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    1. How Activist Shareholders Are Making the Business Case for Abortion Access

      How Activist Shareholders Are Making the Business Case for Abortion Access

      Tucked into Citigroup’s 2022 proxy statement, released ahead of its annual shareholder meeting in April, was a list of measures the company implemented over the past year to attract and retain employees: pay equity initiatives, expanded parental leave, and mental wellness and sabbatical programs to prevent burnout. There was something else, too: Citi had also begun providing travel benefits to employees who need to go out of state to find an abortion provider...

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    2. Fanatics Adds an Airbnb and Coca-Cola Marketing Vet to its Board

      Fanatics Adds an Airbnb and Coca-Cola Marketing Vet to its Board

      Sports merchandise, e-commerce, and fan collectible giant Fanatics today announced it has added two new members to its board. Lydia Jett, managing partner and head of global e-commerce and U.S. consumer internet sector investments at SoftBank Investment Advisers, and Jonathan Mildenhall, cofounder and executive chairman of TwentyFirstCenturyBrand consultancy and former CMO of Airbnb...

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    3. Why CIOs Are Instrumental to Implementing Corporate ESG Policies

      Why CIOs Are Instrumental to Implementing Corporate ESG Policies

      Last year, incoming SEC chair Gary Gensler wasted no time in signaling that ESG—environmental, social and corporate governance—would be a top priority of the Biden Administration. Since then, companies, ratings agencies, and even the White House have waited on pins and needles to see what the new rules will entail...

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    4. 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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    5. Disney CEO Bob Iger's Compensation is "insane," says Abigail Disney

      Disney CEO Bob Iger's Compensation is "insane," says Abigail Disney

      In 2018, Disney CEO Bob Iger got a raise–a big raise. His total compensation increased 80% to hit $65.6 million. According to a recent study by Equilar, his compensation was 1,424 times that of the median Disney employee. For Abigail Disney, granddaughter of Disney cofounder Roy Disney, that level of pay is “insane.” Moreover, she says, executive pay at that level has “had a corrosive effect on society.”...

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    6. The Web of Board Members That Link American Corporations, Mapped

      The Web of Board Members That Link American Corporations, Mapped

      America’s corporate landscape is interwoven by a dense network of shared board members–for instance, Apple has board members that are also board members at Disney, Chevron, Amgen, GE, and JP Morgan Chase. The data analysis expert Erik Rood used publicly available information from the S&P 500 top 50 to create an unusual map of these connections, resulting in this interactive graphic that lets you explore the network in unprecedented detail...

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    7. Meet The New Breed Of Activist Investors Who Are Trying To Give Silicon Valley A Conscience

      Meet The New Breed Of Activist Investors Who Are Trying To Give Silicon Valley A Conscience

      Last Thursday, hundreds of Facebook shareholders at the company’s annual meeting in Menlo Park, California listened politely as top executives discussed the social media giant’s performance metrics and goals–until Natasha Lamb got up out of her chair and stood to face the board. She demanded that the company address its fake news problem by publishing a formal report about its prevalence on the site and its impact...

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    8. How Starbucks Can Guarantee Its CEO Transition Succeeds

      How Starbucks Can Guarantee Its CEO Transition Succeeds

      A company’s CEO is often the face of the brand. In the case of Howard Schultz, his mild countenance has become synonymous with the coffee company’s twin-tailed Siren that signals the presence of more than 25,000 shops in 75 countries. Now, that face is planning to step aside. that Schultz is transitioning to take the position of executive chairman while he works on expanding the company’s premium brand...

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    9. Five CEOS On The Skills It Takes To Land The Corner Office

      Five CEOS On The Skills It Takes To Land The Corner Office

      The lure of the top corner office is strong, but there’s a reason not everybody grows up to be the head of a company—the job is a massive undertaking. CEOs are asked to do it all: setting strategy, closing deals, hiring people, firing people, calming irate customers, fixing broken light switches. And sometimes that’s just by 10 a.m. on Monday. Of course, the job doesn’t end there...

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