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


BMY-Written Consent by Shareholders

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

$317.2 million supporting

Chipotle-Permit Written Consent by Shareholders

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

$317.2 million supporting

Amazon-Enable Holders to Call Special Meetings

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

$317.2 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

$166.1 million supporting

Forced Arbitration for Sexual Harassment Claims

Investor Statement in Support of Ending Forced Arbitration for Sexual Harassment Claims.

$151.0 million supporting

Address Systemic Racism and Call to Action

Investor Statement of Solidarity to Address Systemic Racism and Call to Action.

$151.0 million supporting

Ending the Subminimum Wage

Investor Statement in Support of Ending the Subminimum Wage

$151.3 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

$159.3 million supporting

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

Veeva-Shareholder Proxy Access

Board enable shareholder proxy access

$8.2 million supporting