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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."
News & Updates
January 5, 2020 Honda reveals that it underreported accidentsSource: The Hoops News
Honda Motor Company has admitted that it failed to inform US safety regulators about 1,729 claims for deaths and injuries linked to accidents involving its vehicles since 2003. This fact was revealed by the Japanese vehicle...
The number of shareholder proposals regarding proxy access and cybersecurity likely will see big jumps in the 2015proxy season, an attorney said Nov. 18. “Looking ahead to 2015, we're expecting a fairly significant increase in...
November 25, 2014 FINRA fines Citigroup for supervision failuresSource: Banking Business Review
The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) has fined Citigroup Global Markets $15m as it failed to supervise communications between its equity research analysts and its clients and Citigroup sales and trading staff...
Research & Insights
November 13, 2014 Good Corporate Governance Correlates to Higher CSR Performance and Shareholder WealthSource: NewsWise
Berkeley-Haas’ Center for Responsible Business has awarded its 2014 Moskowitz Prize to the authors of a study suggesting good corporate governance correlates with higher CSR initiatives. And in turn, these increased CSR...
October 21, 2014 Shareholder ‘No’ Votes on Pay Show UptickSource: CFO
A new report on the 2014 proxy season show a rise in the number of executive compensation plans that failed to receive majority shareholder support.
September 29, 2014 RepRisk releases Special Report on Indigenous CommunitiesSource: RepRisk
Zurich – RepRisk, the leading provider of business intelligence on environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks, has released its latest Special Report on Indigenous Communities and the ESG issues that are impacting these...
Commentary & Opinion
November 25, 2014 At Crisis Time – For Companies and Celebrities, It’s Usually Not Just One Thing to Deal WithSource: Hank Boerner, Chairman, G&A Institute
In my career of advising clients on issue management and crisis management (and especially crisis response), I usually pointed out to those in the crosshairs that it is not just “one thing” to deal with. Often, in time of an...
November 14, 2014 Op-ed: Understanding executive pay at home and abroadSource: Deseret News
In recent years, an increasing emphasis has been placed on the idea that executives of major companies make an incredible amount of money each year. In the U.S., it is not uncommon to see executives making over 100 times more per...
November 10, 2014 It’s time to stop compromising on environment sustainabilitySource: Central Maine.com
So now what? Clearly we are in deep trouble and truly meaningful environmental progress in the near term is no longer a reasonable expectation. Compromise and wonky engagement continue to fail. Expecting progress on climate...
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