The Executive Committee is comprised of the company’s senior management team and meets regularly to discuss pertinent matters relating to the company, including sustainability related issues and initiatives.
PotashCorp’s Board is responsible for the stewardship and oversight of the management of the Corporation and its global business. The Board has an obligation to protect and enhance the assets of the Corporation in the interest of all shareholders.
The following Board committees help ensure that all aspects of sustainability are addressed:
The Human Resources & Compensation Committee carries out the Boards overall responsibility for executive compensation (including philosophy and programs); management development and succession; Board compensation; and broadly applicable compensation and benefit programs.
The Audit Committee assists the Board in fulfilling its oversight responsibilities for the integrity of the Corporation’s financial statements, the Corporation’s compliance with legal and regulatory requirements, the qualifications and independence of the auditors of the Corporation (the “external auditors”), and the performance of the Corporation’s internal audit function and external auditors.
The Safety, Health and Environment (SHE) Committee is responsible for reviewing and, as appropriate, recommending changes to the safety, health, environmental and security policies of the Corporation and shall monitor compliance with such policies and applicable legislation and regulations.
The Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee is responsible for all matters relating to the governance of the Corporation and for reporting and making recommendations to the Board regarding such matters.
Additional information on PotashCorp’s Board and Committee charters, governance principles and governance policies can be found here.