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    1. SEC Mixes Message On Apple Shareholder Proposals, Activists Say

      SEC Mixes Message On Apple Shareholder Proposals, Activists Say

      View Comments Pic: Reuters BOSTON - Apple Inc was allowed to disregard one activist shareholder proposal on greenhouse gas emissions but told to hold a vote on another concerning human rights issues, in closely watched securities rulings that tested new guidance from U.S regulators. The split decision in December left investor activists with questions about how the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is applying the guidance that Apple (AAPL.O) cited as it sought to skip both proposals.

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    2. Hong Kong Companies Slow To Add Women Directors To Their Boards – Why It Makes Good Business Sense To Do So

      Hong Kong Companies Slow To Add Women Directors To Their Boards – Why It Makes Good Business Sense To Do So

      Hong Kong has a large pool of talented women and access to affordable domestic help – so what is stopping them from reaching board level? That is the question on Shalini Mahtani’s mind. She is the founder and former CEO of Community Business, which marks International Women’s Day on March 8 with an annual report on the representation of women on Hang Seng Index-listed company boards...

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    3. Investors Weigh Whether A Female CEO Matters To Market Returns

      Investors Weigh Whether A Female CEO Matters To Market Returns

      Some investors are finding that companies with more women in top positions outperform. Now they're starting to wonder: How much does a female CEO add to market returns? On one hand, a company led by a woman has reached the pinnacle of corporate diversity efforts, but on the other hand, some investors worry that women are too frequently appointed to helm struggling companies, running off the "glass cliff" ...

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