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    1. Carl Icahn: Challenging the Imperial Boardroom

      Carl Icahn:  Challenging the Imperial Boardroom

      I'm no political scientist, but it doesn't take a genius to understand that voting is crucial to democracy. When things aren't going well, citizens can vote the leaders out. A lot of blood has been shed for these rights, and while democracy isn't perfect, to paraphrase Winston Churchill, it's far better than any other system of government...

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    2. Google’s Calico Could Pose a Conflict for Apple Chairman Arthur Levinson

      Google’s Calico Could Pose a Conflict for Apple Chairman Arthur Levinson

      Silicon Valley titans Apple and Google have always had a complicated relationship. Once close allies, the two companies have adopted an increasingly hostile posture toward each other as the battle for mobile device supremacy has escalated. But as recently as 2009, Apple and Google actually shared two prominent board members, including Google’s then-CEO Eric Schmidt. From 2006 until 2009, Schmidt ...

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    3. GMI Ratings and FTSE Encouraged by Initial Signs Linking Enhanced Forensic Accounting Measures to Index Performance

      NEW YORK & NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GMI Ratings, the leading provider of research on environmental, social, governance (ESG) and accounting-related risks affecting the performance of public companies, today announced that executives from GMI and from leading index provider, FTSE, will be speaking today at GMI’s Conference: The Future of Corporate Reform. GMI’s President and CEO ...

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    4. ICA Becomes Part of the Dow Jones Sustainability Emergi.

      (BMV:ICA) (NYSE:ICA), the largest infrastructureand construction company in Mexico, announced today that it has been selectedto be a component of the Dow Jones Sustainability Emerging Markets Index, whichis part of the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI), for 2013-2014. The 450 companies selected by the DJSI from more than 3,300 companies worldwidemeet economic, environmental, social, and corporate governance criteria. Empresas ICA, S.A.B.

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    5. PwC Releases Annual Corporate Directors Survey Findings on Topics of Regulatory and Enforcement Environment, Strategy ...

      PwC Releases Annual Corporate Directors Survey Findings on Topics of Regulatory and Enforcement Environment, Strategy ...

      Many directors believe recent regulatory and enforcement initiatives have failed to achieve increased investor protections, improve public trust in the corporate sector, or enhance transparency to stakeholders, according to new data from PwC...

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    6. Executive Compensation Experts to Provide Energy Industry Insights in a Special Presentation on October 1, 2013

      Leading Executive Compensation Experts, Longnecker & Associates (“L&A”) and Vinson & Elkins LLP (“V&E”) have joined forces for a special presentation on October 1, 2013 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM CT. (PRWeb September 18, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/9/prweb11134770.htm

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    7. California Looks to Increase Female Board Representation

      California Looks to Increase Female Board Representation

      Looking to increase female representation on corporate boards of directors, California’s General Assembly recently approved Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 62 (SCR 62). The resolution aims for “equitable and diverse gender representation on corporate boards” by urging three types of directorships at public companies that include women within the next three years...

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    8. Path to Better Non-Profit Board Performance is Tied to Four Key Areas

      Path to Better Non-Profit Board Performance is Tied to Four Key Areas

      Governing a nonprofit sustainably is complex, and requires knowledge, judgment, skills and leadership. While some nonprofits have effective boards that perform well, and therefore advance the mission of the organization, many fail to use their boards wisely.   With a modest amount of effort in the following four interrelated areas nonprofits could do much better...

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