How to influence Companies' Human Rights behavior

How should, how can, shareholders influence Companies? The only solution I can see is a new platform to give them a say in the proxy process. As matters stand the existing (and pretty much unaccountable) oligolopy of profit-seeking proxy 'advisers' cannot be relied on to represent the views of the ultimate owners of Companies.

LinkedIn is facing pressure from senior MPs and academics to stop “bowing to Beijing” by censoring users who are critical of China.

The Times has identified scholars, businessmen, journalists, whistleblowers and a former diplomat whose accounts were blocked in China after the professional networking site found “prohibited content” on their profiles.

 Stop bowing to Beijing, MPs tell LinkedIn (The Times, PayWall)


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