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George Mason University | School of Business

"The estimates of abnormal returns average 50 basis points per month, which yields an abnormal return of over 6 percentage points per annum."

Dr. Derek Horstmeyer
School of Business, George Mason University

George Mason University | School of Science

"Transparent business practices equate to increased Environmental, Social and Governance impact."

Dann Sklarew, PhD College of Science, George Mason University

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Transparency Benchmarks

Easy to understand written guidelines leading to high levels of Total Accountability.

Source: Transparency Global Research using publicly available data on cboe.com

Terms

Ridiculously simple customer contract.

Source: Transparency Global Research using publicly available data on terrapass.com

Source: Transparency Global Research using publicly available data on ikea.com

Accountability

High quality governance.
Definable consequences.
Adherence to standards and terms.

New Belgium Brewing Company

No Lawsuits

Morning Brew

No Lawsuits

No Lawsuits

Referring to SEC Enforcement Actions and Shareholder Class Action Lawsuits for a 24 Month Period (12/01/2019-12/01/2021)

Source: Transparency® Research using publicly available data.

Cost

Complete and total cost.
No hidden fees.
Simple to understand.

Amazon - Transparent Cost

Source: Transparency Global Research using publicly available data on amazon.com

Truth

Open, accurate, data-based communication of facts.

These companies portray a high level corporate Truth.

Reddit
Burt's Bees
bulletproof

Referring to Civil, Criminal and Tax Lawsuits from 12/01/2020-12/01/2021

Source: Transparency® Research using publicly available data.

Trust

Complete consumer loyalty.
Exponential transparency.

Trust Examples through NPS Scores

Source: Transparency® Research using publicly available data on comparably.com

Brand

94% of consumers more likely to be loyal to a brand that offers Transparency.

according to a survey by labelinsight.com.

Culture

Transparency is the NUMBER 1 factor contributing to employee happiness

according to tinypulse.com