STAT+: Lilly is a holdout among companies that agree to disclose when executive pay is clawed back

A coalition of institutional investors is pushing Eli Lilly to adopt a policy to disclose when executive pay is clawed back for misconduct. But the company is refusing to do so, even though more than a dozen large drug makers, wholesalers, and retailers have agreed to take such a step.

The rationale for the move, which was made in a shareholder proposal, is that Lilly faces substantial financial, legal, and reputational risks stemming from allegations that the company engaged in anti-competitive pricing over insulin. Specifically, the drug maker faces several lawsuits filed by various U.S. states as well as congressional investigations into allegations of price gouging.

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