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    1. 2019 Study of Gender Diversity In Private Company Boardrooms

      2019 Study of Gender Diversity In Private Company Boardrooms

      The gender composition of the historically male-dominated corporate boardroom is under scrutiny, as investors and even some legislators call for increased diversity. Advocates argue that gender diversity in the boardroom leads to better corporate performance and greater opportunity for women in the workplace...

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    2. Board Action On ESG Needed To Ensure Long-Term Performance Gains

      Board Action On ESG Needed To Ensure Long-Term Performance Gains

      In boardrooms throughout the corporate landscape, ESG is the acronym of the moment. Standing for Environmental, Social and Governance, ESG refers to a company’s adherence to principles that assure care for the planet’s resources, respectful treatment of all people, and actions promoting equality and fairness throughout the organization...

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    3. I'm a Tech CEO. Here's my Radical Plan to Hold Myself Accountable

      I'm a Tech CEO. Here's my Radical Plan to Hold Myself Accountable

      It’s no secret that mistrust of tech is at a crisis level right now. Whether it’s Facebook serving its users misinformation, Twitter enabling targeted harassment campaigns, or just the general exploitation of data that are leaked by sketchy sites across the web, many people are taking a hard look at the technologies that pervade every part of their lives—and many are not feeling happy with what they see...

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    4. Here’s What Analysts Are Saying About Google’s Co-Founders Stepping Down

      Here’s What Analysts Are Saying About Google’s Co-Founders Stepping Down

      Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin stepped aside from their duties at parent company Alphabet on Tuesday in a move that analysts say marks "the end of an era." The surprise shakeup, which elevates Google CEO Sundar Pichai as Alphabet's CEO, raises inevitable questions about Alphabet's future. The holding company was spawned four years ago in an effort to create more focused businesses units...

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      Mentions: Google Alphabet
    5. The US Should Tax Excessive CEO Compensation | Opinion

      The US Should Tax Excessive CEO Compensation | Opinion

      Corporate greed is an infectious disease. In the district I represent we feel the symptoms every day, where developers get billions in tax breaks while poor families have the water in their houses turned off and have to turn to food pantries to feed their kids. Now is the time for an aggressive treatment plan — and that includes a tax on excessive CEO pay...

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    6. Let Corporate Governance Take Its Course At Infosys

      Let Corporate Governance Take Its Course At Infosys

      The Indian media has been captivated by the whistleblower saga at Infosys, a leading software and IT services company in India. The drama began with a whistleblower complaint that was leaked to the media on October 22, triggering a 16% drop in the Infosys stock price. The complaint accused Infosys leadership of engaging in unethical practices related to cost recognition, signing low-margin deals and paying for excessive personal travel by the CEO Salil Parikh...

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    7. Warren Buffett: The Deck Is Stacked Against Shareholders When It Comes to Executive Pay

      Warren Buffett: The Deck Is Stacked Against Shareholders When It Comes to Executive Pay

      In recent months, I have written about a number of market phenomena that present investors with problems. One of these things concerns the use of stock-based options as a means of compensating executives. In one of his letters, Warren Buffett (Trades, Portfolio) criticized the practice, arguing they represent an unfair transfer of wealth from shareholders to managers...

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    8. Why Investors React Negatively to Companies That Put Women on Their Boards

      Why Investors React Negatively to Companies That Put Women on Their Boards

      Despite persistent efforts to tackle underrepresentation of women on corporate boards, most boardrooms remain mostly male. The slow progress on gender diversity has frustrated policymakers, industry groups, and institutional investors, many of whom have publicly advocated for inclusion of women and minorities among the top ranks of management...

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    9. Board Pay Under the Microscope

      Board Pay Under the Microscope

      Director pay programs are under greater scrutiny, and S&P 500 companies are striving to anticipate and adapt to this significant change. Compensation limits are at the forefront of this keen interest, with advisory firms Institutional Shareholder Services and Glass Lewis, and shareholders, becoming more vocal and taking direct action. This activism is framed by trends that include avid internal and external interest in board diversity and a shift in board compensation with greater emphasis on equity than on cash pay...

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