Corporate Governance

Should CEOs Take a Stance on Controversial Topics?

CEOs have traditionally shied away from politically charged issues, but that may be changing.

December 19, 2019

| by Beth Rimbey

If a CEO wants to advocate on health care or the environment, will it help or hurt the company? How will consumers and employees respond? And should boards set limits on activism?

Professor David F. Larcker shares how the role of CEO is evolving as the line between business and politics continues to blur.

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