For better or for worse, money speaks loudly. Companies and people respond to monetary incentives. As a result, change often is tied to spending money. Citizens have power to influence corporations by deciding when and where they will spend money. In light of this, Hart advocates for increased shareholder activism to continue to influence corporate decisions vis-à-vis social values.
Barbara J. Hart & Christina McPhaul,
Emory Corp. Governance & Accountability Rev.
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