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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

July 3, 2015 Here's a Simple Lesson on Business Ethics From the Former CFO of Enron

Source: Bloomberg

Andrew Fastow, the former chief financial officer of Enron was a speaker at Camp Alphaville, a conference hosted by the Financial Times' well-known finance blog Alphaville. Since leaving prison, he's been talking to business...

July 3, 2015 Aetna to buy Humana for $37 billion in largest insurance deal

Source: Reuters

Health insurer Aetna Inc (AET.N) said it would buy smaller rival Humana Inc (HUM.N) for about $37 billion in cash and stock, in the largest ever deal in the insurance industry.

July 2, 2015 Cablevision Judge Throws Out Suit Challenging Dolans’ Pay

Source: Bloomberg

Cablevision Systems Corp.’s board won’t have to face investor claims that directors allowed Chairman Charles Dolan and his relatives to pocket $100 million in excessive salaries and bonuses.

Research & Insights

July 1, 2015 Increased public exposure sees companies focus on risk management

SHP Online - The findings support previous research by îVerdantixî, which found customers are increasing spend on EHS software by 25 per cent each year. Integrating their operations and supply chain management and...

June 25, 2015 CEO Pay vs. Performance

Executive compensation is increasingly geared toward results, but some CEOs still got big paydays even when their investors didn’t do so well.

May 29, 2015 See how much CEOs make at top companies

Star News Online - A guided data visualization showing executive compensation at îStandard and Poor'sî 500 companies. Your browser does not support the iframe HTML tag. Try viewing this in a modern browser like...

Commentary & Opinion

July 1, 2015 Build your office on a foundation of ethics

Source: Business Report

Ethical conduct in the workplace is of the utmost importance, and infusing a culture of moral sensitivity throughout an organisation is not just in line with the survival of society, it is also key to the survival of business,...

July 1, 2015 Voices: George Gay, on the Rise of Shareholder Activism

Source: Wall Street Journal

When it comes to socially responsible investing (SRI), investing in or divesting certain stocks is a good way for clients to express their values. But proxy voting and advocacy are far more impactful in their ability to effect...

June 25, 2015 UK corporate governance requires a cultural revolution

Source: Financial Director

JUSTIN KING says "nothing moves a business in a direction as powerfully as corporate culture". It is the challenge of directors and management to ensure that it moves it in the right direction.


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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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