The systems and processes of management that govern an organization’s behavior and conduct. Governance covers accountability, auditing, transparency (openness), reporting and disclosure, responsibilities and representation of various stakeholders (including shareholders, board of directors, advisory boards, employees, etc.) as well as charters, by-laws, and policies document the rights and responsibilities of all parties. Governance often includes... Read More


A self-regulatory tool to expose ethics and real time results of a business entity’s performance through accessible publication of the entity’s practices and behavior. Transparency often leads to greater accountability and fewer opportunities for corruption or abuse. There is a strong movement to increase the transparency of business processes in service of corporate responsibility reporting.  Read More