From: Kae Bender
Sent: July 8, 2016
Subject: S7-06-16 comments

As a member of the public and investor, I expect transparency from corporations on their expenditures, including those they currently strive to keep hidden. To that end, I urge the SEC, as requested in S7-06-16, to force Corporations to be honest with their shareholders and the public and reveal ALL expenditures, contingency reserves, and other financial dealings.

Investors deserve to know the ways corporations are buying elections, polluting our environment, affecting our economy, and more. And while corporations have little to no accountability to even their shareholders, disclosure is one solution that requires companies to consider the consequences — and the interests of their shareholders — before making decisions that affect their shareholders and regular Americans.

It's time for corporations to be honest with their investors and the American people.

Public corporations should at a minimum be required to:

1. Disclose their political spending.
2. Disclose their oversea tax payments, country-by-county.
3. Disclose their sustainability plans.

We need to end the secrecy and give investors the information they deserve.

Kae Bender

Lancaster, CA