Accountability

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



Stories


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…

10 months, 4 weeks

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…

11 months

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 …

11 months, 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…

11 months, 4 weeks

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 year

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…

1 year, 2 months

Consumer Bureau Scraps Restrictions on Payday Loans

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Tuesday formally rescinded a plan to impose new limits …

1 year, 2 months

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 …

1 year, 3 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…

1 year, 8 months

Petitions


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

Ending the Subminimum Wage

Investor Statement in Support of Ending the Subminimum Wage

$286,933 supporting

Address Systemic Racism and Call to Action

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

$0 supporting

Forced Arbitration for Sexual Harassment Claims

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

$0 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

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

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