Accountability

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



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Facebook and Amazon Boosted Lobbying Spending in 2020

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

1 month

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 month, 2 weeks

Google bans political ads until the inauguration

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

1 month, 2 weeks

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 month, 2 weeks

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…

2 months, 2 weeks

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…

3 months, 1 week

Amazon has created fertile ground for bribery schemes, sellers say

Uncovering and explaining how our digital world is changing - and changing us. Last month, US feder…

4 months

Goldman Sachs’ Statements Relating to 1MDB Government and Regulatory Settlements

The firm released the following statements and presentation after today's announcement by the Unite…

4 months, 1 week

Wells Fargo says employees fraudulently tried to get pandemic relief money.

Wells Fargo has found evidence that some employees filed fraudulent applications to get money from …

4 months, 2 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

$700.3 million supporting

Amazon-Enable Holders to Call Special Meetings

Board amend bylaws to enable holders to call special shareowner meetings.

$8.3 million supporting

Chipotle-Permit Written Consent by Shareholders

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

$8.3 million supporting

Nextera Energy-Permit Written Consent

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

$8.3 million supporting

BMY-Written Consent by Shareholders

Board permit written consent by shareholders entitled to cast the minimum number of votes

$8.3 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

$8.3 million supporting

Repligen-Shareholder Proxy Access

Board enable shareholder proxy access

$8.2 million supporting

Veeva-Shareholder Proxy Access

Board enable shareholder proxy access

$8.2 million supporting

APPLE-Amend Proxy Access for Director Nominations

Amend "Proxy Access for Director Nominations" bylaw

$8.2 million supporting

ZBH-Enable Calling Special Shareowner Meeting

Board amends bylaws to give holders to call a special shareowner meeting

$8.2 million supporting