corporate governance

After Trump Tax Fiasco, Time for a New Kind of Corporation?

Donald Trump's recent statements about tax liability and fiduciary obligation highlights what's wrong with corporate law.

5 Steps for Stronger Companies

What is the role of companies in addressing the challenges of the 21st century? And how can their governance contribute to the greater…

Wells Fargo Shows Why the Banking Sector Still Lacks Consumer Trust

Two million fake accounts later, Wells Fargo's reputation is in tatters. And it is now a poster child of why so many Americans…

Shareholder Resolution Urges Yum! Brands to Ditch Antibiotics

The shareholder activist group As You Sow filed a shareholder resolution this week urging Yum! Brands to phase out the use of antibiotics.

The Full Picture: Investor Relations Meets Sustainability

The communication gap between investor relations and sustainability departments is leaving investors without a full picture of corporate performance and unable to fully…

Can CEOs Really Make Companies More Sustainable?

How much power do CEOs wield when it comes to integrating sustainability throughout their companies? Not as much as you might think.

Shareholder Activism on Sustainability Issues is Surging

Concerns over environmental and social sustainability challenges are the the fastest growing cause behind today's shareholder proposals, suggests a Harvard Business School study.

Trump, Self-Described ‘Protector,’ Is More of a Corporate Predator

As investigations led by USA Today and the New York Times reveal, buyers who are captivated by Donald Trump's business background should be…

As Trump Tries to Wall Himself from ‘Mexican Judge,’ Trump U. Scandal Heats Up

While Donald Trump assails his presumptive opponent Hillary Clinton as “crooked,” cases against Trump University have exploded as one of the largest issues…

Norwegian Sovereign Wealth Fund to Sue Volkswagen Over Emissions Scandal

Eight months after the Volkswagen emissions scandal rocked Germany’s iconic automaker, the repercussions still refuse to go away. Now, Norway's sovereign wealth fund…

Obama Cracks Down on Tax Evasion, While U.S. Thrives as an Offshore Tax Haven

In the wake of the Panama Papers revelations, the Obama administration announced new steps to fight tax evasion, money laundering, opaque corporate registers…

Inaction on Climate Change Leaves Millions of Pensions at Risk Worldwide

The Asset Owners Disclosure Project, the mission of which is to shield the owners of assets such as securities, stocks and bonds from…

Solar Shocker: SunEdison Files for Bankruptcy

SunEdison filed for bankruptcy protection in New York yesterday. While some depicted the company's foibles as a symptom of bigger issues in the…

Sustainability Ratings: Coming to an Investment Near You

Until recently, research on corporate sustainability for investing was largely available only to financial institutions and venture capital firms. But an announcement by…

Shareholder Resolution Urges Chipotle to Link Executive Pay and Sustainability

In a 10-page filing submitted to the Securities and Exchange Commission, two financial advisory firms are urging Chipotle’s shareholders to vote in favor…