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Corporate Governance, News and Updates on Corporate Governance

Before the late-2001 financial implosion at Enron " Fortune's 7th largest of the famed 500 " resulted literally in the disappearance of that Houston-based corporation, and before the largest corporate bankruptcy filing in history " WorldCom in 2002 " few people in the United States regularly used the term "corporate governance."

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News & Updates

May 25, 2016 Here are some of the activist groups taking on oil goliath Exxon

Dallas News - The group has 11 chapters in North America, including one serving the Dallas-Fort Worth area. The Union of Concerned Scientists is a Massachusetts-based nonprofit science advocacy organization composed of both...

May 25, 2016 Big Media CEO Compensation Fell In 2015, But Not As Much As Their Stock Values

Source: Deadline

At a time when three out of four adults believe CEOs are overpaid, the directors of CBS, Comcast, Discovery, Disney, Fox, Time Warner, and Viacom continued last year to lavish their chiefs with some of corporate America’s largest...

May 25, 2016 EU declines to renew glyphosate licence

EU Observer - Ilsi is financed, among others, by Monsanto and other glyphosate producers, including industry group Croplife International. Another Ilsi member, Antonio Moretto, is the JMPR vice-chair. Boobis claimed his role at...

Research & Insights

May 20, 2016 How Americans define the sharing economy

Source: Pew Research

Even though stories about services like Uber and Airbnb have put the “sharing economy” in the news, just 27% of Americans have ever heard of the term before, according to Pew Research Center’s recent survey of the new digital...

May 4, 2016 Medical Errors Are No. 3 Cause Of U.S Deaths, Researchers Say

Source: NPR

A study by researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine says medical errors should rank as the third-leading cause of death in the United States — and highlights how shortcomings in tracking vital statistics may hinder research and keep...

May 4, 2016 New RobecoSAM study reveals GRI Standards fit for investmentgrade disclosures

Source: GRI and RobecoSAM

International sustainability standard setter GRI and RobecoSAM, the investment specialist focused exclusively on Sustainability Investing (SI), have today released the research publication Defining What Matters: Do companies and...[more]

Commentary & Opinion

May 24, 2016 The date on the milk carton says it's expired, but is it?

Source: LA Times

Think how many times you've checked a carton of milk or wedge of cheese in your fridge and saw that it had passed the date on the package. The typical response is to throw it away.

May 20, 2016 Rebranding isn’t About Changing Your Message

Source: Larry Checco

Budweiser is no longer the King of Beers—at least temporarily. Starting May 23rd right through the November presidential elections, it will be rebranded as America’s beer. [more]

May 18, 2016 How Monsanto's CEO Thinks We Can Feed the World - text/video

Source: Fortune

The world’s agricultural industry has a tall order to fill—it must grow twice as much on roughly the same footprint with less water all by 2050.


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Strategic Governance - Enabling Financial, Environmental, and Social Sustainability

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