United Nations’ expert on extreme poverty names and shames profitable US giants Amazon, Walmart and DoorDash.
Academics and experts argue stakeholder governance will always come second while the law puts the interests of shareholders first.
Survey finds most staff believe their company has changed little or not at all since setting out a purpose.
Cutting ties with Russia after social media boycott campaigns was ‘woke-wash’ for some companies, research suggests.
Heavyweight investor’s support boosts Securities and Exchange Commission’s controversial proposed US rules on board ESG disclosures.
Among its complaints, the Business Roundtable argues that no ‘safe harbor’ in the rules will increase the risk of corporate liability.
The ongoing lively debate about corporate purpose has caused me to reflect further on the dialogue between Milton Friedman and Socrates…
So called ‘good’ corporations have “not actually changed, at least not in terms of their legal mandates”, claims Joel Bakan.
Respondents to a recent US poll say a more “evolved” form of capitalism is needed to better reflect the interests of stakeholders.
Harvard researchers say signatories have made few changes in company documents that indicate a corporate purpose favouring stakeholders.