About the research
Managers of large companies get bonuses for achieving financial goals, such as increasing profits. But what do shareholders think about giving these managers a bonus for environmental and social goals, such as reducing emissions or improving employee well-being? This is what Bettina De Ruyck (Vlerick Business School - UGhent) looked into. "Bonuses for non-financial objectives are twice as common in managers' pay compared to ten years ago."