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    1. PepsiCo Puts Trian Business Advisor On Board

      PepsiCo Puts Trian Business Advisor On Board

      Leading the push for separating the company’s two businesses was the activist investor Nelson Peltz, CEO of Trian Partners hedge fund, which holds a 1.19% stake in PepsiCo. Last year, Peltz said that the company’s stock could be worth $144 a share following a hypothetical spin-off. On the other hand, PepsiCo remained committed to deriving cost benefits from synergies between the two businesses, which the company says range between $800 million and $1 billion annually...

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    2. I'm With Stupid: The Management Mistakes That Attract Activist Investors

      I'm With Stupid: The Management Mistakes That Attract Activist Investors

      Activist investors have always had a fair bit of notoriety. And over the last year, their reps have evolved as they have become “increasingly involved in the financial, operational and management sides of the businesses in which they invest,” according to the latest Shareholder Activism Insight Report from the law [...]

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    3. Why Human Resources Executives Can Be The Stewards Of Compensation

      Why Human Resources Executives Can Be The Stewards Of Compensation

      A Q&A with DHR International and Farient Advisors On November 4, 2014, Jerry McGrath, DHR International’s Global Human Resources Practices Leader, invited me to join him at the Harvard Club in New York City for a Chief Human Resources (CHRO) executive breakfast. With more than 30 HR executives in attendance, we [...]

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    4. Reputational Risk in the Boardroom: Natixis' Trustees Face a Moment of Judgment

      Reputational Risk in the Boardroom: Natixis' Trustees Face a Moment of Judgment

      This article is by Mark Rogers, the founder and chief executive of BoardProspects.com. President George Washington once said, “Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation; for it is better to be alone than in bad company.” More than 200 years later, these words of wisdom offer a [...]

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    5. 'Protecting Long-Term Interests Of Stakeholders Is Fiduciary Duty'

      'Protecting Long-Term Interests Of Stakeholders Is Fiduciary Duty'

      "Until recently there have been two separate worlds. There are experts in the fields of corporate governance, those who focus on compensation and other boardroom issues - and there has been the sustainability universe, which includes investors. Now we are beginning to see a convergence" says Bob Eccles, Professor of [...]

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    6. Corporate 'Sustainability' Is Corporate 'Excellence'

      Corporate 'Sustainability' Is Corporate 'Excellence'

      Erika Karp, CEO of Cornerstone Capital, uses 'corporate sustainability' and 'corporate excellence' interchangeably. She is not alone, as her view that sustainability "should be core to the business, and not in a corner" continues to gain credence among investors and in corporate boardrooms. In Rome this week she has been working in [...]

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    7. Talking To Investors About Pricing In Corporate Governance Risks

      Talking To Investors About Pricing In Corporate Governance Risks

      Anyone in denial about the growing importance of corporate governance, environmental and social factors in setting the direction of business needs to start talking to investors.Some 90% of institutional investors from across the UK and Europe believe fund managers should price in corporate governance risks as a core part of [...]

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