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    1. Climate Activist Shareholders are Finally Starting to Win

      Climate Activist Shareholders are Finally Starting to Win

      Investors in Costco are mad as hell about the company being a laggard on climate change , and they’re not going to take it anymore. That was the message the retail giant’s shareholders sent on Jan. 27, when 70% of them voted to call on the company to set a strategy for eliminating carbon emissions from its value chain by 2050. According to investor advocacy group Ceres, it was the first time for such a net-zero proposal to pass at any company...

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    2. The Difference Between Shareholder and Stakeholder Capitalism

      The Difference Between Shareholder and Stakeholder Capitalism

      Future of finance reporter October 7, 2020 The debate over shareholder versus stakeholder capitalism has been going on for decades, and it has been especially fraught in recent years. Proponents of shareholder capitalism say corporations have one purpose—to make as much money as possible for their shareholders—and that attempting to do anything else would backfire ...

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    3. More CEOs than ever are getting fired for ethical lapses, according to a PwC report — Quartz

      More CEOs than ever are getting fired for ethical lapses, according to a PwC report — Quartz

      Change your edition back to menu SEE-YA EO More CEOs than ever are getting fired for ethical lapses Written by VW‘s Martin Winterkorn faces the music. (Reuters/Hannibal Hanschke) Share Oliver Staley May 16, 2017 The number of CEOs fired for ethical lapses has climbed dramatically over the last decade, according to PwC, the accounting and consulting firm that compiled the data .

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    4. We Want Diversity on Boards - So Why Shouldn't Facebook Value Peter Thiel's Political Views?

      We Want Diversity on Boards - So Why Shouldn't Facebook Value Peter Thiel's Political Views?

      When women and members of minority groups are on boards, they bring different perspectives and add insights that might be overlooked by a homogenous group. There’s evidence that women and minorities on boards correlates with improved corporate performance, although a causal link hasn’t been established. But what about political diversity? Is there a value to having board members whose ideological views differ from the rest of the board, or the stated ethos of the company ...

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