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Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) firms often support individual directors on the boards of portfolio companies, even when those same individuals are deeply implicated in the dirty and dangerous industries from which SRI recoils. In the latest director voting disclosures it was revealed that Domini Social Investments, one of the nation’s leading socially responsible investment companies, […more…]

The recent spate of corporate scandals in the US highlighted a number of corporate governance weaknesses: some institutional, some less tangible. Closer scrutiny of individual board members, those with oversight responsibility, reveals a number of areas where conflict of interest may arise. In the US, in 2004, 24 directors held six or more directorships at […more…]