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    1. Responsible Companies Are Outperforming Amid COVID-19. Why?

      Responsible Companies Are Outperforming Amid COVID-19. Why?

      The first quarter of 2020 marked the end of an 11-year bull market and was characterized by volatility. While the entire market has been rocked by the pandemic, it appears that sustainable funds based on environmental, social and governance — or ESG — ratings proved relatively stable over the first quarter of 2020...

       

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    2. Human Capital: Key Findings from a Survey of Public Company Directors

      Human Capital: Key Findings from a Survey of Public Company Directors

      The focus on human capital and talent in corporate governance is intensifying, as more stakeholders—led by large institutional investors—seek to understand how companies are integrating human capital considerations into the overarching strategy to create long-term value. After all, a company’s intangible assets, which include human capital and culture, are now estimated to comprise a significant portion of a company’s market value...

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    3. Tips for Audit Committees During the Pandemic

      Tips for Audit Committees During the Pandemic

      Strategy and Governance Audit committees have a critical role to play for companies in a business environment that has been severely disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic. In addition to their fiduciary responsibilities for overseeing the external auditor and financial statements, audit committees can contribute valuable oversight duties in areas such as risk management, cybersecurity, and operations and culture...

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    4. Tesla’s Newest Board Member Talks About Changing The World Through Japan’s $1.5 Trillion Pension Fund

      Tesla’s Newest Board Member Talks About Changing The World Through Japan’s $1.5 Trillion Pension Fund

      By putting environmental, social, and governance (ESG) at the heart of the world’s largest pension fund’s investments, Hiromichi Mizuno (known as Hiro) not only rocked the world of traditional pension finance but also had a profound impact on the cause of socially responsible investing...

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    5. Why Amazon, Facebook, Disney Saw Their Chiefs Retake Control

      Why Amazon, Facebook, Disney Saw Their Chiefs Retake Control

      Over the past few months, some of the world’s biggest companies’ CEOs have reasserted themselves in ways they haven’t in the past. Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg has “jumped into action steering Facebook ( FB ) into a high-profile campaign,” the Wall Street Journal recently wrote after consolidating power on Facebook’s board last December. Bob Iger, the longtime CEO of Disney ( DIS ), retired from top management in February, postponing something that he had planned to do for many years...

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    6. WeWork v. SoftBank: A $3 Billion Battle Involving Two Ailing Companies that were on Top of the World Just 9 Months Ago

      WeWork v. SoftBank: A $3 Billion Battle Involving Two Ailing Companies that were on Top of the World Just 9 Months Ago

      Who could possibly blame SoftBank for walking away last month from its $3 billion tender offer for WeWork shares— part of a $9.5 billion bailout package it signed last October? SoftBank Group ( SFTBY ) is the Tokyo-based, publicly traded conglomerate founded by entrepreneur and investor Masayoshi Son in 1981. Son, who still runs the company, made his name and fortune with early bets on Yahoo in 1995; Chinese e-commerce behemoth Alibaba Group ( BABA ) in 1999; and Japanese telecom companies...

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    7. Corporate Governance, B.C./A.D.

      Corporate Governance, B.C./A.D.

      Corporate governance, B.C. (Before Coronavirus): A rock concert-sized crowd of shareholders packs into an arena in Omaha every year to hear from Warren Buffett (and buy discount Hanes underwear and other Berkshire Hathaway products). Corporate governance, A.D. (After Disruption): Businesses sit empty, the economy contracts, and companies must adjust the way their organizations operate, often on the fly...

       

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