Archive | March, 2022

David Webber - Working Class Shareholder

David Webber on The Rise of the Working-Class Shareholder

David Webber: Guest Speaker on Corporate Accountability Forums April 4, 10 am Pacific, 1 pm Eastern – Register   David Webber Yesterday, David Webber discussed his comment letter on proposed DOL regulations, which failed to consider the jobs of the very workers who contribute to funds regulated by the Department, harming both the workers and the funds […]

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Six New Rules of Business With Judy Samuelson

Six New Rules of Business With Judy Samuelson

Six New Rules of Business: Creating Real Value in a Changing World (Berrett-Koehler, 2021) is Judy Samuelson’s latest book. Fresh off her testimony to Congress on shareholder primacy, discuss the issues with Judy on Corporate Accountability Forums, Monday 3/28/2022 at 2 pm Eastern – Register now to participate.  (more…)

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In-Person-Only AGM Workers-Risk-of-COVID

In-Person-Only AGM: Reckless Disregard

In-Person-Only AGM constitutes a reckless disregard of covid risk, notes shareholder advocate John Chevedden, regarding Dover Corporation‘s (DOV) decision. U.S. health experts are warning an emerging, highly contagious Covid omicron variant, called BA.2, could soon lead to another uptick in domestic coronavirus cases. Corporate governance continues to evolve. In a letter to the SEC, Mr. Chevedden […]

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Jackie Cook

Jackie Cook 3/21 on CEO Pay & Gender Parity

3/21 Jackie Cook: 1 pm Pacific, 4 pm Eastern – Register  Jackie holds the position of Director, Stewardship, Product Strategy & Development at Morningstar, leading Sustainalytics’ ESG Voting Policy Overlay service.  She previously held the role of Director of Investment Stewardship Research.  Her research covers investor active ownership practices, proxy voting trends, and corporate governance.  Jackie […]

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Equal Pay Day 2022

Equal Pay Day

Equal Pay Day is still needed to raise awareness. Of 57 companies examined in the Racial and Gender Pay Scorecard only seven — Pfizer, Mastercard, Bank of New York Mellon, Starbucks, Adobe, American Express, and Citigroup — get an “A,” while 24 companies receive an “F.” (more…)

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Agilent Technologies 2022

Agilent Technologies 2022 Proxy Votes

Agilent Technologies 2022 annual meeting is March 16, 2022, at 8:00 am Pacific. It is a virtual-only meeting on the Computershare platform. Of course, I recommend voting in advance, especially since they made it very difficult to vote at the meeting or even to enter the meeting. To enhance corporate governance and long-term value, vote Against the […]

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Leo Strine

Leo Strine: Corporate Accountability Forums 3/14/22

Leo Strine (Leo E. Strine, Jr.) is one of history’s most prolific legal scholars, especially on issues of corporate accountability. I have seen and heard him in many venues. Much like a rock star, he often comes out, blows our minds, and quickly exits the stage. On Monday (3/14/22), he will be our guest on […]

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4 March 2022 Site Maintenance

4 March 2022 Site Maintenance Notes

4 March 2022: Academic Definitions I added Bob Tricker’s new definition to a Library page on defining corporate governance. Corporate governance describes the way trust is shown, power exercised, and accountability achieved in corporate entities, for the benefit of their members, other stakeholders, and society. (Bob Tricker, The Future of Corporate Governance: A Personal Odyssey, 2022) […]

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