Accountability

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



Stories


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…

11 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 …

11 months

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 …

11 months

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…

11 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…

11 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 …

11 months, 3 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 …

11 months, 3 weeks

When Things Get Tough, Companies Split Chairman, CEO Roles

When the crisis at Boeing Co. escalated into calls for replacing Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg,…

11 months, 3 weeks

Corporate Action on Climate Change Has to Include Lobbying

Executive Summary The climate crisis is upon us, and there's no time to wait for voluntary corporat…

11 months, 3 weeks

Petitions


Apple Inc.
Apple: Stop Offering Products Using Leather

Apple watch straps, leather phone and iPad covers all contain leather. Animal products contribute to environmental damage and exploit animals.

$13.6 million supporting

Starbucks Corporati…
Starbucks: Stop Offering Food With Animal Products

Starbucks has not committed to moving away from meat, only dairy. Animal products contribute to environmental damage and exploit animals.

$11.4 million supporting

Verizon Communicati…
Verizon: Stop Offering Products Using Leather

Verizon leather cases and pouches contain leather. Animal products contribute to environmental damage and exploit animals.

$13.5 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

$609.4 million supporting

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

AT&T should be more transparent about its lobbying expenditures

$602,351 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.

$814,521 supporting

International Busin…
IBM: Disclose Your Lobbying

IBM should be more transparent about its lobbying expenditures

$13.8 million supporting

General Motors Comp…
General Motors: Stop Offering Leather Interiors

GM produces vehicles with interiors containing leather. Animal products contribute to environmental damage and exploit animals.

$10.7 million supporting

Ford Motor Company
Ford: Stop Offering Leather Interiors

Ford sells vehicles with interiors containing leather. Animal products contribute to environmental damage and exploit animals.

$11.1 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

$10.6 million supporting