Tag Archives: Transparency

The 2017 World’s Most Ethical Companies

The Spanish company Iberdrola has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies. Among the other companies that feature prominently are Marks & Spencer, Ford Motor Company, Hennes & Mauritz AB (H&M) and L’ORÉAL. Companies recognised by the Ethisphere Institute acknowledge their responsibilities to “drive positive change, consider the impact of their actions on …
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XII Informe sobre Juntas Generales de Accionistas del Ibex 35

The report, prepared by the Good Governance and Ownership Forum in collaboration with Atrevia and IESE Business School, analyzes the evolution of transparency and good governance at large companies and the way they communicate through shareholder meetings. To access the full report, visit the IESE Insight website.

The 2016 World’s Most Ethical Companies

Last month Ethisphere unveiled the World’s Most Ethical Companies in 2016, which includes 131 companies from 21 countries and 45 industries. The organization has over 10 years’ experience of analyzing and evaluating the ethical performance of companies across a whole range of dimensions, including social behavior, integrity and transparency. Ethisphere has also developed the Ethics Quotient, a …
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Partnering Against Corruption Initiative

The World Economic Forum in collaboration with Deloitte has just published the report, “Partnering Against Corruption Initiative: Infrastructure & Urban Development Building Foundations for Transparency.” Building Foundations for Transparency is the second phase of a multi-year project conducted by the Partnering Against Corruption Initiative (PACI) to address the specific needs of the Infrastructure & Urban …
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Are Think Tanks Transparent?

Transparify has just published the results of a survey of 169 think tanks in 47 countries worldwide. Its aim is to provide think tanks committed to intellectual independence and excellence in research with a tool for signaling to policy makers, the media and the public that they deserve their trust and respect. Out of the …
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Supervisory Transparency in the European Banking Union

Bruegel Think Tank has just published the report “Supervisory Transparency in the European Banking Unión”. The study highlights: -Bank supervisors should provide publicly accessible, timely and consistent data on the banks under their jurisdiction. Such transparency increases democratic accountability and leads to greater market efficiency. -There is greater supervisory transparency in the United States compared …
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“Transparency Generates Economic Value, concludes new research by Forética”

Forética launched the fifth edition of the RSEARCH, entitled “The Value of Transparency”. RSEARCH is a digital publication about current trends and news in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). The latest edition contains a detailed article about the value of transparency in the risk management and business opportunities in companies, organisations and governments. The study emphasises that transparency …
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Transparency in Corporate Reporting

Transparency International has just published the report, “Transparency in Corporate Reporting: Assessing the world’s largest companies.” The study analyzes the transparency of corporate reporting on a range of anticorruption measures among the 105 largest publicly listed multinational companies. Together these companies are worth more than US$11 trillion and touch the lives of people in countries …
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Transparency International EU welcomes launch of new ‘Transparency Portal’ by the European Commission

The Transparency International Liaison Office to the EU welcomes the launch of a new site entitled the ‘Transparency Portal’ by the European Commission as another step in the direction towards greater transparency.  The website provides a central entry point to access information that will facilitate informed participation by citizens in the EU decision-making process. However, this …
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Global Initiative for Sustainability Ratings (GISR)

  Ceres, an investor and environmental organization, and the Tellus Institute, a Boston-based research organization will partner on the first phase of the Global Initiative for Sustainability Ratings (GISR) to seize an urgent opportunity to create a non-commercial, generally accepted sustainability ratings framework that meets the highest standards of technical excellence, independence and transparency. Such …
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