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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 31, 2015 Former Fukushima Executives to be Charged over 2011 Nuclear Disaster

Source: NDTV

Tokyo: A trio of former executives from the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant will be indicted over the 2011 accident, a judicial review panel decided today, paving the way for the first criminal trial linked to the disaster.

July 31, 2015 Beijing wins election to host 2022 Winter Olympics

Source: USA Today

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Beijing was selected Friday to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, becoming the first city awarded both the winter and summer games. Beijing defeated Almaty, Kazakhstan, in a vote of the International Olympic...

July 30, 2015 Maradona says he wants to fight FIFA 'mafia'

Source: Trust.org

BUENOS AIRES - Argentine football great Diego Maradona said on Wednesday he wants to fight the "mafia" responsible for the corruption scandal that has rocked FIFA, but he stopped short of saying he wants to be the next president...

Research & Insights

July 22, 2015 Shareholder Proposal Developments During The 2015 Proxy Season

Source: Value Walk

This client alert provides an overview of shareholder proposals submitted to public companies for 2015 shareholder meetings, including statistics, notable decisions from the staff (the "Staff") of the Securities and Exchange...

July 21, 2015 Thirty percent of corporations say climate change has impacted business materially

news.nd.edu - An inaugural survey examining how corporations are addressing the need to adapt their business operations to changing climate conditions reveals that 30 percent already have experienced a material impact to their...

July 9, 2015 Governance engagement goes mainstream in 2015 proxy season, EY says

Source: IR Magazine

Governance engagement goes mainstream in 2015 proxy season, EY says

Commentary & Opinion

July 30, 2015 Opinion: Twitter spends 35% of revenue on stock-based compensation

Source: MarketWatch

Chalk up another winning quarter for Twitter, which continues to “innovate” by diluting shareholders’ stakes — that is, all shareholders other than the executives who run the company.

July 29, 2015 BP is making the best of a bad situation

Source: Reuters

BP is making the best of a bad situation. There is clear progress on bringing down costs and capital expenditure. But with the oil price at nearly a six-month low of $53 a barrel for Brent crude, it’s only going to get harder for...

July 27, 2015 Solutions to our ills in which profit is a motive do work

Engineering News - Let us get something îclear: profitî is good. In fact, profit as a motive is essential. Profit or loss is the final indicator of whether the people concerned are running a good operation. Imagine...


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Strategic Governance - Enabling Financial, Environmental, and Social Sustainability

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