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Corporate Political Spending:

In order to encrouage thoughtful analysis and discussion on the issues, and to enable corporate decision makers to make the most informed decisions possible, the Committee will publish periodic and timely essays on this page. New essays will be published regularly. 

The Astute Board Member's Guide to Corporate Political Spending
February 2016 | Constance E. Bagley, Senior Research in Law, Yale Law School; Bruce F. Freed, President, Center for Political Accountability and Karl J. Sandstrom, Senior Counsel, Perkins and Coie

Taking the Lead on Political Disclosure
January 2016 | Commissioner Ann M. Ravel, Chair, Federal Election Commission

Corporate Political Activity Shareholder Resolutions Since 2010
January 2015 | Heidi Welsh, Executive Director, Sustainable Investments Institute

The Conference Board does not represent that the data, information, analysis, conclusions or opinions provided are correct or complete.  The essays listed above are included for informational purposes and convenience only, and are not affiliated with, endorsed, or recommended by The Conference Board, the Committee, or its members.


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