BRO Brown & Brown


Data from SEC filings
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ESG framework mentions

In last year of SEC filings
Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB)
Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)
No mentions
Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD)
UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
No mentions

ESG term mentions

In last year of SEC filings
AtmosphereCarbonCarbon FootprintClimateClimate ChangeClimate RiskEnergy EfficiencyEnvironmentEnvironmentalExtreme WeatherForestryGlobal WarmingGreenMaterialsNatureOffsetPackagePackagingPandemicPlanetPlasticPollutionRecycledResiliencyWasteWaterWindAccessAfrican AmericanBenefitsBlackCalifornia Consumer Privacy ActCharitableChild LaborCollective BargainingCommunityCultureCustomerCustomer SatisfactionCyberCybersecurityData PrivacyData SecurityDeathDisabilityDiversityDiversity and InclusionEmployeeEngagementEthnicEthnicityGenderHealth and SafetyHealth CareHealthcareHireHiringHuman CapitalHuman ResourcesHuman RightsHuman TraffickingIncidentInjuriesInjuryLabor practiceMinorityPerquisitesPrivacyRecruitRecruitmentReimbursementRetentionRetirementSafetySatisfactionSkilledSkillsSocialSocietalSocietyStakeholderSupplierTalentTrainingUnionViolenceVolunteerWomenWorkersWorkforceWorkplace SafetyAnti-corruptionAssessmentAssuranceAuditBoard EvaluationBoard RefreshmentBonusBriberyClass Action LawsuitClassifiedClawbackCommitmentConflict of InterestCorporate GovernanceCorporate PurposeCorporate Social ResponsibilityCorruptionDepartment ofEnterprise Risk ManagementESGEthicsExecutive CompensationExpertFraudGoalsGovernanceHedgingIncentiveIncentivizeIndependenceIndependentInnovateInnovationInnovativeInvestigationLawsuitLead Independent DirectorLeadershipLitigationLong-termMajorityMissionOverseeOversightPerquisitePledgingPurposeReputationReputationalResponsibilityResponsibleShareholder ProposalsSpecial MeetingStrategySustainabilitySustainableTargetsTaxTenureTerm LimitTransparencyTransparent

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 May 5, 2021, the Company held its Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the “Meeting”). Proxies for the Meeting were solicited pursuant to Regulation 14A under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and there was no solicitation in opposition to the Company’s solicitation.

A total of 283,486,455 shares were outstanding and entitled to vote as of March 1, 2021 (the record date for the Meeting). Of this amount 259,060,765 shares, representing approximately 91% of the total number of shares outstanding, were represented in person or by proxy, constituting a quorum for the transaction of business, and were voted at the Meeting.

At the Meeting, shareholders elected J. Hyatt Brown, Hugh M. Brown, J. Powell Brown, Lawrence L. Gellerstedt III, James C. Hays, Theodore J. Hoepner, James S. Hunt, Toni Jennings, Timothy R.M. Main, H. Palmer Proctor, Jr., Wendell S. Reilly and Chilton D. Varner to serve as directors until the next annual meeting of shareholders and until their respective successors are elected and qualified.

The table below sets out the number of votes cast for, and votes withheld from, each director:

DirectorsVotes ForVotes WithheldBroker Non-Votes
J. Hyatt Brown227,743,40015,108,49316,208,872
Hugh M. Brown230,418,22412,433,66916,208,872
J. Powell Brown241,045,1631,806,73016,208,872
Lawrence L. Gellerstedt III242,129,864722,02916,208,872
James C. Hays231,606,18511,245,70816,208,872
Theodore J. Hoepner224,754,57118,097,32216,208,872
James S. Hunt242,144,019707,87416,208,872
Toni Jennings234,647,8028,204,09116,208,872
Timothy R.M. Main241,584,7961,267,09716,208,872
H. Palmer Proctor, Jr.225,532,13117,319,76216,208,872
Wendell S. Reilly233,375,9899,475,90416,208,872
Chilton D. Varner226,258,64516,593,24816,208,872

The shareholders ratified the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the Company's independent registered public accountants for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2021. Of the shares voted, 257,570,218 voted in favor, 1,402,526 voted against and 88,021 abstained.

The shareholders approved, on an advisory basis, the compensation of the Named Executive Officers. Of the shares voted, 235,032,026 voted in favor, 7,599,935 voted against and 219,924 abstained. There were also 16,208,880 broker non-votes.