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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
October 20, 2014 Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) Releases 2015 Draft Voting Policy Changes for CommentSource: National Law Review
On October 15, Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS), a leading proxy advisory firm, released for comment draft voting policy changes for 2015. The two significant proposals that would impact US companies are as follows:
October 19, 2014 Global Sustainable Brands Community Leaders to Gather in London for Purpose-Driven Brand Innovation ConferenceSource: Sustainable Brands
Sustainable Brands® recently announced program details for its pan-European conference to be held at the Lancaster London, November 3-5. SB’14 London will bring together hundreds of influential brand leaders and cutting-edge...
October 16, 2014 Oracle: The latest target of shareholder ire
FORTUNE - The Nathan Cummings Foundation, Dutch pension manager PGGM Investments, U.K. pension fund RPMI Railpen Investments, California State Teachersâ Retirement System (îCalSTRSî), and the UAW Retiree Medical...
Research & Insights
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...
September 15, 2014 At least 150 major companies prep for carbon pricesSource: USA Today
At least 150 major companies worldwide - including ExxonMobil, Google, Microsoft and 26 others in the United States - are already making business plans that assume they will be taxed on their carbon pollution, a report today says.
Source: Blue & Green
Asset managers can create better-performing portfolios by excluding stocks with lower environmental, social and governance (ESG) ratings, according to new research.
Commentary & Opinion
October 20, 2014 Why You Should Stop Being a Boss and Start Being a Leader
Inc. - The way you approach being in charge--whether you're running a corporation, a civic organization, or a neighborhood bake sale--is a huge factor in the group's achievement. Think about the differences before you step up....
October 8, 2014 Nestle CEO: Water Is Not A Human Right, Should Be Privatized
San Francisco Sentinel - The company notorious for sending out hordes of internet warriors to defend the company and its actions online in comments and message boards (perhaps we'll find some below) even takes a firm stance...
September 30, 2014 Triple Play: The necessity of corporate governanceSource: NJBiz.com
Don Musso is the president and founder of FinPro Inc., a leading management consulting firm in Liberty Corner.
Special Focus Book
Strategic Governance - Enabling Financial, Environmental, and Social Sustainability
A new book by Hank Boerner and Mark Sickles of the Governance & Accountability Institute. Click here for more information.
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