CVA - Covanta Holding Corporation

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Covanta Holding Corporation

445 South Street
Morristown, NJ 07960
United States

SectorIndustrial Goods
IndustryWaste Management
Full Time Employees3,600

Key Executives

Mr. Stephen J. JonesChief Exec. Officer, Pres and Director1.47MN/A56
Mr. Bradford J. HelgesonChief Financial Officer and Exec. VP728.76kN/A40
Mr. Timothy J. SimpsonExec. VP, Gen. Counsel and Sec.692.72kN/A58
Mr. Derek W. VeenhofExec. VP of Sustainable Solutions611.65kN/A50
Mr. Michael Joseph deCastroExec. VP of Supply Chain611.65kN/A54
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


Covanta Holding Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides waste and energy services to municipal entities primarily in the United States and Canada. It owns and operates infrastructure for the conversion of waste to energy, as well as engages in related waste transport and disposal, and other renewable energy production businesses. The company disposes waste and generates electricity and/or steam; and sells metal recovered during the energy-from-waste process. It owns and operates 42 energy-from-waste facilities; 5 additional energy generation facilities, including wood biomass and hydroelectric renewable energy production facilities in North America. Covanta Holding Corporation also owns and operates 17 transfer stations, 15 environmental services facilities, 1 regional metals recycling facility, and 4 landfills. The company was formerly known as Danielson Holding Corporation and changed its name to Covanta Holding Corporation in September 2005. Covanta Holding Corporation was founded in 1960 and is headquartered in Morristown, New Jersey.

Corporate Governance

Covanta Holding Corporation’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of November 1, 2017 is 6. The pillar scores are Audit: 10; Board: 4; Shareholder Rights: 4; Compensation: 4.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.