Ethical Markets Congratulates Nell Minow for the well-deserved Lifetime Achievement Award and we are proud to have her on our Advisory Board , Hazel Henderson, Editor

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The Mainstreaming of Common Sense: Nell’s Lifetime Achievement

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.

Several JPMorgan Directors Long Serving and Well Paid

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.

The Lottery Solution to Audit Quality

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.

Key Metrics Series: Water Intensity Ratio

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.