Ethics

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



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 d...

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Westpac freezes executives' bonuses following money laundering scandal

Updated November 24, 2019 19:12:02 Westpac has frozen bonus payments for its entire executive tea...

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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 t...

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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 ...

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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 reduc...

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When Things Get Tough, Companies Split Chairman, CEO Roles

When the crisis at Boeing Co. escalated into calls for replacing Chief Executive Dennis Muilenbur...

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As Investors Try To Be More Ethical, Some Find No Escape From Businesses They Detest

If you're an investor with ardent social beliefs - and you aspire to put your money where your mo...

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Boeing pilots' messages on 737 MAX safety raise new questions

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Boeing Co senior pilot said he might have unintentionally misled regulat...

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Petitions


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.

$790,153 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

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

Chevron Corporation
Chevron: Adopt Independent Board Chair

Ask Chevron to adopt an independent board chair policy to oversee long-term risks

$0 supporting