Nation Topics - Corporate Responsibility
News and Features
Is the private equity boom about to go bust?
Why would anyone trust a hedge fund?
Outrage over excessive rewards for incompetent executives could spark the Democratic Congress to action.
A plant gene that could protect organic crops from contamination from genetically engineered seeds is out of reach to most organic farmers, thanks to an agribusiness patent.
As US Air seeks to create a mega-airline by gobbling up Delta, the
evidence mounts that a free market in the sky just doesn't work.
Corporate America needs the discipline of democracy to help rid it of
some very bad habits. And shareholder activists are pushing the SEC to
shore up their rights.
What Warren Buffett's gift of billions to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation lacks in imagination, it makes up for in safety. If only they had the guts to tackle the real problems.
True reform in the wake of the Enron scandal means tightening the standards of corporate law so that executives who abuse their power are held accountable for their crimes.
How are AT&T, Sprint, MCI and other telecommunications giants cooperating with the National Security Agency’s warrantless surveillance program?
Telephone and cable companies are crafting strategies to transform the free and open Internet to a privately run service that would charge a fee for virtually everything we do online. Can we stop them?