People debating Nike’s Kaepernick ads are missing an opportunity: Using shareholder activism to make their voices heard.

Sportswear company Nike has received both praise and condemnation for its decision to make former NFL quarterback and racial justice advocate Colin Kaepernick the face of its 30th anniversary “Just Do It” campaign. Many astute commentators have already noted that Nike, as a giant, publicly trade...
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Get out the (proxy) vote!

With the 2016 elections still months away, the wall-to-wall media coverage may leave you itching to cast your vote early. Consider putting that energy to good use by making your voice heard on corporate issues. Today, corporations make most decisions of consequence in our society. As the owner or sh...
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Q&A: Shareholder activism and proxy voting

Today, corporations make most decisions of consequence in our society. As the owner or shareholder of a stock or shares of a mutual fund, you are part owner of a corporation. That means you have both rights and responsibilities. You have the right to sit with management, be an insider and work for c...
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