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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

October 20, 2014 Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) Releases 2015 Draft Voting Policy Changes for Comment

Source: 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 Conference

Source: 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...[more]

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 Communities

Source: 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...[more]

September 15, 2014 At least 150 major companies prep for carbon prices

Source: 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.

September 8, 2014 Study links high ESG ratings to positive investment portfolio performance

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 governance

Source: NJBiz.com

Don Musso is the president and founder of FinPro Inc., a leading management consulting firm in Liberty Corner.


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Strategic Governance - Enabling Financial, Environmental, and Social Sustainability

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