1. BlackRock Is Sick of Excuses for Corporate Boards Lacking Women

    BlackRock Is Sick of Excuses for Corporate Boards Lacking Women

    (Bloomberg) -- BlackRock Inc. isn’t buying excuses from companies that say they can’t find women to fill diverse slots on boards. The world’s biggest asset manager earlier this year sent letters to companies in the Russell 1000 index with fewer than two women on their boards, asking them to explain their lack of progress. Some of the responses were surprising, said Michelle Edkins, the firm’s global head of stewardship...

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