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corporate governance

Thursday, January 7, 2010

Corporate Governance, Fiduciary Duty and Social Responsibility

This paper will suggest that a more spacious view of inveterate and unchanging legal concepts – such as the law of trusts – provide a framework for the construction of ethical corporations. We will suggest that ethical corporate behavior is characterized by three principal norms. Health – concern for… January 7, 2010 | fiduciary duty , corporate governance , shareholder activism , capitalism
Sunday, November 1, 2009

Speech at Harvard Law School -- Shareholder Activism Class

Bob Monks speech to Lucian Bebchuk's Shareholder Activism class at Harvard Law School, November 2009. November 1, 2009 | corporate governance , shareholder activism , Corporate Power , capitalism
Monday, May 4, 2009

Who is Responsible?

Robert Monks discusses the economic crisis, responsibility and his letter to Goldman Sach's Lloyd Blankfein. May 4, 2009 | financial crisis , corporate governance , bailout , Wall Street
Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Return of the Shareholder

Bob Monks' on responsible ownership and corporate governance, 2009.  "Less than two decades after Francis Fukuyama famously enshrined market-based liberal democracy as an optimal system at ―the "end of history," Barack Obama used his inaugural address to warn the nation that, "without a watchful eye, the market can spin… February 24, 2009 | accountability , shareholder rights , responsible ownership , corporate governance , shareholder activism , ownership
Monday, November 5, 2007

Corpocracy

Bob Monks talks about his book, Corpocracy.  University of Southern Maine, Portland, November 5, 2007.  (Transcript) November 5, 2007 | Corporate Power , CEO Pay , corporate governance , judicial activism , Supreme Court , corporation law
Friday, October 19, 2007

The Future of Corporate Governance

Bob Monks PowerPoint presentation, "The Future of Corporate Governance."  Orlando, Florida October 19, 2007. October 19, 2007 | corporate governance , CEO Pay , Pension , institutional investors
Monday, October 30, 2006

Corporate Climate Response

Bob Monks speech on corporate responsibility for climate change.  October 2006.  See also:  slide presentation for same speech. October 30, 2006 | accountability , Exxon , corporate governance , responsible ownership
Monday, October 30, 2006

Corporate Climate Response slides

Bob Monks slide presentation on corporate responsibility for climate change, October 2006.  See also:  written speech to accompany slides. October 30, 2006 | accountability , corporate governance , responsible ownership
Tuesday, March 14, 2006

Role and Impact of Shareholder Activism on Achieving Good Governance

Robert Monks speech at London Stock Exchange Corporate Governance Conference, 2004. March 14, 2006 | corporate governance , responsible ownership , shareholder activism
Thursday, January 1, 1998

The Emperor's Nightingale

The modern corporation is poised for change through increased activism from shareholders. This book explores the origins, dynamics, and significance of this change using the languages of poetry, science, and governance. Prepare for an adventure! January 1, 1998 | corporate governance , ownership
Thursday, January 1, 1998

Emperor's Nightingale Readers Guide

A reader's map to the book, Emperor's Nightgale by Robert Monks, 1998. January 1, 1998 | ownership , accountability , corporate governance
Friday, May 8, 1992

Non-Performing Assets

In 1992 Bob Monks purchased a full-page ad in the Wall Street Journal to illuminate governance issues at Sears.  Reinforcing the idea that governance issues affect stock value, the ad proposed ways to reinvigorate Sears' sinking reputation and urged stock owners to vote for shareholder proposals. May 8, 1992 | corporate governance , Sears , shareholder activism
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