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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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…

7 hours, 55 minutes

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 …

1 week

JPMorgan to pay $920 million for manipulating precious metals, treasury market

(Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co has agreed to pay more than $920 million and admitted to wrongd…

3 weeks, 2 days

Banks Suspected Illegal Activity, but Processed Big Transactions Anyway

A leak of thousands of "suspicious activity reports" that banks filed with regulators shows the wid…

1 month

A Company Backs a Cause. It Funds a Politician Who Doesn’t. What Gives?

As the world expects more of corporations, it is untenable to support social and environmental caus…

3 months

Consumer Bureau Scraps Restrictions on Payday Loans

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Tuesday formally rescinded a plan to impose new limits …

3 months, 1 week

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 …

4 months

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…

9 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 …

9 months, 1 week

Petitions


Exxon Mobil Corpora…
Lobbying

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

$5.7 million 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

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

Facebook, Inc.
Investigate foreign government election influence

Investigate and deter foreign government campaigns to influence US elections

$129,492 supporting

Verizon Communicati…
Verizon: Report on Lobbying

Verizon should disclose lobbying activities and expenditures to ensure its lobbying is consistent with its expressed goals and shareholder interests

$2,455 supporting

AbbVie Inc.
Abbvie Should Disclose its Lobbying Expenditures

AbbVie should disclose lobbying activities so shareholders can assess which are consistent with the company's expressed goals.

$1,499 supporting

United Parcel Servi…
UPS: Disclose Your Lobbying

UPS should be more transparent about its lobbying expenditures

$3,096 supporting

Oracle Corporation
Oracle: Report on Lobbying

Oracle should disclose its lobbying activities and expenditures

$0 supporting