Accountability

The power within corporations is best exercised when held accountable to prudent governance structures. Transparency and governing structures are key themes.



Stories


Robinhood Fined for Misleading Customers

Robinhood Financial, the online stock-trading app, was fined $70 million by the securities industry…

1 year, 2 months

Every dollar spent on political influence yields a $20 return in future earnings

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1 year, 3 months

Activist shareholders plan to advocate for disclosure of all political spending at spring shareholder meetings

About $750 million in dark money contributions poured into the 2020 elections. Now, a growing group…

1 year, 4 months

Whistle-Blower Says Credit Suisse Helped Clients Skip Taxes After Promising to Stop

A former bank employee contends that the Swiss bank continued to help American clients avoid taxes …

1 year, 6 months

Facebook and Amazon Boosted Lobbying Spending in 2020

WASHINGTON-Big technology companies are bracing for a new administration and new scrutiny of their …

1 year, 8 months

Major corporations say they will stop donating to members of Congress who tried to overturn the election

On January 6, a violent mob stormed the Capitol of the United States, disrupting the joint session …

1 year, 8 months

Google bans political ads until the inauguration

Google said it would not allow political ads on its platforms until after Inauguration Day because …

1 year, 8 months

Campaign finance system rocked as firms pause or halt contributions after election results challenged

Several major companies on Monday said they planned to cut off political donations to the 147 membe…

1 year, 8 months

Gun Maker Smith and Wesson Lawsuit on Fraudulent Marketing

Smith & Wesson Brands Inc. one the nation's largest gun makers, filed suit Tuesday to block a s…

1 year, 9 months

Apple will pay $113 million to settle states’ investigation into battery throttling

Facebook announced in August an extension of its coronavirus-protection policy, telling employees t…

1 year, 10 months

Petitions


Exxon Mobil Corpora…
Exxon: Disclose your Lobbying

Exxon should be more transparent about corporate lobbying expenditures designed to influence legislation and regulation

$158.8 million supporting

Woodward, Inc.
Empowering Employees in Governing Woodward, Inc

Woodward Inc. shall adopt a policy promoting significant representation of employees on the board of directors.

$308.9 million supporting

Edwards Lifescience…
Empowering Employees in Governing Edwards Life Sci

Edwards Life Sciences shall adopt a policy promoting significant representation of employees on the board of directors.

$308.9 million supporting

Ford Motor Company
Ford: Stop Offering Leather Interiors

Ford sells vehicles with interiors containing leather. Animal products contribute to environmental damage and exploit animals.

$165.6 million supporting

General Motors Comp…
General Motors: Stop Offering Leather Interiors

GM produces vehicles with interiors containing leather. Animal products contribute to environmental damage and exploit animals.

$319.6 million supporting

Verizon Communicati…
Verizon: Stop Offering Products Using Leather

Verizon leather cases and pouches contain leather. Animal products contribute to environmental damage and exploit animals.

$167.9 million supporting

Starbucks Corporati…
Starbucks: Stop Offering Food With Animal Products

Starbucks has not committed to moving away from meat, only dairy. Animal products contribute to environmental damage and exploit animals.

$165.9 million supporting

Apple Inc.
Apple: Stop Offering Products Using Leather

Apple watch straps, leather phone and iPad covers all contain leather. Animal products contribute to environmental damage and exploit animals.

$167.9 million supporting

Repligen-Shareholder Proxy Access

Board enable shareholder proxy access

$317.1 million supporting

Kimberly-Clark-Written Consent by Shareholders

Board permit written consent by shareholders to cast minimum number of votes to authorize action at a meeting

$317.2 million supporting