Accountability

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



Stories


These Companies Gave Their C.E.O.s Millions, Just Before Bankruptcy

Corporate boards are handing out millions to top executives before their companies seek bankruptcy …

2 weeks, 1 day

Wells Fargo’s Ex-Chief Fined $17.5 Million Over Fake Accounts

John Stumpf and two other former executives were fined Thursday, and Wells Fargo's chief federal re…

5 months, 2 weeks

AirBnB wants to serve all stakeholders

In 2018 we publicly declared something we had felt for a long time-that we aspire for Airbnb to be …

5 months, 3 weeks

Apple Settles Allegations of U.S. Sanctions Violations

Apple Inc. has agreed to pay about $467,000 to settle allegations it violated U.S. sanctions by dea…

7 months, 2 weeks

Westpac freezes executives' bonuses following money laundering scandal

Updated November 24, 2019 19:12:02 Westpac has frozen bonus payments for its entire executive team …

7 months, 2 weeks

A Trump Administration Plan that Could Boost Corporate ‘Dark Money’ in Elections

The Trump administration is pushing a proposal that could change how much untraceable " dark money …

7 months, 2 weeks

Announcing the 2020 Rankings of America’s Most JUST Companies

Over the last five years, JUST Capital has surveyed close to 100,000 Americans to find out what the…

8 months

AT&T to Pay $60 Million to Settle Claims It Misled Data Subscribers

AT&T Inc. has agreed to pay $60 million to settle the Federal Trade Commission's allegations th…

8 months

Seattle’s upcoming election is inundated with tech money — and it’s not just Amazon

The tech industry is taking an unprecedented interest in Seattle's upcoming election, spending big …

8 months, 1 week

Petitions


BlackRock Dimensional Fund Ad… Fidelity
Disclose Corporate Political Activity

Fossil fuel companies exert a great deal of influence over climate and energy policy at the federal, state, local and international levels – yet much

$473.1 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.

$10.7 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.

$11.1 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.

$11.4 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.

$10.7 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.

$10.7 million supporting

International Busin…
IBM: Disclose Your Lobbying

IBM should be more transparent about its lobbying expenditures

$13.8 million supporting

Chevron Corporation
Climate Deception and Accountability

Major fossil fuel companies have known for decades that their products—oil, natural gas, and coal—cause global warming. Their own scientists told them

$7.8 million supporting

Exxon Mobil Corpora…
Lobbying

Minimal lobbying disclosure among major corporations prevents shareholders from knowing whether companies advocate covertly for the same issues they c

$3.0 million supporting

Parnassus
Parnassus: Step up Shareholder Engagement

To make good on its ESG and Socially Responsible brand, Parnassus needs to step up its activity on shareholder engagement.

$790,153 supporting