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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 31, 2014 Does Shareholder Scrutiny Affect Executive Compensation? Evidence from Say-on-Pay Voting

Source: Value Walk

As a result of the Dodd-Frank Act of 2010, public firms must periodically hold advisory shareholder votes on executive compensation (“say on pay”). We examine how firms change the structure and level of executive pay when they...

October 30, 2014 Institutional Shareholder Services Launches Latest Generation Governance Scoring Solution

Source: ISS

Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS), a leading provider of corporate governance solutions to the global financial community, today launched QuickScore 3.0, a state-of-the-art global corporate governance scoring solution...

October 30, 2014 S&P in settlement talks with regulators over mortgage securities

Inside Fidelity - Many U.S. states are pursuing similar lawsuits in their respective courts. S&P's main U.S. rivals, Moody's Corp's Moody's Investors Service and Fimalac SA's îFitch Ratingsî, do not face similar...

Research & Insights

October 21, 2014 Shareholder ‘No’ Votes on Pay Show Uptick

Source: CFO

A new report on the 2014 proxy season show a rise in the number of executive compensation plans that failed to receive majority shareholder support.

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.

Commentary & Opinion

October 23, 2014 Talking To Investors About Pricing In Corporate Governance Risks

Source: Forbes

Anyone in denial about the growing importance of corporate governance, environmental and social factors in setting the direction of business needs to start talking to investors.Some 90% of institutional investors from across the...

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...


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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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