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 16% of a company's overall score in the Rankings.
Prioritizes accountability to all stakeholders
Appoints an independent, diverse board of directors and uses policies that hold the company accountable to the needs of all stakeholders.
Ranking weight: 9.7% Learn more
Acts ethically at the leadership level
Compels leadership to act ethically and with integrity and to avoid wrongdoings.
Ranking weight: 4.7% Learn more
Generates returns for investors
Generates returns for investors over the long term.
Ranking weight: 1.7% Learn more
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