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    1. UK: Corporate Governance Experts Slam Executive Pay Ahead of Shareholder Votes

      UK:  Corporate Governance Experts Slam Executive Pay Ahead of Shareholder Votes

      Some of Britain ’s biggest companies are set to face a fresh bout of shareholder rebellions over high levels of pay after influential corporate governance consultants advised investors to vote down remuneration reports.

      Pensions and Investment Research Consultants (Pirc) has raised concerns over executive pay at FTSE 100 companies Shire, Unilever and Astrazeneca.

      The companies hold annual general meetings (AGMs) his week, with votes planned on pay awards for management...

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    2. Wells Fargo Board of Directors Issues Statement on ISS Report

      Wells Fargo Board of Directors Issues Statement on ISS Report

      SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Board of Directors of Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) issued the following statement regarding today’s report on Wells Fargo by Institutional Shareholder Services (“ISS”) in connection with the April 25, 2017 Annual Meeting of Stockholders: “The extreme and unprecedented ISS voting recommendation on directors fails to recognize the active engagement of the Board and the substantial actions it has already taken to strengthen oversight and increase accoun...

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    3. Uber offers more promises to fix its toxic culture, but the CEO is staying

      Uber offers more promises to fix its toxic culture, but the CEO is staying

      Despite the dumpster fire that is Uber’s public image these days, the ride-hail company’s CEO Travis Kalanick isn’t going anywhere. That was the main takeaway from a 40-minute conference call today involving three of the company’s top female representatives: Arianna Huffington, media mogul and Uber board member; Liane Hornsey, chief human resources officer; and Rachel Holt, head of the company’s business in US and Canada.

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    4. Corporate Governance is More Important Now Than Ever

      Corporate Governance is More Important Now Than Ever

      Corporate governance, which often makes headlines for the wrong reasons, is having a bigger impact on company reputation than ever before according to new research published today by consultancy the Reputation Institute.

      A company's products and services are still the main drivers behind its reputation, but is no longer enough to win over the general public in itself. Having a broader positive influence on society has become the third biggest influence in consumer decision making...

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    5. Deutsche Bank Shares Slide as it Cuts Bonuses and Announces Another Cashcall

      Deutsche Bank Shares Slide as it Cuts Bonuses and Announces Another Cashcall

      Under the cosh German lender Deutsche Bank (ETR: DBK) has taken an axe to executive pay in a bid to shore up its problematic balance sheet, it emerged on Monday. The bank, Germany's biggest, revealed it paid out around €500mln bonuses last year. That was down a hefty 77% from the €2.4bn bonus pot in 2015...

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    6. Tesco Chairman: White Men are an 'Endangered Species' on UK Boards

      Tesco Chairman: White Men are an 'Endangered Species' on UK Boards

      The chairman of Tesco, John Allan, has warned white men everywhere that they are an "endangered species" on UK boards and that to get to the top they are going to have to work "twice as hard" as women and ethnic minorities.

      Despite sitting three executive boards himself (he is also chairman of Barratt Developments, and a non-executive director at Worldpay), Allan has said that in the workplace "the pendulum has swung" away from white men...

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    7. Apple Shareholders are Demanding More Diversity, but the Company is Fighting Back

      Apple Shareholders are Demanding More Diversity, but the Company is Fighting Back

      Silicon Valley has a long way to go on diversity, but most tech companies would argue that they're making progress. Intel beat its initial hiring goals; Microsoft is tying executive compensation to diversity success; and Google says it's made changes to remove pay inequality, even though the diversity of its workforce has remained flat...

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    8. Two Cardiology Experts Join CARMAT’s Board of Directors as Independent Members

      Two Cardiology Experts Join CARMAT’s Board of Directors as Independent Members

      CARMAT, the designer and developer of the world's most advanced total artificial heart project, aiming to provide a therapeutic alternative for people suffering from end-stage biventricular heart failure, today announces that CARMAT’s Board of Directors has decided to co-opt Jean-Luc Lemercier and Dr. Michael Mack as independent directors...

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