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    2. Question of The Week -- June 18 2020

      Question of The Week -- June 18 2020
      Do celebrities belong on Boards? Kering --a French luxury goods behemoth -- announced earlier this week that it had appointed Hollywood actress Emma Watson to its Board of Directors. Although Watson is also a noted human rights activist, should this diversity of perspective be sufficient for Kering's shareholders?
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    3. Adding Women to Corporate Boards Improves Decisions About Medical Product Safety

      Adding Women to Corporate Boards Improves Decisions About Medical Product Safety
      Medical supply companies with boards that included at least two women recalled life-threatening products almost a month sooner than those with all-male boards, according to our forthcoming study examining thousands of medical product recalls from 2002 to 2013. When boards had just one female director , seriously defective products such as cardiac stents and breast implants were not recalled more quickly...
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    4. Question of the Week

      Question of the Week
      Warren Buffett made news at Berkshire Hathaway's Annual Meeting this past week when he rejected a shareholder proposal from the New York City Comptroller's Office which would require the company to have women and people of color in any external search for directors and CEOs at its companies. Buffett supported the concept of increased diversity on boards and in the c-suite, but stated he did not believe it ...
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    5. Women Hold Third of Board Roles at FTSE 100 Firms

      Women Hold Third of Board Roles at FTSE 100 Firms
      Women hold third of board roles at FTSE 100 firms 8 February 2020 These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel Image copyright Getty Images One in three board positions at the UK's biggest companies is now held by a woman, a government-backed review has found. The Hampton-Alexander Review latest report found 349 women currently sit on boards at FTSE 100 firms. The ...
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    1. We would like you to set out how you intend to make genuine progress to improving board diversity. We therefore ask you to set out what actions the board is taking to ensure that substantial progress is made to meet the Hampton-Alexander 2020 targets.
      In UK: FTSE 350 Firms Under Fire Over ‘unacceptable’ Lack of Female Directors
    2. Often when we engage with companies on the issue of board diversity we hear that the biggest challenge is a lack of suitable female candidates.
      In Investor State Street Uses Financial Clout to Get More Women to the Top
    3. While our board has determined not to make a recommendation either in favour of or opposed to the shareholder proposal, we believe that our current practices and recent enhancements to our new director candidate selection process support board diversity.
      In With No Women on its Board, Shareholder Calls for Diversity Policy at Tim Hortons owner RBI