolarWasteWastewaterWaterWildlifeWindAccessAfrican AmericanAttritionBenefitsBlackCharitableCharityCollective BargainingCommunityCommunity EngagementCultureCustomerCyberCyber SecurityCybersecurityDeathDemographicDisabilityDiversityDiversity and InclusionDiversity OfficerEmployeeEmployee EngagementEmployee Resource GroupEngagementEthnicEthnicityGenderHealth and SafetyHealth CareHealthcareHireHispanicHuman CapitalHuman ResourcesInjuryMinorityOSHAPerquisitesPhilanthropyRecruitmentReimbursementResource GroupRetentionRetirementSafetySatisfactionSkillSkilledSkillsSocialSocietalSocietyStakeholderSupplierSupplier DiversitySupply ChainTalentTrainingUnionVolunteerWomenWorkersWorkforceWorkplace SafetyAction PlanAssessmentAssuranceAuditBoard EvaluationBoard OversightBoard RefreshmentBonusClassifiedClawbackCommitmentCommittee EvaluationConflict of InterestCorporate GovernanceCorporate PurposeCorporate Social ResponsibilityDepartment ofDirector ResignationEnterprise Risk ManagementESGEthicsExecutive CompensationExpertFraudGoalsGovernanceHedgingIncentiveIncentivizeIndependenceIndependentIndependent ChairInnovativeInvestigationLawsuitLeadershipLitigationLong-termMajorityMaterialityMissionOther Public Company BoardsOverseeOversightPerquisitePledgingPurposeReputationReputationalResilientResponsibilityResponsibleStewardshipStrategySustainabilitySustainableTargetsTaxTenureTransparencyVoting 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
Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (the “Company”) held its Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the "Annual Meeting") on May 5, 2021. As of the record date for the Annual Meeting, March 10, 2021, 17,507,713 shares of the Company’s common stock, the Company’s only class of equity securities entitled to vote, were outstanding. Of these shares, 16,137,988 were present or represented by proxy at the Annual Meeting, which constituted a quorum for the transaction of business at the Annual Meeting. Set forth below are the voting results for each of the proposals submitted to a vote of the Company’s stockholders at the Annual Meeting. Proxies for the meeting were solicited in accordance with Regulation 14A under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.

Proposal 1: The stockholders voted on the election of three Class I director nominees. Thomas P. Hill, Jr. and Dennis S. Hudson, III were elected to the Company’s Board to serve a three-year term ending in 2024 and until their successors are elected and qualified. As a result of the Company's Bylaws which provide that no person shall be eligible to serve as a director of the Company after the annual meeting of stockholders following his or her seventy-fifth birthday, Calvert A. Morgan, Jr. was elected to the Company's Board to serve a two-year term ending in 2023 and until his successor is elected and qualified. The separate tabulation of votes for each nominee is as follows: (i) Thomas P. Hill, Jr. - 13,794,554 votes for, 557,671 votes withheld; (ii) Dennis S. Hudson, III - 14,065,507 votes for, 286,718 votes withheld; and (iii) Calvert A. Morgan, Jr. - 13,152,201 votes for, 1,200,024 votes withheld. There were 1,785,763 broker non-votes for each nominee. There were no abstentions for any nominee.

Proposal 2: The stockholders voted to approve, on an advisory non-binding basis, the compensation of our named executive officers pursuant to the compensation disclosure rules of the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "Say-on-Pay Proposal"). The stockholders approved, on an advisory non-binding basis, the Say-on-Pay Proposal. There were 14,026,388 affirmative votes, 207,239 negative votes, 118,598 abstentions and 1,785,763 broker non-votes.

Proposal 3: The stockholders voted to ratify, on the advisory non-binding proposal, the appointment of Baker Tilly US, LLP (“Baker Tilly”) as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2021. The stockholders ratified, on an advisory non-binding basis, the appointment of Baker Tilly in this capacity. There were 16,034,285 affirmative votes, 81,799 negative votes, and 21,904 abstentions. There were no broker non-votes for this matter.