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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
Large companies are reducing their own emissions. You can go to these sustainability confabs and there's a sense that they can do it all on their own. So, why do Washington and policy even matter, like, at all?
May 17, 2013 Wal-Mart 1Q profits, revenue disappointSource: USA Today
Wal-Mart Stores' shares fell 1.7% Thursday after the world's largest retailer reported weaker-than-expected revenue and profit figures for the first quarter. Adding to investors' disappointment: Wal-Mart's same-store sales —...
May 16, 2013 ‘Right culture key to governance’Source: Irish Examiner
Irish companies need to develop the right culture if corporate governance is to work in any organisation, according to a major new survey. One of the main features of the collapse of the Irish financial sector in 2008 was the...
Research & Insights
The FINANCIAL - There is a glimmer of hope for CEOs as the news is not all bad,"" said Steve Halsey, principal and managing director, business consulting;, Gibbs & Soell. Rather than waiting for the perfect circumstances to drive...
Source: Corporate Counsel
Behind closed doors, what are corporate board members saying—or not saying—about cybersecurity, executive compensation, and social media? For this we turn to the results of the “2013 Law in the Boardroom” survey of some 550...
May 9, 2013 Corporate Board Member/FTI Consulting Survey Identifies Key Legal Risks in 2013 for Companies
GNT - Annual Survey Finds Leadership Succession, Cyber Risk, and Regulatory Compliance Are Leading Concerns for Directors and General Counsel. Managing and mitigating risk surrounding cyber security, IT strategy, regulatory...
Commentary & Opinion
May 14, 2013 Katz: This Dimon Is ForeverSource: The Street
...companies with unified chairman and CEO roles, the issue often requires more thought. For JPMorgan, the issue is ultimately one of textbook policy vs. pragmatic reality. Contrary to some commentary, the role of the chairman is...
Source: NY Times
Some proponents of the current American version of corporate capitalism contend that if there is a problem with the way our largest companies are run, shareholders will take care of it – by putting pressure on directors,...
May 8, 2013 The Chancellor’s LamentSource: Joe Nocera, NY Times
By most measures, Holden Thorp’s five-year tenure as the chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, which is coming to an end next month, was a roaring success. The university went from 19th to 9th in federal...
Special Focus Book
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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