GMI Ratings in the News: Corporate Governance, Forensic Accounting

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

In the News Executive Compensation, Combined CEO/Chair 5/3/13 — 1 Way This Company Squanders Your Investment — Motley Fool “Want to destroy billions in shareholder value and still get 75% of your bonus? Consider working at AT&T (NYSE: T), or another company with combined CEO and chairman roles.” 5/1/13 — …

Inrate Sustainability Breakfast: Active shareholders do vote – but in favour of what?

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      Inrate Sustainability Breakfast: Active shareholders do vote – but in favour of what? The Inrate Sustainability Breakfast on April16th in Zurich and on April 25th in Geneva received again high approval. On the Inrate website, you will now find a short summary of the event as well as these documents: …

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance

    What do you think needs to change in finance? You have an opportunity to let us know your opinion in a survey below. There was a remarkable conference in USA last week and the video presentations are available now. The Transforming Finance conference is happening in London next week. And Positive Money is looking …

Forbes: America’s 100 Most Trustworthy Companies

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March 18, 2013 America’s 100 Most Trustworthy Companies Jacquelyn Smith, Forbes Staff   To identify the most transparent and trustworthy businesses that trade on American exchanges, Forbes turned to GMI Ratings (GMI), a pioneer in the application of non-traditional risk measures for financial analysis.   For the sixth year, GMI has provided …

Carson Beadle joins EMM Advisory Board

Jay Owen Advisors' Forum

For-Profit Organizations – Current ·         Chairman, Executive Committee, Security Mutual Life Insurance Company of New York, plus Finance, corporate governance, marketing. ·         Member, Advisory Board, SelectMinds, Inc., NYC     Non-Profit – Current ·         Chairman, co-founder, The Health Project, White House supported C. Everett Koop National Health awards. ·         Elected …

News – IDB Announces Winners of Third Annual beyondBanking Awards

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, Community Development Solutions

March 11, 2013 – News Releases IDB Announces Winners of Third Annual beyondBanking Awards Seven financial intermediaries are recognized for promoting sustainable development in Latin America and the Caribbean’s financial sector The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) announced today the winners of the third annual beyondBanking awards, a prize that recognizes …

CSR Asia Weekly: Unilever’s Supply Chains in Vietnam / Post-2015 development agenda

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Vol. 9 Week 7 | 27 February 2013     HIGHLIGHT Real-time online training: Effective CSR Communications CSR Asia is hosting a live web training session on 11 April on effective CSR communications. The 2-hour training session will outline success factors that can increase companies’ visibility around CSR initiatives. Get practical tips …

Brussels releases early draft of Green Paper on long-term investing

Jay Owen Green Prosperity, SRI/ESG News

                                      Dear Dr Hazel Henderson                     Today’s top stories             Brussels releases early draft of Green Paper on long-term …

The Best Learning Resources on Corporate Governance: Robert A. G. Monks Shares His Picks (Podcast)

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 January 17, 2013 The Best Learning Resources on Corporate Governance: Robert A. G. Monks Shares His Picks (Podcast) Many investment professionals don’t know much about corporate governance – but they should. For whom is a corporation run? Is corporate governance a legal topic? An economic one? Or does it just …

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 …