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    1. SEC Shareholder Proposal Muffles Main Street Voices

      SEC Shareholder Proposal Muffles Main Street Voices

      Investors who want better social, environmental, and governance practices in companies and believe in a strong investor voice should be concerned about the SEC’s proposed rule to amend the process for shareholder proposals to be included in a company’s proxy statement, writes Lisa Woll, CEO of US SIF. She says the rule will silence the small investor voice and is contrary to the SEC’s purpose of protecting investors...

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    2. SEC Focus on Executive Perk Disclosure Continues

      SEC Focus on Executive Perk Disclosure Continues

      In June 2020, the Securities and Exchange Commission settled charges with insurance company Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. for failing to disclose perks and benefits received by its former chief executive officer. Per the SEC order, Argo failed to report over $5.3 million in perks that its CEO received between 2014 and 2018 in violation of federal securities law...

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    3. Apple CEO Tim Cook Will Become a Free Agent at the End of Next Year

      Apple CEO Tim Cook Will Become a Free Agent at the End of Next Year

      Bloomberg recently released a list of the top paid CEOs for last year and it revealed that Apple CEO Tim Cook received more than $133 million in compensation last year. This includes $3 million in salary, a $7.7 million bonus, $122.2 million in stock awards, and more than $884 million in perks. The total placed Cook second among these well-paid executives. Topping the list with total 2019 compensation amounting to $595.3 million was Tesla CEO Elon Musk...

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    4. How CEO Pay in America Got Out of Whack

      How CEO Pay in America Got Out of Whack

      “TOO OFTEN, executive compensation in the US is ridiculously out of line with performance…The deck is stacked against investors.” It was with these words that in 2006 Warren Buffett, a legendary investor and red-blooded capitalist, challenged the received wisdom in corporate America about CEO pay. This maintains that bosses deserve generous rewards because these are tightly linked to their companies’ financial performance...

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    5. How ESG Issues Can Become Even More Relevant in Times of Market Crisis

      How ESG Issues Can Become Even More Relevant in Times of Market Crisis

      As a Brit based in Santa Monica, California, Daniel E. Ingram is the chair of investment advisory company Wilshire’s ESG and Diversity Committee. Wilshire, which has more than $8.6 billion in assets under management and $168 billion in assets under advisement, recruited Ingram in 2017 as part of an effort to expand its ESG and socially responsible investing capabilities...  

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    6. Bias Behind Failure to Select Women for FTSE Boards Revealed

      Bias Behind Failure to Select Women for FTSE Boards Revealed

      Flawed selection procedures and entrenched bias are combining to minimise the numbers of women on FTSE company boards, according to new research. Dr Claire Barnes, an organisational psychologist at Birkbeck, University of London, found that women who were would-be directors of the UK’s top organisations were being failed by a system which favoured the status quo...

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