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Accountability - the Key 21st Century Watchword

We've carefully chosen the name for this Web-accessed news, research, information and perspectives research - "accountability" is the Editors' umbrella term for much of the content -- and "central" because we intend to make this a central resource for those interested in knowing more about trends in accountability.

Corporations and other institutions in our society are increasingly being held accountable for their decisions, actions, behaviors and performance ....

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News & Updates

September 15, 2016 Horyou Announces SIGEF 2016, a Leading Side Event of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP22)

The Social Innovation and Global Ethics Forum will take place at Palais des Congrès Marrakesh, in Morocco, from 9 to 11 November, 2016

October 6, 2015 Toshiba Accounting Scandal Highlights Issues in Corporate Governance

Source: Nippon.com

Though Toshiba had actively adopted corporate governance practices, an independent investigation found that the company’s top executives were complicit in fraudulent accounting. As Japan continues to bolster its governance rules,...

May 4, 2015 Intel Corporation Named To TAA's Most Trustworthy Companies, and Receives Special Award: Hank Boerner Accountability Award

Source: G&A Institute, Inc.

Intel Named to Trust Across America's "America's Most Trustworthy Public Companies" 2015 list -- and receives first time "Hank Boerner Accountability Award," named for the chairman of Governance & Accountability Institute.[more]

Research & Insights

December 12, 2018 NEW RESEARCH: SDG TARGETS & GRI INDICATORS MATERIALITY IN ESG / SUSTAINABILITY REPORTING RELEASED BY G&A INSTITUTE

Source: Governance & Accountability Institute

The results of the analysis of 1,387 corporate enterprises’ materiality decisions in their sustainability reports to examine sector trends on all 91 of the GRI G4 Specific Standard Disclosures and topics related to the 17...[more]

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July 10, 2020 Unions limit police accountability, but Moore claim exaggerates impact

Source: Politifact

This is a sweeping claim that implies officers are shielded from internal, criminal and civil liability by language in their union contract. Unions don’t have that kind of power. Police unions do offer protections that can...

July 10, 2020 Greenwood Village resolution 'against the spirit' of new police accountability law, AG says

Source: YAHOO!

Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser on Thursday called a new measure from the city of Greenwood Village that shields officers from financial liability "against the spirit" of the recent police accountability law signed into law...

July 10, 2020 US Treasury sanctions Chinese entity and officials pursuant to Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act

Source: Middle East North Africa Financial Network

US Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin WASHINGTON, USA – The US Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) yesterday, sanctioned one Chinese government entity and four curre

July 10, 2020 Zimbabwe: Lack of Accountability Is Our Biggest Sanction in Zim

Source: AllAfrica.com

If you are shelling groundnuts for a blind man, you must keep whistling, so he knows you are not eating them." -- African proverb.THE above proverb, which I got from a friend as we were chatting about the state of our country and...

July 10, 2020 Draft police accountability bill would create inspector general to investigate police killings, require departments to return military equipment

Source: Hartford Courant on MSN.com

A bipartisan group of lawmakers released a draft police accountability bill Thursday evening that would establish a new inspector general role that would be in charge of investigating police killings and prosecuting criminal...

July 10, 2020 In fight for Trump's tax returns, Supreme Court strikes balance between presidential immunity and accountability

Source: Washington Examiner

The Supreme Court just issued two rulings on Democrats' quest to get their hands on President Trump’s tax returns. The first, Trump v. Vance, rejects Trump's argument that the Manhattan district attorney cannot issue a...

July 10, 2020 Anonymous Akron Art Museum Accountability group announces protests on reopening days, demands for reform

Source: Cleveland.com on MSN.com

The anonymous Akron Art Museum Accountability group announced upcoming protests at the members and public reopening days for the museum, plus a list of demands for reforms at the institution.

July 10, 2020 Feds: Excessive force, no accountability in police bureau

Source: Boston Herald

Narcotics police officers in the western Massachusetts city of Springfield routinely use excessive force by punching people in the face unnecessarily during arrests and other encounters and face

July 9, 2020 More Accountability Needed In CARES-Type Funding For Short-Term Certificate Programs

Source: Forbes

About $1.6 billion in CARES funding was allocated to certificate-granting institutions. A new ... [+] analysis found that lower-income students attending these schools often did not make more than the average high school...

July 9, 2020 Following police accountability law, Greenwood Village approves resolution protecting officers from liability

Source: FOX31 Denver

The Greenwood Village City Council on Monday approved a resolution aimed at protecting police officers from personal financial liability if they are accused of

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