By Pam Agnew on January 19, 2009
The example set by the Obama Presidency will put pressure on other public institutions, including public companies, to follow Obama’s lead to harness technology as a way to provide more transparency and encourage stakeholder engagement.
By Dominic Jones on July 11, 2007
AMERCO (NASDAQ:UHAL), better known as the company that owns the orange U-Haul truck rental business, yesterday became the first company to simultaneously launch a stockholder forum and take advantage of the new e-proxy process. The company’s shareholders will be receiving a notice in the mail telling them they can access their proxy materials online at [...]
By Dominic Jones on April 20, 2007
ACCORDING to Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS), the corporate governance ratings company, Black & Decker Corporation (NYSE: BDK) respects its shareholders more than 99% of big U.S. companies. But I think they’ve got it wrong. I am going to explain why in a roundabout way, so please bear with me. Below is ISS’s Corporate Governance Quotient [...]