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    1. Facebook Board Member Peter Thiel Distances Self as Russia Scandal Grows

      Facebook Board Member Peter Thiel Distances Self as Russia Scandal Grows

      Silicon Valley billionaire and Facebook member Peter Thiel made his fortune placing early bets on tech startups. His financial sixth sense merged with politics early in the 2016 presidential campaign when he staked his reputation on Donald Trump. The bet paid off for Thiel but Facebook itself has not fared well over the past two years. Now the company faces even more heat this week as evidence grows that Russian operatives used it and other social media platforms to influence voters...

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    2. Ethics on Wall Street? Let’s Get Real

      Ethics on Wall Street? Let’s Get Real

      Linking Wall Street and ethics together in the same thought might seem more like the start of a bad bar joke than a serious topic, but seriously, people: study this. And surprise! Articles in the New York Times and ThinkProgress note that five years after the passage of U.S. financial reform legislation, many Wall Street professionals say their industry is prone to lawbreaking and ethical compromises in the name of profit...

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      Mentions: Dodd-Frank Ethics
    3. Chevron Called to Carpet for Trying to Buy Local Election

      Chevron Called to Carpet for Trying to Buy Local Election

      Ahead of Chevron‘s shareholder meeting on May 27, council members from the city of Richmond, California, Richmond Progressive Alliance, Sierra Club, Asian Pacific Environmental Network, Communities for a Better Environment, Credo Mobile and members of the Richmond community delivered over 100,000 petition signatures in support of a shareholder resolution that calls on Chevron to end its spending to influence elections...

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      Mentions: Board Chair
    4. Having Women on Corporate Boards Increases Profits and Sustainability

      Having Women on Corporate Boards Increases Profits and Sustainability

      Imagine running an oil company where only one or two of the directors on your board have oil industry experience. Imagine running a computer company where none of the board uses a computer, tablet or smart phone. Now imagine corporate America running their businesses where less than 15 percent of their boards are women.

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