Governance

What millennials want from their CEOs: Activism

Americans, on the whole, aren’t so sure how they feel about chief executives speaking up about social issues such as climate change or President Trump’s travel ban. Some like the idea, especially if they agree with the CEO, making them more likely to buy products from a company with which they …

Millennials

Top CEOs Make 271 Times More Than the Average American

John LightIn 2016, CEOs at America’s largest firms made, on average, 271 times more than the average US worker. Fifty years ago, that ratio was …

Social Justice

India Inc pay gap: CEOs earn up to 1200 times of average staff

A huge pay gap between CEOs and other employees at Indian companies has come to the fore, with the biggest listed blue-chip firms doling out to their …

Business (India)

​5 tips for technology companies when preparing for an IPO - Boston Business Journal

RSM Audit Partner Bob Burke<p>Few events during the life of a technology company are more celebrated than the initial public offering (IPO). Whether the …

Boston

Major company CEOs made 271 times the typical US worker in 2016

CEO pay may not be quite as high as it once was, but the numbers still dwarf the pay earned by the typical worker.Chief executives of America’s 350 …

Equality

British Cycling votes to accept governance reforms

British Cycling will retain £43m in public funding after its national council approved governance reforms in an extraordinary general meeting.<p>A 75% majority was required to pass the changes, demanded by sports minister Tracey Crouch to make governing bodies more independent and diverse.<p>As part of …

Cycling

Press Release: The Conference Board Leading Economic Index(R) (LEI) for France Increased

The Conference Board Leading Economic Index(R) (LEI) for France Increased<p>PR Newswire<p>NEW YORK, July 21, 2017<p>NEW YORK, July 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index(R) (LEI) for France increased 0.4 percent in May 2017 to 113.2 (2010=100).<p>The Conference Board Coincident …

Ignite Academy Trust reprimanded over 'significant failings' in financial management and governance

An academy trust has been reprimanded for “significant failings and weaknesses in financial management and governance arrangements” following an …

Education (UK)

Overdose Victim's Dad Rallies Teamsters in Fight With McKesson - Bloomberg

Travis Bornstein took to the stage last summer at the International Brotherhood of Teamsters’ annual convention in Las Vegas to talk about his son …

Johnson & Johnson

Tesla just welcomed this CEO to its board. Here’s why it’s a big deal for Silicon Valley

Tesla has bucked its trend of appointing mostly men to its board of directors. And the move could mark a new direction for other Silicon Valley …

Silicon Valley

BHP chair-elect Ken MacKenzie meets investors, promises strong capital focus

Australian institutional shareholders have welcomed Ken MacKenzie's unusual step of meeting with big investors before starting in his role as BHP …

British Dressage

last updated on July 21, 2017 13:02<p><b>On behalf of British Dressage, British Eventing, British Showjumping, The British Horse Society and The Pony …

Dressage

Villanova's Scholz resigns as editor of Hypatia in wake of disgraceful behavior by the Associate Editors regarding Rebecca Tuvel's article

The Hypatia Board of Directors issued the following statement: It is with disappointment and regret that the Board of Directors of Hypatia has …

Philosophy

How CEOs Can Take Back Authority From A Controlling Board Of Directors

Sometimes, even the boss has to deal with a boss.<p>A CEO’s relationship with his or her board of directors can be challenging, especially if he or she built their own company from scratch and are used to having the final say. Any time you put driven, hard-working, strong-willed people in a room …

Leadership

Resignations hit Reality Changers board amid dispute with charity founder

Several board members of the San Diego nonprofit Reality Changers have resigned in protest of founder Christopher Yanov, saying he has resisted …

San Diego

U.S. lawyers suing Volkswagen get $300 million in fees, costs

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A federal judge on Friday approved $125 million in fees and costs for lawyers who sued Volkswagen AG (VOWG_p.DE) on behalf of U.S. owners of 88,000 3.0 liter diesel vehicles over excess emissions.<p>That is on top of $175 million in fees and costs approved by U.S. District Judge …

News (U.S.)

2017 USA Swimming Governance Assessment & Recommendations Overview

This September at the United States Aquatic Sports Convention in Dallas, TX, the USA Swimming Board of Directors will vote to finalize proposed …

Swimming

Swiss Inc. Shaken Up by Laws Emboldening Activist Investors - Bloomberg

Mark Schneider, chief executive officer of Nestle SA, had a prescient message when he spoke at a German consumer goods forum last month.<p>“Size alone …

Business

Ian McPhee understands CPA member anger, outlines limit of panel report

The head of the panel looking at the way CPA Australia is run has sympathised with members angry at the state of the embattled accounting body but …

Top CEOs Make More in Two Days Than An Average Employee Does in One Year

While it's no surprise that CEOs make a lot of money, the actual pay gap between top chiefs and rest of America's biggest earners is startling: The …

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

Why All Shareholder Voices, Even Passive Ones, Matter

The popularity of index funds and passive investing strategies continues to grow in America. Their collective assets have swelled to more than $6 trillion in recent years. This surge has reignited the long-running debate about whether active or passive investment approaches should reign supreme in …

Finance

A Portfolio Of Long/Short Pairs Based On Pay For Performance

Long/short pairs selected based on pay for performance.<p>15 long/short pairs, matched by sub-industry and size, with predicted annualized excess return …

Data Science

Omnicom Group Adds Former TEGNA CEO To Its Board

Omnicom Group has appointed Gracia Martore, the former President and CEO of TEGNA (FKA Gannett) to its board of directors as an independent member, …

Advertising Industry

British Equestrian: Chief executive Clare Salmon quits over 'serious concerns'

<b>Clare Salmon has resigned as British Equestrian Federation chief executive over "serious concerns" about the "culture and governance" of the organisation.</b><p>The BEF said it will conduct an independent investigation in response to Salmon's comments.<p>Chair Joanne Shaw said the BEF will review its …

One Year Later: How ANA Members Are Addressing Media Transparency Issues

One year ago, the ANA (Association of National Advertisers) released two landmark reports on the critical issue of transparency in the digital media …

Advertising

How your boss’ salary is calculated differently to yours

Recent reports have highlighted the disparity in remuneration between CEOs and workers – and while commentators have called for greater regulation of …

News (South Africa)

Barclays hires ex-Royal Mail exec as finance chief

Barclays has hired Matthew Lester, the Royal Mail’s outgoing finance director, to join the British bank’s board as a non-executive director after the …

Hayward quits Russian-backed energy group L1

Sky News has learnt that Mr Hayward, who left BP in the aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon disaster in 2010, is to step down as a member of the …

UK News

'It still happens' - white men dominate ASX boards

There was something else aside from Anne Ward's decades of commercial law and financial services experience that helped her land a spot on the board …

Diversity

Good governance is alpha and omega of success

Dr Prieur du PlessisParmi Natesan<p>Once often seen as a compliance burden, corporate governance is maturing into a critical tool for building …

Corporate Governance