By Lev Janashvili
Last week, at the fifth annual Corporate Governance Awards ceremony in New York, Nell Minow received a Lifetime Achievement Award fromCorporate Secretary magazine.
By Sonja Ryst
Several directors who are reportedly reviewing federal orders that JPMorgan Chase (JPM) fix its risk management have supervised the New York financial services firm’s CEO Jamie Dimon for many years. They also earned as much compensation in exchange for their services as some bank employees do.
By Kimberly Gladman
There’s been a lot of discussion about whether mandatory auditor rotation would improve audit independence. A new PCAOB report makes me think that assigning auditors to companies through a lottery system might do even more to improve audit quality.
Many investors are examining the water usage of the companies whose securities they hold, and are favoring firms that use this natural resource more efficiently. GMI Analyst contains a key metric, the Water Intensity Ratio, which describes a company’s water usage per dollar of annual revenues. The raw data underlying this ratio is sourced from environmental research firm Trucost.