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Shareholder Activism

Against Divestment -- Why Walking Away Won't Make a Difference

Nell Minow | Posted 10.22.2014 | Impact
Nell Minow

Submit shareholder proposals. Nominate new directors. Attend annual meetings to ask questions of the executives and board members. But do not sell the stock that gives you the right to engage on the issues you care about with the people who can make a difference.

It's Not OK That Your Employees Can't Afford to Eat

Peter Cappelli | Posted 02.15.2014 | Business
Peter Cappelli

If you are a member of the board of directors of a company that pays its workers so little that they need government subsidies to survive, isn't that a little embarrassing?

Eleazar David Melendez

The 'Lindsay Lohan Of Banks'

HuffingtonPost.com | Eleazar David Melendez | Posted 05.03.2013 | Business

Two years ago, when CtW Investment Group began asking JPMorgan Chase & Co. to drop several members from its corporate board, Michael Pryce-Jones, a se...

Chevron Throws Book at Shareholder Activist (Me)

Antonia Juhasz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Antonia Juhasz

On May 26, I was arrested at Chevron's annual shareholder meeting. Chevron, a California-based company, held the meeting at its Houston office -- the ...