Ethics

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



Stories


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 …

11 months, 3 weeks

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, 4 months

AirBnB wants to serve all stakeholders

In 2018 we publicly declared something we had felt for a long time-that we aspire for Airbnb to be …

1 year, 4 months

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…

1 year, 6 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 …

1 year, 6 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…

1 year, 7 months

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…

1 year, 7 months

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 …

1 year, 7 months

When Things Get Tough, Companies Split Chairman, CEO Roles

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

1 year, 7 months

Petitions


APPLE-Amend Proxy Access for Director Nominations

Amend "Proxy Access for Director Nominations" bylaw

$8.2 million supporting

ZBH-Enable Calling Special Shareowner Meeting

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

$8.2 million supporting

Kellogg-Calling Special Shareowner Meetings

Board amend bylaws enabling holders to call special shareowner meeting

$8.2 million supporting

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