22 States & D.C. Join Montana Against Citizens United

Let’s talk about states rights.  How about a state’s right to keep its elections free from corporate political intervention?  Last year, HII co-filed an amicus brief  regarding this case in which we argued that the large publicly traded corporations in...

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...

Getting the Money Out

It’s worrying to think that shareholder democracy is needed to rectify shortcomings of the real thing. Yet this week two of the nation’s biggest corporations will give their investors precisely that opportunity. Motions on the ballots at the annual meetings of Bank of...