Ethics

Corporate decision-making should be transparent, align with shareholders' interests, and should reflect integrity. Poor corporate ethics leads to reputational risk.



Stories


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 month, 1 week

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…

2 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…

2 months, 3 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…

3 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 …

3 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…

3 months, 3 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…

4 months, 1 week

Consumer Bureau Scraps Restrictions on Payday Loans

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Tuesday formally rescinded a plan to impose new limits …

6 months, 2 weeks

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 …

7 months

Petitions


BlackRock
BLK-Become a Public Benefit Corporation

Amend Certificate of Incorporation and possibly bylaws to become a public benefit corporation

$4.5 million supporting

NETGEAR-Calling Special Shareowner Meeting(s)

Board amend bylaws enabling holders to call special shareowner meeting.

$4.4 million supporting

Thermo Fisher-Calling Special Shareholder Meetings

Board amend bylaws enabling holders to call a special shareholder meeting(s).

$4.4 million supporting

Stryker-Calling Special Shareowner Meeting

Board amend bylaws enabling holders to call a special shareowner meeting.

$4.4 million supporting

Kellogg-Calling Special Shareowner Meetings

Board amend bylaws enabling holders to call special shareowner meeting

$4.4 million supporting

ZBH-Enable Calling Special Shareowner Meeting

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

$4.4 million supporting

APPLE-Amend Proxy Access for Director Nominations

Amend "Proxy Access for Director Nominations" bylaw

$4.4 million supporting

Veeva-Shareholder Proxy Access

Board enable shareholder proxy access

$4.4 million supporting

Repligen-Shareholder Proxy Access

Board enable shareholder proxy access

$4.4 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

$4.5 million supporting