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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."

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News & Updates

January 21, 2021 Dow, S&P, Nasdaq close at records as Biden sworn in as 46th U.S. President

Source: Fox Business

The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 257 points, or 0.83%, while the S&P 500 rose 1.39% and the Nasdaq Composite was higher by 1.97%. The advance catapulted all three of the major averages into record territory, adding to the...

January 15, 2021 Fed chair Jerome Powell: Not raising interest rates anytime soon

Source: CNBC

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell takes questions about the Fed’s new monetary framework, inflation expectations and more after a discussion at Princeton’s Bendheim Center for Finance.

January 11, 2021 Why Do Cell Phone Bills Cost So Much In The U.S.?

Source: CNBC/YouTube

The average American spent $1,218 for cell phone service in 2019. That comes out to just over $100 per month. Check out the video to find out why you may be paying so much for your phone service and what you can do to save some...

Research & Insights

November 23, 2020 Most Businesses Still Treat Sustainability As Compliance, Not Transformation: Study

Source: Which- 50

Too many businesses still treat environmental management and intelligence as a tick-box ‘compliance exercise’ (51 per cent) and the ‘cost of doing business’ (43 per cent), rather than a transformational opportunity

February 19, 2020 100 Best Companies to Work For

Source: Fortune

Over the 23 years we’ve been publishing this list with our partners at Great Place to Work, we’ve found three things to be true. Inclusion has become the gold standard for employee-centric companies. The bar rises every year. And...

November 4, 2019 The Importance Of The Services Sector To The Sustainable Development Goals

Source: Forbes

Mapping these issues to the SDGs’ targets enabled us to assess how each industry is creating or destroying value for society while focusing on those ESG issues that create value for shareholders.

Commentary & Opinion

December 21, 2020 These are the 17 worst companies to work for in America

Source: Yahoo Finance

We’ve compiled a list of the worst-rated companies on Glassdoor, focusing on those with at least 10,000 employees and 1,000 reviews. In the case of ties, we prioritized companies that workers would be least likely to recommend to...

December 10, 2020 Opinion: San Francisco Puts Another Nail in Its Own Coffin

Source: National Review

The fatal flaw of this bill and others like it lies in the idea that fair compensation should be defined by people other than those who have skin in the game — namely, a company’s principals, board of directors, and ultimately...

August 24, 2020 My blue passport has arrived – and with it a crushing new sense of our Brexit nightmare

Source: The Guardian

We definitely are not in the EU any more. No stars, just a lion, a unicorn and a peculiar illustration of the UK. Yet that’s not even the worst thing about this document


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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