We continue to develop our corporate governance practices to ensure that we meet regulatory requirements, company policies and industry best practices, but we also consider related recommendations from institutional shareholders and interested stakeholders. We evaluate our mechanisms on an ongoing basis and strive to ensure our corporate governance practices provide for effective stewardship in all targeted areas of sustainability.
Our corporate governance practices are described in numerous documents on this website. Among other topics, these documents address: [Provide links to any existing pages on this sustainability site and/or to those on www.agrium.com]
- Agriumís governance structure, including committees of the Board;
- independence of Board Directors and Chair;
- mechanisms for shareholders and employees to provide input to the Board;
- the linkage between executive compensation and Agriumís performance;
- processes to ensure conflicts of interest are avoided;
- processes for determining qualifications of Board members; and
- how the Boardís performance is evaluated.
The Board committee most directly involved in sustainability issues is the Environment, Health, Safety and Security (EHS&S) Committee. Other sustainability issues are brought to the Human Resources & Compensation Committee or full Board as necessary.
The following elements are fundamental to strong governance of sustainability issues at the level of attention they deserve: