Accountability

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



Stories


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…

2 months

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 …

2 months, 2 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…

4 months

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 …

4 months, 1 week

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 …

4 months, 1 week

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…

4 months, 2 weeks

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…

4 months, 3 weeks

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 …

4 months, 4 weeks

Walmart’s Strategy When Wading Into Culture Wars: Offend Few

Walmart is getting out of the vaping business, but still sells cigarettes. It is working to reduce …

4 months, 4 weeks

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

$375.6 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

International Busin…
IBM: Disclose Your Lobbying

IBM should be more transparent about its lobbying expenditures

$406,658 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

Cisco Systems, Inc.
Deduct Impact of BuyBacks from Performance Pay

Tell Cisco's Board executives should not be gaming their "performance" pay through share buybacks, which do nothing to improve the company.

$35,808 supporting

Exxon Mobil Corpora…
Exxon: Disclose your Lobbying

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

$5,451 supporting

Facebook, Inc.
Give Each Share an Equal Vote

Shareholders request that our Board take all practicable steps in its control to initiate and adopt a recapitalization plan for all outstanding stock.

$129,492 supporting

AT&T Inc.
AT&T: Disclose Your Lobbying

AT&T should be more transparent about its lobbying expenditures

$25,494 supporting

Alphabet Inc.
End Dictatorship of Alphabet by Page and Brin

Shareholders request that our Board adopt a recapitalization plan for all outstanding stock to have one vote per share.

$103,184 supporting