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Wednesday, Jun 17, 2015

Careless Language [PDF]

Speech written for the RFK Compass event in Cape Cod, June 17, 2015 (not delivered). More June 17, 2015 | corporate governance , CEO power , boards of directors
Thursday, Jun 4, 2015

Speech for ICGN 2015 [PDF]

Document from which Bob Monks' 2015 ICGN was excerpted. Due to time constraints, he was not able to deliver the entire paper presented here.  More June 4, 2015 | accountability , responsible ownership , Corporate Power , corporate governance , ownership
Friday, Feb 14, 2014


A brief history of investment practices at Harvard. More February 14, 2014
Wednesday, Mar 20, 2013

Citizens DisUnited

Citizens DisUnited: Passive Investors, Drone CEOs and the Corporate Capture of the American Dream is an indictment of corporate executives divert shareholder assets to undermine democracy and enrich themselves, putting both capitalism and democracy at risk. Once again, Monks lays bare the problems of governance and government – problems that are…More March 20, 2013
Sunday, Oct 21, 2012

It’s plain for all to see, ESG research works

Opinion for the Financial Times - The evidence is clear that corporate governance and other “extra-financial” research can help to improve the performance of investment portfolios. That may sound like a bold statement, but to people steeped in this research, this is old news extensively chronicled in the growing literature…More October 21, 2012 | ESG , GMIRatings , corporate governance
Wednesday, Jun 20, 2012

An ugly sign of the times...

The persistent efforts urging the SEC to regulate proxy advisory businesses is an ugly sign of the times... it's advice that is the purchaser is under no obligation to follow and yet there is determined efforts to undermine the industry.  June 15, 2012.  see also this post at  …More June 20, 2012 | proxy , Corporate Power , Government Capture , SEC
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