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    2. KKR Expands Board Diversity at Its U.S.-Based Businesses

      KKR Expands Board Diversity at Its U.S.-Based Businesses
      (Bloomberg) -- KKR Co. added at least two diverse directors to the board of every company it controls in the U.S., part of a bigger push to expand its focus on underrepresented groups. About 30% of directors on the boards of KKR-owned American companies are now women or ethnic minorities, according to an investor letter obtained by Bloomberg...
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    3. Question of The Week -- August 20, 2020

      Question of The Week -- August 20, 2020
      The average size of a corporate board in the U.S. is now 9.2 directors -- and that number has come down during the past decade. As the decrease in the number of directors serves as an impediment to board refreshment and overall diversification, should NYSE and NASDAQ require a minimum board size (beyond the listing requirement that an Audit Committee have at least 3 members)?
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    4. Many of Massachusetts’s Biggest Companies Do Not Have a Single Black Board Member

      Many of Massachusetts’s Biggest Companies Do Not Have a Single Black Board Member
      Change in Corporate America often begins in the board room, and by that measure, the biggest public companies in Massachusetts have a long way to go when it comes to appointing Black directors. Of the 100 largest public companies in the Commonwealth, close to two-thirds do not have a single Black board member, according to analysis by BoardProspects, an online platform that specializes in corporate director and advisory board searches...
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    5. When It Comes To Diversity, Watch What CEOs Do, Not What They Say

      When It Comes To Diversity, Watch What CEOs Do, Not What They Say
      We read about it almost every day that a diverse workplace environment improves performance. This phenomenon exists as a relatively recent development, as diversity and inclusion only came about as a term after WWII when then President Trumanrequired the integration of the armed forces. Truman was roundly criticized for his decision, now considered bold and morally courageous...
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    1. We would like you to set out how you intend to make genuine progress to improving board diversity. We therefore ask you to set out what actions the board is taking to ensure that substantial progress is made to meet the Hampton-Alexander 2020 targets.
      In UK: FTSE 350 Firms Under Fire Over ‘unacceptable’ Lack of Female Directors
    2. Often when we engage with companies on the issue of board diversity we hear that the biggest challenge is a lack of suitable female candidates.
      In Investor State Street Uses Financial Clout to Get More Women to the Top
    3. While our board has determined not to make a recommendation either in favour of or opposed to the shareholder proposal, we believe that our current practices and recent enhancements to our new director candidate selection process support board diversity.
      In With No Women on its Board, Shareholder Calls for Diversity Policy at Tim Hortons owner RBI