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A recent PwC survey reveals that more CEOs are being fired over ethics violations -- even at a time when fewer CEOs are being fired overall.
Donald Trump has been mentioned in corporate SEC filings several hundred times -- suggesting that uncertainty over his policies are driving companies to warn their investors about future stock performance.
DanoneWave, a new entity that has resulted from Danone's acquisition of WhiteWave foods, says that it is now the largest public benefit corporation in the U.S.
Today, more investment funds and managers consider climate change when evaluating their long-term financial viability. But at least $4.5 trillion in assets worldwide are still exposed to climate risk.
A new bill in Congress would all but eliminate the shareholder proposal, a favorite tactic of activist shareholders. The proposals can push companies to change their business practices related to human rights, the environment, executive pay and lobbying.
Wells Fargo's struggles continue as investors call for several members of its board to be replaced. To make matters worse, more cities are considering divesting from the bank as a result of its involvement in the Dakota Access Pipeline.
The Donald Trump administration is considering a move that would severely limit shareholder rights and cut off communication between shareholders and corporate boards. In a letter to the National Economic Council, the CEOs and executive directors of several investment organizations urged the White House to keep current protections in place.
A new report, co-written by several NGOs and human rights organizations, looks at some of the world’s largest companies to give a snapshot of their human rights performance.
Two million fake accounts later, Wells Fargo's reputation is in tatters. And it is now a poster child of why so many Americans do not trust our institutions, starting with the big banks.
Instead of targeting the 'cool kids' with six-pack abs, Abercrombie’s apparel and stores will now focus on customers’ “best self and inner confidence.” That is quite a turnaround in messaging, but is it too late for the retailer?
The shareholder activist group As You Sow filed a shareholder resolution this week urging Yum! Brands to phase out the use of antibiotics.
Concerns over environmental and social sustainability challenges are the the fastest growing cause behind today's shareholder proposals, suggests a Harvard Business School study.