Amazon met with top shareholders last year to discuss its executive pay policies, at least the second year in a row the company has reached out to investors to hear their concerns about compensation. Amazon said in its latest proxy statement that shareholders raised concerns about the size and vesting schedule of stock awards given to CEO Andy Jassy and other executives in recent years. But...
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Congress appears poised to shrink a key obstacle to the creation of a competitive U.S. electric vehicle battery industry—the agonizing, often yearslong wait to obtain permits to mine for battery metals such as lithium and nickel. On Wednesday night, the House approved small but important changes to the permitting process as part of a bill to lift the federal debt ceiling. Now the Senate takes...
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