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    1. 100 Women: Do Women on Boards Increase Company Profits?

      100 Women: Do Women on Boards Increase Company Profits?

      Can women change the world in a week? Of course, there are many other - and some say better - reasons to argue for gender equality, but we wanted to look at whether this broadly accepted claim is true - does having more women on the board really mean the company makes more money? Academics have warned against jumping to simple conclusions...

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    2. Barclays Boss Set for Shareholder Grilling at AGM

      Barclays Boss Set for Shareholder Grilling at AGM

      Barclays boss sees off shareholder rebellion 10 May 2017 These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel Image copyright PA Image caption Jes Staley has apologised for his actions The head of Barclays has been re-elected to the board, after seeing off the threat of a shareholder rebellion. Jes Staley was facing investors for the first time since it emerged he had attempted to find out the identity of a whistleblower at the bank...

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    3. AIG to Buy Back $3B in Shares as Pressure Mounts for Break-up - Bbc News

      AIG to Buy Back $3B in Shares as Pressure Mounts for Break-up - Bbc News

      Close share panel × Image copyright Getty Images American International Group (AIG), the US insurance giant, has revealed plans to buy back $3bn (£2.2bn) in shares as it fights calls to break itself up. The insurance firm reported a better-than-expected $1.9bn net income for the second quarter, up from $1.8bn for the same period last year and ending three consecutive quarters of losses. The results showed "strong improvement", it said...

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    4. Alliance Trust Seeks to Recruit More Women for Their Board

      Alliance Trust Seeks to Recruit More Women for Their Board

      Alliance Trust seeks to recruit women after board shake-up 5 March 2016 From the section Scotland business Image copyright Google Alliance Trust, the Dundee fund management firm, wants to recruit women to the board, after three women were ousted from it. Lord Smith of Kelvin, who recently joined as chairman, said he was aware of the need to recruit women to the seven-man board. The firm has a strong track record of women in charge.....

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    5. UK sport governance to up its game

      UK sport governance to up its game

      In late 2011 world football governing body Fifa invited anti-corruption body Transparency International (TI) to sit on an outside panel - headed by Prof Mark Pieth - to advise on governance reforms. But TI cut the tie after it said two of its key recommendations had been ignored. TI said the fact Fifa was paying an expert - Prof Pieth - to oversee major reforms on how it was run would jeopardise his independence. Prof Pieth had also said he would not re-examine old scandals, another recommendati

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