Wal-Mart's Four "Most Worrisome" Governance Issues

, Corporate Counsel


In the wake of Wal-Mart's Mexican bribery scandal, ex-GE general counsel Ben Heineman, Jr. and environmental guru Andrew Winston offer critiques of the company's governance and ethics.

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  • GCPA

    How disappointing to see Ben Heineman jump on the bandwagon criticizing Walmart without knowing the facts. "Wal-Mart appears to have operated like a compartmentalized criminal enterprise rather than a lawful global company.” That goes even further than the NY Times. As Heineman now positions himself as the conscience of the corporate world and sits in judgment, I have stopped listening. Has he never learned the lesson that the media pushes only one side of a story? I have now lost all respect for Ben Heineman.

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