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Shareholder resolution filed at CoreCivic
Author: CoreCivic shareholders, Published on: 13 January 2019
CoreCivic recognizes the importance of performance-based pay, touting the fact that 74% of executive officer compensation in 2017 was tied to performance... We agree that companies should reward behavior that creates long-term value even if it does not translate into short-term financial gain. Respecting the human rights of inmates and detainees, in our view, is such a behavior... CoreCivic’s Human Rights Policy Statement (the “Statement”) asserts that “[a] strong commitment to inmate and detainee rights and proper treatment is essential to our work”... CoreCivic has faced and now faces many lawsuits alleging that it has violated the human rights of inmates and detainees... We believe that incorporating respect for human rights into incentive compensation arrangements for senior executives would encourage focus on the steps necessary to ensure respect, including training, adequate staffing and medical resources.