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Employees

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



At the 2021 Annual Meeting, the proposals listed below were submitted to a vote of the shareholders. The proposals are described in the Proxy Statement. As of March 25, 2021, the record date for the 2021 Annual Meeting, there were 43,535,271 outstanding shares of Common Stock eligible to vote, and 38,417,922 shares were present in person or represented by proxy at the 2021 Annual Meeting.




Proposal No. 1 – Election of Directors. The Corporation’s shareholders approved four nominees, Mary A. Bell, Mary K.W. Jones, and Ronald V. Waters, III, for election to the Board for a term expiring at the Corporation’s 2024 Annual Meeting of Shareholders, with votes as follows:


Director



% For1

For

Against

Abstain
Broker
Non-Votes
Mary A. Bell99.78%34,692,098792,76402,933,060
Mary K.W. Jones99.34%35,101,352383,51002,933,060
Ronald V. Waters, III99.10%33,193,1472,291,71502,933,060


1Percentage of votes cast, which excludes abstentions (in accordance with Iowa law) and broker non-votes.

The Corporation’s other Directors: (i) Jeffrey D. Lorenger, Larry B. Porcellato, and Abbie J. Smith continue to serve as directors for terms ending at the Corporation’s 2022 Annual Meeting of Shareholders; and (ii) Miguel M. Calado, Cheryl A. Francis, John R. Hartnett, and Dhanusha Sivajee continue to serve as directors for terms ending at the Corporation’s 2023 Annual Meeting of Shareholders.




Proposal No. 2 – Ratification of KPMG LLP as the Corporation’s Independent Registered Public Accountant for Fiscal 2021. The Corporation’s shareholders ratified the selection of KPMG LLP as the Corporation’s independent registered public accountant for the fiscal year ending January 1, 2022, with votes as follows:







% For1ForAgainstAbstainBroker Non-Votes
99.19%38,160,05983,742174,1210


1Percentage of votes cast, which excludes abstentions (in accordance with Iowa law).




Proposal No. 3 – Advisory Vote to Approve Named Executive Officer Compensation. The Corporation’s shareholders approved, on an advisory basis, the compensation awarded by the Corporation to its Named Executive Officers as disclosed in the Proxy Statement with votes as follows:

% For1ForAgainstAbstainBroker Non-Votes
97.94%34,553,248725,496206,1172,933,060


1Percentage of votes cast, which excludes abstentions (in accordance with Iowa law) and broker non-votes.




Proposal No. 4 – Approval of the HNI Corporation 2021 Stock-Based Compensation Plan. The Corporation’s shareholders approved the Plan with votes as follows:



% For1ForAgainstAbstainBroker Non-Votes
96.87%34,185,8451,103,395195,6222,933,060


1Percentage of votes cast, which includes abstentions pursuant to the NYSE Listed Company Manual but excludes broker non-votes.