corporate governance

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…

Boards Lack Social and Environmental Risk Governance

Boards, theoretically responsible for strategic direction and governance, typically have very little input to environmental or social issues affecting corporations or their stakeholders.…

Women of Color: A Silent Voice in Corporate America

We've come a long way, baby -- but apparently not far enough when it comes to diversity in corporate America. The stats for…

Why Sustainability is Integral to Enterprise Risk Management

A new study makes the case for sustainability to be part and parcel of a company’s enterprise risk management plan.

Kuwait Petroleum International Issues First Annual Sustainability Report

Kuwait Petroleum International (Q8), a subsidiary of a state-owned Kuwaiti company, has issued its first sustainability report.

IIRC Scores 100th Business for Integrated Reporting Pilot

Last week Deutsche Börse Group became the 100th organization, and first stock exchange, to participate in the IIRC's integrated reporting pilot program.

How Sears Became the Worst Retailer, and Company, in America

Once upon a time, before Amazon.com, America shopped at Sears, but Eddie Lampert has turned it into probably the worst company in America.

Raytheon Decreases Emissions, but Could Increase Support for Veterans

Last week, Raytheon issued its annual corporate social responsiblity (CSR) report, with a focus on the environment, social issues and corporate governance.