101 Old Pecos Trail Santa Fe, NM 87505, Santa Fe NM 87505
Disclosure and Transparency: What does this Issue Mean to Business
As a discussion about the importance of disclosure and transparency, which many in the business community have come to see as essential to the proper functioning of a democracy, just as they are essential to the proper functioning of a free and competitive economy.
Michael J. Petro, Executive Vice President of the Committee for Economic Development (CED), a nonpartisan business-led public policy organization comprised 180 senior executives of the Fortune 500 and above. Mr. Petro will give a national perspective on the growing movement toward business’ embrace of disclosure of political contributions. CED has sponsored several polls nationally and in New Mexico on business attitudes toward disclosure. Mr. Petro will also discuss the findings of a CED/Conference Board study titled “Corporate Political Spending: Policies, Practices, Accountability and Disclosure.
Brian Sanderoff, President of Research and Polling Inc, also serves as the pollster for the Albuquerque Journal and regularly comments on public policy and the political environment. He has made numerous appearances on such shows as MSNBC, CNN, Fox, BBC and The Jim Lehrer News Hour. Mr. Sanderoff will comment on business attitudes around disclosure and the current policy climate.
Registration required before June 28th.