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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."
News & Updates
Source: EU Reporter
The study shows that listed companies within the EU still tend to focus on short-term benefits of shareholders rather than on the long-term interests of companies. I
New York - As coronavirus continues to spread across the United States, companies are coming to terms with a future of work that doesn't look anything like it did before -- and many are revisiting their plans to go back to the...
July 30, 2020 Johnson & Johnson starts trial of COVID-19 vaccine after producing immune response in primatesSource: Market Watch
Johnson & Johnson JNJ, -0.19% said Thursday that its lead vaccine candidate protected against infection with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, in pre-clinical studies
Research & Insights
February 19, 2020 100 Best Companies to Work ForSource: 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...
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.
October 16, 2019 More large-scale investors are skittish about an ESG strategy at the expense of returns: surveySource: MarketWatch
That is according to the Royal Bank of Canada’s RY, +0.53% fourth annual survey on responsible investing, which found that 18% of institutional investors globally said an environmental, social and governance strategy will...
Commentary & Opinion
April 2, 2020 Understanding the Economic Shock of CoronavirusSource: Harvard Business Review
As the coronavirus continues its march around the world, governments have turned to proven public health measures, such as social distancing, to physically disrupt the contagion. Yet, doing so has severed the flow of goods and...
Source: You Tube/Bloomberg
David Solomon, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. chairman and chief executive officer, discusses the company's first-ever investor day, growth opportunities and his commitment to diversity with Bloomberg's Sonali Basak on "Bloomberg...
December 24, 2019 Opinion: Why higher stock prices, a strong economy and Trump’s re-election are likely in 2020Source: MarketWatch
December 2019 is the exact opposite of December 2018 for stock investors. Instead of overtightening, as it did back then, the Federal Reserve is accelerating the growth of its balance sheet.
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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