WellPoint Faces Shareholder Ire Over Political Spending

We hope that the below article in Fortune magazine, focusing on a political disclosure resolution we filed with Wellpoint, portends a strong shareholder mandate for increased accountability at the Annual General Meeting next week: By Eleanor Bloxham, CEO of The Value...

Goldman Sachs CEO Compensation is Excessive

Jack Ucciferri, Harrington Investments’ Research and Advocacy Director, was asked by Reuters to comment on the recent compensation package awarded to Goldman Sach’s CEO Lloyd Blankfein. According to the SEC, Blankfein’s total compensation for 2011...

HII Supports the California Shareholder Protection Act

Harrington Investments is proud to support SB 982, the California Shareholder Protection Act. Sponsored by Senator Evans, Chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee and supported by the California Public Interest Research Group (CALPIRG), this bill would provide...

Corporations must not mask political contributions

By John Harrington Op-ed:  Special to the Napa Valley Register Large publicly traded corporations are poised to dominate our political system by flooding campaigns and politicians with money to buy special favors in Washington. At the very least, shareholders, as the...