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Accountability Central Editors
Hank Boerner Columns
Hank Boerner is a columnist for Accountability Central and various publications
Ken Cynar Columns
Ken Cynar is Executive Vice President of the Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc. and Executive Editor of this Web site – Accountability Central.
Richard Barr Columns
Richard Barr transitioned out of a 20-year career as an SRI advisor with First Affirmative Financial Network and is now a commentator for the Governance & Accountability Institute.
Michael P. Benard Columns
Speaker, Writer, Coach on Communications Issues
Blogger on Property Rights & Energy Industry
Former Director, Communications and Public Affairs, and Vice President, Eastman Kodak Company
Larry Checco Columns
Larry Checco is president of Checco Communications. His latest book is entitled Aha! Moments in Brand Management: Commonsense Insights to a Stronger, Healthier Brand. Checco Communications is a consulting firm that specializes in branding. It helps organizations clearly define who they are, what they do, how they do it and, most importantly, why anyone should care enough to support them.
John Hardman, Ph.D. Columns
John and the Regenerative Organization team are a visionary and diverse network of experts in the fields of regenerative leadership, integral psychology, business, engineering, education, community building, policy and law, whose mission is to help organizations develop a triple-top line vision and practice.
Keld Jensen Columns
A prolific author, Keld's internationally-acclaimed book Negotiating Partnership has been translated into four languages and published in more than 28 countries. He also writes feature articles for the national and international media and appears in the broadcast media as a highly-regarded commentator on international business issues. He is a frequent speaker at conferences around the world and has worked with numerous global businesses in a training and consulting capacity.
Peter Kinder Columns
Mr. Kinder co-founded KLD Research & Analytics, Inc. in 1988 and served as its president and board chair until its sale in 2009 to Risk Metrics Group (now owned by MSCI). Then, KLD served over 400 institutional clients and was the world's leading provider of social investment research and indices.
Bob McMillan Columns
Robert R. (" Bob") McMillan was the first U.S. chairman of the Panama Canal Commission who was not an official of the Defense Department. He was a member of the Board of Directors of WellChoice, Inc. (NYSE) from 1994 through 2005 when WellChoice was acquired by WellPoint, Inc. In addition, he served on the Board of Directors of Lumex, Inc. (AMEX) from 1984 through 1998. He also served on advisory boards of Key Bank for over nine years and is a member of the Board of Madison National Bank.
James McRitchie Columns
Jim McRitchie's popular portal chronicles and facilitates developments in corporate governance: www.CorpGov.Net
Robert A.G. Monks Columns
Robert A. G. Monks is a shareholder activist and one of the founders of the field of corporate governance. He is the author of Corpocracy and The New Global Investors, and with Nell Minow, Watching the Watchers, Corporate Governance and Power & Accountability.
Sam Pizzigati Columns
Sam Pizzigati edits Too Much, an online weekly on excess and inequality. An associate fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies in Washington, D.C., he co-authors the Institute's annual executive pay analysis.
Ron Robins is founder of the globally popular and respected ethical investing site, Investing for the Soul; writes the Enlightened Economics blog about a new economics integrating consciousness, natural law, and free-market theory.
Mark Sickles Columns
Mark W. Sickles is an author, professor, and advisor to corporate directors and officers. The founding principal of Mark W. Sickles, LLC, he is the creator of Shareholder Value Assurance and Strategic Governance™.
Tim Smith Columns
Tim Smith is Senior Vice President and head of Walden Asset Management's ongoing shareholder engagement program to promote greater corporate leadership on ESG issues. This includes company dialogues, shareholder proposals, proxy voting and public policy advocacy.
Geoff Styles Columns
Geoffrey Styles is Managing Director of GSW Strategy Group, LLC, an energy and environmental strategy consulting firm. Since 2002 he has served as a consultant and advisor, helping organizations and executives address systems-level challenges.
Tim Quast Columns
Tim Quast is a fifteen-year Investor Relations veteran and founder and managing director of ModernIR.com, which parses and categorizes over a half-billion shares per week with its trading intelligence systems.
Deborah Wallace Columns
Deborah Wallace is currently Principal at BrinkPoint Consulting, LLC, a firm providing consulting and research services to both public and private sector organizations. BrinkPoint’s consulting services focus on Director Education and Governance Reform.
Lois Yurow Columns
Lois Yurow practiced corporate and securities law for several years and now helps public companies use plain English principles in their disclosure documents and investor communications.
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Behind the Trade
October 31, 2013 Source: Tim Quast, President, ModernNetworks IR LLC
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Gretchen Morgenson Columns
Gretchen Morgenson columns are distributed by The New York Times Media Group
Joe Nocera Columns
Joe Nocera columns are distributed by The New York Times Media Group
Floyd Norris Columns
Floyd Norris columns are distributed by The New York Times Media Group
Guest Commentators - Periodic & Archived
Bill Baue Columns
Writer, SocialFunds.com - Co-Host/Producer, Corporate Watchdog Radio- Adjunct Professor, Marlboro College Graduate Center Managing for Sustainability MBA
Eleanor Bloxham Columns
Eleanor Bloxham is a strategic governance authority, author and advisor, and CEO of The Value Alliance (www.thevaluealliance.com) and Corporate Governance Alliance.
Ernest Fazio Columns
Ernest Fazio is affiliated with LIMBA, LIA, and ICE
Ken Gordon Columns
Ken Gordon is a member of the Colorado State Senate
Timothy J. Keating
Timothy J. Keating is President of Keating Investments, LLC, the investment adviser to Keating Capital, Inc. of Greenwood Village, Colorado.
Kenny Moore Columns
Kenny Moore (www.kennythemonk.com) is co-author of The CEO and the Monk: One Company's Journey to Profit and Purpose
Francesca Rheannon Columns
Francesca Rheannon is Co-Director of Sea Change Media and Co-Host/Producer of Sea Change Radio. She's an award-winning broadcast journalist with a background in political economy and environmental education. She has written on sustainability for E-The Environmental Magazine, SocialFunds.com, CSRwire.com, The CRO, and New Solutions.
Rick Schweiger Columns
Featured commentator Rick M. Schweiger is a member of the Investment Committee of Keating Investments.
Deborah Wallace Columns
Deborah Wallace is a governance reform advisor, author and Principal Owner of BrinkPoint Consulting, LLC.
Mike Wallace Columns
Mike Wallace is a recognized expert in the field of sustainability and business strategy whose diverse background as an advisor, manager, author, and lecturer provides him with the integrated perspective that today's complex sustainability challenges demand.
Featured Comments From Accountability Central Users
Source: Pam Styles, Fellow, Governance & Accountability Institute
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