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Friday, September 16, 2011

Can Stewardship Help Prevent the Next Financial Crisis?

Speech for PRI In Person - Principles of Responsible Investment conference, Paris, 2011.   See a practice reading of this speech here. September 16, 2011 | responsible ownership , fiduciary duty , accountability
Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Public Funds Forum 2011

Opening remarks for The Future of Corporate Reform, GovernanceMetrics International's (GMI) 2011 Public Funds Forum.  See a practice reading of the speech here. September 6, 2011 | accountability , responsible ownership , fiduciary duty
Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Robert Monks discusses Director Liability

Bob Monks talks about director liability -- one of the "polite lies of corporate governance." June 16, 2011. June 29, 2011 | directors , independent directors , accountability , fiduciary duty , director liability
Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Enforcing Regulation

Bob Monks discusses enforcement of corporate regulation and prevention of corporate crime. April 13, 2011 NOTE: He refers to the INET conference (Bretton Woods Revisited) held in early April 2011. April 13, 2011 | accountability , Dodd-Frank , Corporate Power , capitalism
Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Government Supported Business

Eisenhower's military-industrial complex is alive and well..we have a lot more state involvement in business that anyone admits. Bob Monks, December 22, 2010. December 22, 2010 | Corporate Power , accountability , capitalism , Wall Street
Wednesday, September 1, 2010

The New Global Investors: How Shareowners can Unlock Sustainable Prosperity Worldwide

From society’s perspective, the splitting of the corporate atom has engendered grievous loss. Enterprise was allowed to grow based on a self-regulating relationship to society and the environment – Adam Smith’s “invisible hand.” The melting away of shareholder responsibility with the proliferation of numerous owners has left society the… September 1, 2010 | globalization , accountability , corporate governance , shareholder activism , shareholder rights , ownership , multinational corporations
Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Acceptable Risk

Bob Monks discusses the BP disaster and government's role in establishing acceptable levels of corporate risk. June 16, 2010. June 16, 2010 | accountability , globalization , corporate domicile , corporate social responsibility , multinational corporations , regulation
Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Return of the Shareholder

Bob Monks' on responsible ownership and corporate governance, 2009.  "Less than two decades after Francis Fukuyama famously enshrined market-based liberal democracy as an optimal system at ―the "end of history," Barack Obama used his inaugural address to warn the nation that, "without a watchful eye, the market can spin… February 24, 2009 | accountability , shareholder rights , responsible ownership , corporate governance , shareholder activism , ownership
Tuesday, January 1, 2008

Corpocracy

How the CEOs and the Business Roundtable Hijacked the World's Greatest Wealth Machine -- And How to Get it Back.  Download the entire book below. See video interview about the book.    Become a fan on Facebook! January 1, 2008 | accountability , Corporate Power , corporation law , corporate speech , capitalism , self-regulation , ownership , judicial activism
Friday, June 8, 2007

Taming the Giant Corporation

Bob Monks speech, "Institutional Shareholder Power Crippled by Conflicts of Interest" at "Taming the Giant Corporation: A National Conference on Corporate Accountability. Hosted by Ralph Nader and the Center for Study of Responsive Law. June 2007.  Robert Monks from CSRL on Vimeo. June 8, 2007 | accountability , CEO power , Corporate Power
Monday, October 30, 2006

Corporate Climate Response

Bob Monks speech on corporate responsibility for climate change.  October 2006.  See also:  slide presentation for same speech. October 30, 2006 | accountability , Exxon , corporate governance , responsible ownership
Monday, October 30, 2006

Corporate Climate Response slides

Bob Monks slide presentation on corporate responsibility for climate change, October 2006.  See also:  written speech to accompany slides. October 30, 2006 | accountability , corporate governance , responsible ownership
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