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…

2 months, 2 weeks

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…

3 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…

4 months

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…

4 months, 1 week

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 …

4 months, 2 weeks

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…

5 months

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…

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The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Tuesday formally rescinded a plan to impose new limits …

7 months, 3 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 …

8 months, 1 week

Petitions


Stryker-Calling Special Shareowner Meeting

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

$8.2 million supporting

Thermo Fisher-Calling Special Shareholder Meetings

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

$8.2 million supporting

BlackRock
BLK-Become a Public Benefit Corporation

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

$8.3 million supporting

NETGEAR-Calling Special Shareowner Meeting(s)

Board amend bylaws enabling holders to call special shareowner meeting.

$8.4 million supporting

Tractor Supply Comp…
TSCO Become a Public Benefit Corporation

Board amend Certificate of Incorporation and bylaws to become a public benefit corporation.

$0 supporting

Veeva-Calling Special Shareowner Meeting(s)

Board amend bylaws enabling holders to call special shareowner meetings.

$0 supporting

3D Systems-Calling Special Shareowner Meetings

Board amend bylaws to give holders the power to call a special meeting

$0 supporting

Pegasystems-Shareholder Proxy Access

Board enable shareholder proxy access

$0 supporting

Impinj-Shareholder Proxy Access

Enable shareholder proxy access

$0 supporting

CRL-Shareholder Proxy Access

Enable all shareholders to have proxy access

$0 supporting