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Enterprise Risk Management News, Articles, Research – Accountability Central

In the beginning…there were the high-stakes / high-visibility crises events that are now part of corporate legend -- the ExxonValdez tanker oil spill in Alaskan waters (in resource-rich Prince William Sound) just as the fishing season got underway -- the deliberate poisoning of over-the-counter Tylenol pain relief pills, resulting in the tragic deaths of retail customers trusting in the product (the most recommended by physicians, it was said at the time). 

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April 29, 2016 Volkswagen bosses to be paid £49m despite record losses after emissions scandal

Source: Independent

Volkswagen is to pay 12 current and former managers €63.24 million (£49m) for 2015, a year of record losses for the company following its global emissions scandal.

April 29, 2016 A surprising number of investors voted for a gender pay gap measure at eBay

Source: Washington Post

This proxy season, the investor Arjuna Capital targeted a handful of tech companies with a resolution: Commit to preparing a report by later this year about your policies and goals for reducing the gender pay gap.

April 29, 2016 Investor network says utilities should face climate change stress tests

Source: Reuters

Electric utilities should undergo stress tests to show how their business models are in line with limiting global warming, a global network of investors said on Friday.

Research & Insights

April 27, 2016 Six years later, we’re still learning how badly the BP spill damaged the environment

Source: Washington Post

The latest glimpse at the ongoing environmental effects of the disaster came in a new report by the conservation and advocacy group Oceana, which compiled the findings of a broad range of studies — primarily from the past two...

April 25, 2016 IMF and the global economic outlook

Source: Express Tribune

The World Economic Outlook has acknowledged that although global recovery continues, it does so at a slow and increasingly fragile pace

April 19, 2016 Oil Industry Knew Of Climate Change Dangers For Decades, Documents Reveal

The Inquisitr - Gretchen Goldman, the lead analyst for the Center for Science and Democracy at the Union of Concerned Scientists spoke to Vice News. Constantly, the public is persuaded that climate change is a new issue, some new...

Commentary & Opinion

April 28, 2016 Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid If You're Investing for the Long Run

Source: Bloomberg

A coming collapse in investment returns means that people that age today will have to work seven years longer or save almost twice as much to end up with the same nest egg as those of roughly a generation ago.

April 25, 2016 Three Trends That Could Spell Big Trouble For Wall Street

Source: Forbes

Investors paying too close attention to the Fed and the rally it has fueled on Wall Street in the aftermath of the Great Recession have probably overlooked three trends that could spell big trouble for stocks over the long term

April 25, 2016 Opinion: Is George Soros right about the coming crash in China?

Source: MarketWatch

While China’s first-quarter growth figures pleased some analysts enough to upgrade their forecasts, George Soros was not impressed. Doubling down on his earlier comments that a hard landing for China was inevitable, he now says...


Video Interview - October 2007 - Cablevision System - New York

Governance & Accountability Chairman, Hank Boerner interviewed by host Dr. Harvey Passes - Comments on emergency preparedness, protecting your home and family, business and other topics and concerns.

30 Minutes:  Click Here for Video

 The "Wei Ji" -- The Chinese pictograph (word) for crisis and opportunity.  It's often up to you which term should apply!

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