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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 1, 2014 Exxon fracking report responds to shareholdersSource: Houston Chronicle
Exxon Mobil issued a report Tuesday that acknowledges the environmental risks of hydraulic fracturing but also defends the practice as being better for the environment than other types of energy production and generation.
In The Capital - But this week the îGrocery Manufacturers Associationî, one of the largest food industry trade groups, announced that it would be launching a database of food additives, since most chemicals added to...
October 1, 2014 Anticipating Shareholder Proposals During the 2015 Proxy SeasonSource: JDSupra
As companies begin to prepare for the 2015 proxy season, it will be important to anticipate the types of shareholder proposals they should expect so that they can develop a more meaningful response. This can be accomplished by...
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
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.
September 19, 2014 Ethics expert keys on rulesSource: Insurance News Net
Lee Augsburger, senior vice president and chief ethics and compliance officer at Prudential Financial Inc. in Newark, was ranked on the 2013 list of 100 Most Influential People in Business Ethics by Ethisphere Institute, a...
September 18, 2014 Kingsdale’s Wes Hall gives his view on the ‘state of the proxy season’Source: Financial Post
Wes Hall, the founder and chief executive at Kingsdale Shareholder Services, a shareholder communications firm that’s very active in proxy contests, has two pieces of advice to his issuing clients: keep talking to your...
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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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