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    1. Davos: the exclusive club of money, power and lofty goals

      Davos: the exclusive club of money, power and lofty goals

      There is no telling what to expect - or if we should expect anything - when the world's most powerful people converge on the Swiss ski resort of Davos this week for the World Economic Forum. From the moment Prime Minister Tony Abbott makes his first crunching steps in the fresh Davos snow, he will be in no doubt he is entering an exclusive club with high entry fees and even loftier goals. Ever ...

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    2. How Much Of A Difference Can One Woman Make on Diversity ?

      How Much Of A Difference Can One Woman Make on Diversity ?

      The answer to that question is "A great deal, when that woman has already scaled high walls to get where she is." The woman in question here is Fiona Woolf, new Lord Mayor of the City of London. She has wasted no time since taking office. At the start, she made it clear that her tenure would be about restoring the values and the reputation of London's financial sector. Unsurprising then, that seeking to widen diversity is also an imperative...

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    3. Critics Take Issue with Lack of Diversity on Apple Board of Directors

      Critics Take Issue with Lack of Diversity on Apple Board of Directors

      The company recently made a small tweak to its corporate charter vowing to diversify its board, following criticism from shareholders Trillium Asset Management LLC and the Sustainability Group, according to Bloomberg. Specifically, the groups have taken issue with the fact that only one woman, former Avon CEO Andrea Jung, serves on Apple's board...

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    4. Activist Investors Gain in M&A Push

      Activist Investors Gain in M&A Push

      In a lackluster spell for mergers and acquisitions, activist investors have been a rare bright spot.  Aggressive investors including Elliott Management and Barington Capital Group LP were a driving force behind a number of deals at big companies in 2013. According to FactSet SharkWatch, there were 10 instances in 2013 in which a U.S. company agreed to break itself up or sell or exit businesses after an investor pushed it to make such...

       

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