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    1. Opinion: Black Power in the Boardroom is Leading the Fight for Justice

      Opinion: Black Power in the Boardroom is Leading the Fight for Justice

      Black business leaders' efforts to stop voter suppression in the wake of Georgia's recently enacted voting bill illustrate the vanishing separation between protest and politics in America today. They also embody the work of Georgia's most famous civil rights activist, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Over 70 Black executives , led by former American Express CEO Ken Chenault, signed a letter released at the end of March that pressed corporate America to take a stand on voting rights, one of the central moral and political issues in the United States today. "The new law and those like it are ...

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    2. Will Nasdaq’s Diversity Rules Harm Investors?

      Will Nasdaq’s Diversity Rules Harm Investors?

      In December 2020, Nasdaq asked the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to approve new diversity rules. The aim is for Nasdaq-listed firms to have at least one director self-identifying as female and another self-identifying as an underrepresented minority or LGBTQ+. To avoid forced delisting, a firm must “diversify or explain”: either have two such diverse directors, or say why it does not. Nasdaq also wants firms to disclose every director’s self-identified race, gender, and LGBTQ+ status...

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    3. Want Progress on Diversity? Link it to Your CEO’s Pay

      Want Progress on Diversity? Link it to Your CEO’s Pay

      Last June, as the nation convulsed with protests against racial inequality and the police killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and too many others, Nike was in the same predicament as much of corporate America—pledging to help rectify society’s mistreatment and exclusion of Black people, while simultaneously being called out for its own failings on that front...

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    4. Harvard Law Professor Warns Nasdaq's Proposed Board Diversity Rule Would Harm Investors

      Harvard Law Professor Warns Nasdaq's Proposed Board Diversity Rule Would Harm Investors

      Jesse Fried is the Dane Professor of Law at the Harvard Law School. He and Lucian Bebchuk wrote the book, Pay without Performance: the Unfulfilled Promise of Executive Compensation, a critical assessment of corporate governance and executive compensation. A few days ago, he posted a paper that challenges what many, including Nasdaq, regard as an incontrovertible fact - board diversity improves financial performance...

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