Shareholders & Governance

Americans want to see company leadership held accountable to the interests of their workers, customers, communities, and the environment – as well as their shareholders. They also expect corporate leadership to act ethically and with integrity while delivering long-term financial growth and value creation for all stakeholders, including their shareholders.

How we measure Shareholders & Governance issues

A company's Shareholders & Governance score is determined by more than just a company's financial performance; it also is based on whether corporate leadership is held accountable to the interests of all its stakeholders, including workers, customers, communities, the environment, and shareholders. Shareholders & Governance Issues account for 19% of a company's overall score in the Rankings.

  • Prioritizes accountability to all stakeholders

    Ranking weight: 10.6%   Learn more

  • Acts ethically at the leadership level

    Ranking weight: 7.1%   Learn more

  • Generates returns for investors

    Ranking weight: 1.5%   Learn more

Top Ranked Companies for Shareholders & Governance

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