Scott Klinger is an Associate Fellow who has worked with the Project on Inequality and has co-authored reports on corporate tax dodging. He has also contributed to IPS's annual Executive Excess reports.
Scott has worked in varied aspects of the corporate social responsibility movement for 25 years. He began his career as a securities analyst and portfolio manager, earning a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter. He went on to work in the advocacy community as Co-Director of Responsible Wealth, a network of high net worth individuals who together worked for greater economic equality, including preserving the estate tax and controlling excessive executive pay. He assisted Responsible Wealth members in filing more than 100 shareholder resolutions and co-led an innovative cross-class partnership between members of Responsible Wealth and members of ACORN to address pernicous predatory lending practices. He was also Director of Research for Corporate Accountability International and Director of Corporate Engagement for First Peoples Worldwide, an organization that supports the rights of Indigenous Peoples throughout the world.
November 19 - In the current budget debate, the loudest calls for Social Security cuts are coming from two lobby groups led by CEOs who will never have to worry about their own retirement security. Published in The Nation.
Fibs and Falsehoods: Darden Corporation Claims 'No One Makes $2.13 An Hour'
September 26 - A recent IPS op-ed on tipped wages has provoked an unfounded attack by the world's largest full service restaurant chain.
SEC Issues Strong Rule on CEO-Worker Pay Gaps
September 18 - IPS executive compensation experts available to comment on SEC rule released today.