CVA - Covanta Holding Corporation

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Covanta Holding Corporation

445 South Street
Morristown, NJ 07960
United States
862-345-5000
http://www.covanta.com

SectorIndustrials
IndustryWaste Management
Full Time Employees3,700

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Stephen J. JonesPres, CEO & Director1.47MN/A1961
Mr. Bradford J. HelgesonExec. VP & CFO728.76kN/A1977
Mr. Timothy J. SimpsonExec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec.692.72kN/A1959
Mr. Derek W. VeenhofExec. VP of Asset Management611.65kN/A1967
Mr. Michael Joseph de CastroExec. VP of Supply Chain611.65kN/A1963
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.

Description

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; sells metal recovered during the energy-from-waste (EfW) process; and offers waste management solutions, such as site clean-up, wastewater treatment, transportation and logistics, recycling, and depackaging. It owns and operates 43 EfW facilities; and 5 additional energy generation facilities, including wood biomass and hydroelectric renewable energy production facilities in North America. The company also owns and operates 17 transfer stations, 19 material processing facilities, 1 regional metals recycling facility, and 4 landfills. Covanta Holding Corporation has a strategic partnership with the Green Investment Group Limited to develop, fund, and own EfW projects in Ireland and the United Kingdom. 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 October 1, 2018 is 4. The pillar scores are Audit: 5; 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.