June 07, 2021
Google's parent company Alphabet faced several complaints at its annual meeting from shareholders who attacked the tech giant over its lack of efforts combating misinformation, establishing whistleblower protections and human rights.
May 27, 2021
In a show of stakeholder capitalism, small hedge fund Engine No. 1 has dealt a surprise blow to Exxon Mobil Corp, unseating at least two board members in a bid to force the company to adjust its business strategy to match global efforts to combat climate change.
May 26, 2021
Emma Stevenson writing in Cityam.com digs into the pros and cons of stakeholder capitalism and interviews three investment experts on their insights and real-life examples of how investors can influence a company’s treatment of its stakeholders.
May 19, 2021
In an effort to create a global common language they feel will protect the climate and economic stability, Big Tech companies, such as Apple and Salesforce, have come forward requesting governement climate regulation, despite already having their own company policies in place.
May 12, 2021
Writing in the National Review, Robert Brooks argues that 'Stakeholder capitalism' is undermining the foundational values of a free society.
May 06, 2021
Deloitte has unveiled new guidelines for employees stating that they cannot “condone, engage, or assist in illegal conduct or speech” regardless of whether they are at work or in private online conversation.
May 05, 2021
Coca-Cola put forward a new diversity quota policy this past year and after receiving significant backlash, the author of the plan, Bradley Gayton, has resigned and the policy put « on pause ».
May 20, 2020
On the eve of McDonald’s annual meeting, an international group of labor unions filed a complaint with the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development that details alleged failures by the fast-food giant’s global management to address “rampant” sexual harassment at restaurants in the U.S. and other countries.
December 12, 2019
Writing in GreenBiz Insights, Charlotte Erbsol and Vincent Gauthier explain how the United Nations Global Compact's report "Business Leadership Brief for Health Planet, Healthy People," highlights "three key insights that can help companies create effective and lasting solutions that address the health of people and planet."
October 30, 2019
Writing in forbes.com, Brian Peccarelli, co-CEO of Thompson Reuters, explains the compliance challenges digital tax proposals are posing for multinational tech companies.