Open Windows (2007)
How Codes of Conduct Regulate Corporate Political Spending and a Model Code to Protect Company Interests and Shareholder Value
A company's political spending can expose it to serious risks. Wrongheaded spending can compromise a corporation's reputation, or worse, expose it to criminal liability. Open Windows shares a survey of S&P 100's that shows how few have created codes of conduct or other publicly stated policies that would help safeguard them from unsound political spending decisions. The report then offers a model code of conduct that draws on the best practices in current company codes.
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