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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Socially Responsible Investing by Ken Little

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Chapter 6
Corporate Governance
In This Chapter
♦ The correct and distorted roles of boards of directors
♦ The role of socially responsible shareholders in corporate governance
♦ The problems shareholders have of voicing concerns to management
♦ The problems of disproportionate executive compensation
Some may find the issue of corporate governance a strange inclusion in socially responsible investing, however, the link is direct and well-connected. To jump to the conclusion, companies that practice polices of responsible governance—putting the shareholder first—are most likely to also practice responsible stewardship of the environment and other important SRI issues.
How companies are managed makes a difference beyond social issues. The news reports ...

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