Endorsements for Beneficial Ownership Transparency

Support for Beneficial Ownership Transparency is widespread, crossing industries and the ideological spectrum.  This can be seen by the list below of those that have either endorsed legislation or the concept of collecting beneficial ownership information.

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Endorsed Legislation

Businesses (Large):
  • Allianz
  • The Dow Chemical Company
  • The Kering Group
  • Salesforce
  • Unilever
  • The Virgin Group
Businesses (Small):
  • American Sustainable Business Council
  • Main Street Alliance
  • Small Business Majority
Financial Institutions:
  • American Bankers Association
  • Bank Policy Institute
  • Bankers Association for Finance and Trade (BAFT)
  • The Clearing House Association
  • Credit Union National Association (CUNA)
  • Consumer Bankers Association
  • Financial Services Roundtable
  • Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA)
  • Institute of International Bankers (IIB)
  • Institute of International Finance (IIF)
  • Mid-Size Bank Coalition of America
  • National Association of Federally-Insured Credit Unions (NAFCU)
  • Regional Bank Coalition
  • Securities Industry & Financial Markets Association (SIFMA)
  • Avaron Asset Management
  • Bâtirente
  • Boston Common Asset Management
  • Candriam Investors Group
  • Capricorn Investment Group
  • Clean Yield Asset Management
  • CtW Investment Group
  • Domini Social Investment LLC
  • Dominican Sisters of Hope
  • Hermes Equity Ownership Services
  • Hexavest
  • Inflection Point Capital Management
  • Local Authority Pension Fund Forum
  • Magni Global Asset Management LLC
  • Maryknoll Sisters
  • Mercy Investment Services, Inc.
  • NorthStar Asset Management, Inc.
  • Oblate International Pastoral Investment Trust
  • Sisters of Charity, BVM
  • Sisters of Saint Joseph of Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia, PA
  • Sisters of St. Dominic of Blauvelt, New York
  • Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia
  • Trillium Asset Management
  • Triodos Investment Advisory & Services BV
  • Ursuline Sisters of Tildonk, U.S. Province
  • Verka VK Kirchliche Vorsorge VVaG
  • Zevin Asset Management
  • National Latino Farmers & Ranchers Trade Association
  • SEIU
Law Enforcement:
  • Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association (FLEOA)
  • National Association of Assistant United States Attorneys (NAAUSA)
  • National District Attorneys Association (NDAA)
  • National Fraternal Order of Police (FOP)
  • Society of Former Special Agents of the FBI
  • State attorneys general from California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Mississippi, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, the Northern Mariana Islands, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, and Washington.
  • U.S. Marshals Service Association
NGOs (Anti-Corruption/Transparency):
  • Citizens for Responsibility & Ethics in Washington (CREW)
  • Coalition for Integrity
  • Enough Project
  • Financial Accountability & Corporate Transparency (FACT) Coalition
  • Financial Transparency Coalition
  • Global Financial Integrity
  • Global Integrity
  • Global Witness
  • Government Accountability Project (GAP)
  • International Corporate Accountability Roundtable (ICAR)
  • Natural Resource Governance Institute
  • Open Contracting Partnership
  • Open Ownership
  • Open the Government
  • Project on Government Oversight (POGO)
  • Publish What You Pay – U.S.
  • Sunlight Foundation
  • Transparency International
NGOs (Anti-Human Trafficking):
  • Alliance to End Slavery and Trafficking (ATEST)
  • Humanity United
  • Polaris
NGOs (Misc.):
  • ActionAid USA
  • Americans for Tax Fairness
  • Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
  • Consumer Action
  • Demand Progress
  • EarthRights International
  • Economic Policy Institute
  • Fair Share
  • Friends of the Earth
  • Human Rights Watch
  • Institute on Taxation & Economic Policy
  • isolon.org
  • Jubilee USA Network
  • New Rules for Global Finance
  • ONE Campaign
  • Oxfam America
  • Pax Advisory
  • Public Citizen
  • Responsible Sourcing Network
  • Rights and Accountability in Development (RAID)
  • RootsAction.org
  • Tax Justice Network USA
  • The Center for Constitutional Rights
  • U.S. Public Interest Research Group (U.S. PIRG)
State Secretaries of State:
  • Delaware

Endorsed Concept

Accounting Industry:
  • Deloitte
Businesses (Large):
  • National Foreign Trade Council
Businesses (Small):
Financial Institutions:
  • BMO Capital Markets
National Security Officials:
  • Bipartisan group of 3 dozen former national security leaders (military and civilian)
Real Estate:
  • National Association of Realtors
Scholars / Think Tanks:
  • Anders Åslund, Atlantic Council
  • Clay Fuller, American Enterprise Institute
  • Michael Rubin, American Enterprise Institute
  • Daniel Nielson, Brigham Young University
  • Norm Eisen, Brookings Institution
  • Aaron Klein, Brookings Institution
  • Sarah Chayes, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
  • Diana Pilipenko, Center for American Progress
  • Elizabeth Rosenberg, Center for a New American Security
  • Heather Conley, Center for Strategic and International Studies
  • Matthew M. Taylor, Council on Foreign Relations
  • Foundation for Defense of Democracies
  • Louise Shelley, George Mason University
  • Jamie Fly, German Marshall Fund of the United States
  • Joshua Kirschenbaum, German Marshall Fund of the United States
  • Laura Rosenberger, German Marshall Fund of the United States
  • Matthew Stephenson, Harvard Law School
  • Larry Diamond, Hoover Institution
  • Michael McFaul, Amb. (Ret.), Hoover Institution
  • Hudson Institute
  • Vanessa Bouché, Texas Christian University
  • Michael Carpenter, University of Pennsylvania
  • Mike Findley, University of Texas

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