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    2. May Courts Business Seeking to Avoid Brexit Exodus

      May Courts Business Seeking to Avoid Brexit Exodus
      Prime Minister Theresa May set out plans to get big business behind her Brexit strategy on Monday, toning down plans to put workers on company boards and promising to spend billions of pounds on science, technology and research. In return, May told business leaders at a conference hosted by the Confederation of British Industry, that they needed to keep up their own investment, embrace corporate governance reforms and help spread ...
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    3. Rising Executive Pay 'Threatening Reputation of Big Business'

      Rising Executive Pay 'Threatening Reputation of Big Business'
      Executive pay has become too high and risks damaging the reputation of big business, according an influential fund management group which has drawn up ideas for reform that could reduce the overall remuneration package of top bosses. Hermes Investment Managment published a paper that showed that the average pay of a chief executive could be cut ...
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    4. Revalued: An Activist for the Poor Joins Pepsi’s Board. Is That Ethical?

      Revalued: An Activist for the Poor Joins Pepsi’s Board. Is That Ethical?
      The company haslobbied againstpublic health legislation,funded effortsto play down the obesity epidemic, sourcedpalm oilfrom conflict zones and been accused ofengagingin deceptivemarketing practices. They are saying they want these problems solved, while at the same time lobbying against public health legislation that would help ...
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    5. Why Should Your Business Care About Social Responsibility?

      Why Should Your Business Care About Social Responsibility?
      Ten years ago, only a handful of Fortune 500 companies issued sustainability reports. Now, a large number of businesses --large and small --have integrated corporate social responsibility as part of their daily business routines. Today, more consumers than ever are demanding that companies change their practices,become more transparent andcommunicative and take a more hands-on approach to making the world a better place ...
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    6. The Secret Life of a Corporate Responsibility Director: I Point Businesses Toward Their Moral Compass

      The Secret Life of a Corporate Responsibility Director: I Point Businesses Toward Their Moral Compass
      Youd be forgiven for thinking it all sounds a bit wishy-washy, but corporate responsibility and sustainability are increasingly serious issues to businesses, and the wider public, apparently. Research suggests that up to 60% of consumers would pay more for environmentally or socially responsible products. Interestingly, the proportion of people who actually pay more for these products is significantly lower ...
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    7. Warren Buffett: Earnings Guidance Can Lead to Corporate Malpractice

      Warren Buffett: Earnings Guidance Can Lead to Corporate Malpractice
      The practice of telling Wall St what to expect from earnings can distort management's priorities. Warren Buffett, who is among business executives pushing for improved corporate governance, said that the practice of telling Wall Street what to expect from quarterly earnings can distort management's priorities ...
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    8. To Compete Better, States Are Trying to Curb Noncompete Pacts

      To Compete Better, States Are Trying to Curb Noncompete Pacts
      In todays on-your-own economy, workers are urged to be entrepreneurial job hoppers, constantly adapting and searching for the next opportunity. But an estimated 30 million Americans nearly one fifth of the nations work force are hobbled by so-called noncompete agreements, fine print in their employment contracts that keeps them from working for corporate rivals in their next job ...
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