Center for Political Accountability, in conjunction with the Zicklin Center for Business Ethics, Report, September 2012
Center for Political Accountability, in conjunction with the Zicklin Center for Business Ethics, Report, October 2011
The Conference Board Research Report, November 2010
The Conference Board Executive Action Series No. 263, April 2008.
How Corporate Contributions to Ballot Measures Pose a Risk to Shareholders, Why Directors Need to Oversee This and Other Company Political Spending
How Codes of Conduct Regulate Corporate Political Spending And A Model Code of Conduct To Protect Company Interests And Shareholder Value
How Trade Associations Conceal Corporate Political Spending, Its Threat To Companies, And What Shareholders Can Do
Altering Shareholders And Protecting Their Investments
Members of boards of directors view political spending as a potentially risky pursuit and an overwhelmingly majority supports disclosure of corporate political activity, according to this survey of 225 directors commissioned by the CPA and conducted by Mason-Dixon Polling & Research. Ironically, an overwhelming majority of directors possesses little knowledge of the rules and regulations governing corporate political activity.
This first in-depth
look at shareholder attitudes on corporate
political spending found that an overwhelming
majority believes that this activity can put
corporations at legal risk and diminish
shareholder value. Commissioned by the CPA and
conducted by Mason-Dixon Polling &
Research, the survey is based on the views of
CPA Mutual Fund Voting Reports
2012 Mutual Fund Voting Report
This report analyzed annual voting support that major mutual fund families have shown towards CPA-sponsored resolutions during the 2011 proxy season.
This report analyzed annual voting support that major mutual fund families have shown towards CPA-sponsored resolutions during the 2010 proxy season.