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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


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


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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April 20, 2021 Colorado Lawmakers Take Up Another Police Accountability Bill With Some Changes

Source: CBS Local

Lawmakers in Colorado are debating two bills on police accountability. Lack Of Proms Puts Future Of Prom Dress Exchange In QuestionThe nonprofit Prom Dress Exchange will miss another year of helping teens find the perfect prom...

April 20, 2021 Third finalist in UI presidential search, Wendy Hensel, stresses need for accountability

Source: Des Moines Register

Wendy Hensel, the provost at Georgia State, believes Iowa can eliminate its racial disparity in graduation rates.

April 20, 2021 The alarming absence of accountability in the homelessness system

Source: Washington Examiner

Federal prosecutors filed charges against the recently terminated CEO of one of New York’s largest homeless shelter networks. They allege he pocketed hundreds of thousands of dollars in kickbacks from contractors hired by...

April 20, 2021 Janice Dean: Many screaming for 'accountability' for Cuomo on nursing home scandal

Source: YAHOO!News

Fox News senior meteorologist Janice Dean, who lost both in law parents, argues the New York Governor was 'reckless' and 'irresponsible' with nursing home policies early in the coronavirus pandemic.

April 20, 2021 CA Lawmaker Proposes Bill To Increase Police Accountability

Source: YAHOO!News

A California lawmaker has proposed a police reform bill. John Ramos tells us it would help get cops who break the rules off the force.

April 19, 2021 Time’s Up Joins Actors’ Equity Call For Scott Rudin To Ditch NDAs; Brother Of Late Rudin Assistant Demands Accountability – Update

Source: Deadline on

Tina Schen, president and CEO of the Time’s Up Foundation, added her voice today to those calling for producer Scott Rudin to release employees from prior non-disclosure agreements. “First and foremost,

April 19, 2021 Where hate finds safe harbor, accountability is the answer

Source: CNN

It has taken different forms over time, but we are clearly still struggling to confront the influence of hateful ideologies within our public safety ranks and criminal justice system, former Alabama Senator and U.

April 19, 2021 Opinion: Don’t let City Council use budget to cut accountability, auditor’s independence

Source: Oregonian

Portland City Auditor Mary Hull Caballero writes that once again, her office faces budget cuts that would threaten the accountability functions that her office fulfills, despite a city charter amendment passed overwhelmingly by...

April 18, 2021 Former HUD Secretary Julián Castro talks police accountability

Source: MSNBC

HUD Secretary Julián Castro joined American Voices with Alicia Menendez to discuss what police accountability should look like in America. This comes as the nation grapples with the deaths of 13-year-old Adam Toledo in...

April 18, 2021 Editorial: Pro-accountability is not anti-police. The time for reforms is now.

Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Too many routine police encounters are ending with unarmed citizens being killed, with people of color disproportionately being targeted.


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