More Messages From SEC on Climate


Compliance professionals watching the SEC’s actions on climate risk have one more item for the radar screen. Last week the agency ruled that must include a shareholder resolution in its proxy statement asking the company to prepare a report about whether its employee retirement plans align with Amazon’s stated climate goals. Why is that…

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SEC OKs Anti-Discrimination Proposal


Here’s a clever way for activists to force an awkward policy fight at a corporation: an asset management fund wants a California software firm to report on the risks of omitting gender identity and sexual orientation from its employment policies — and the Securities and Exchange Commission has ruled that yes, the company has to…

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Teamsters Blast Cardinal Health Compliance Efforts


The Teamsters’ Union is pressuring Cardinal Health to separate the CEO and board chairman  roles at the company—and cites large bonus pay to Cardinal’s top compliance officer as one sign of misgovernance. The Teamsters made their campaign public last week, with a letter to Cardinal investors urging them to support a shareholder proposal for an…

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