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    1. ValueAct’s Jeffrey Ubben Buys BP and Says Oil Company Can Be ‘Part of the Solution’

      ValueAct’s Jeffrey Ubben Buys BP and Says Oil Company Can Be ‘Part of the Solution’

      As the sustainable investing movement gains traction investors have increasingly shied away from traditional energy stocks. But ValueAct Capital’s Jeffrey Ubben believes that oil and gas companies that are working to clean up their operations can belong in portfolios focused on sustainable companies...

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    2. Analyst Says FedEx Plunge Leaves Bellwether Vulnerable to the Once Unthinkable: An Activist

      Analyst Says FedEx Plunge Leaves Bellwether Vulnerable to the Once Unthinkable: An Activist

      “Face plant” and “awful” aren’t descriptors CEOs want to hear after reporting quarterly profit numbers. But FedEx’s fiscal second-quarter results were so bad — the profit decline so steep — that such severe language is not only justified, but it wouldn’t be surprising to see an activist investor build a stake in the global shipper, one notable analyst proposed...

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    3. Boardrooms Need More Millennials. Here's How to You Can Get Started

      Boardrooms Need More Millennials. Here's How to You Can Get Started

      Boardroom diversity — or the lack of it — has become a hot button issue for organizations as they face growing pressure to better reflect their workforce and wider society. Until now, that conversation has centered largely on gender and race — where much work remains to be done. But, increasingly, age is also becoming an important metric of representation...

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    4. Carl Icahn's son Brett is the Leading Candidate to Take Over his Hedge Fund

      Carl Icahn's son Brett is the Leading Candidate to Take Over his Hedge Fund

      Carl Icahn, billionaire activist investor, waits for Donald Trump, president and chief executive of Trump Organization Inc. and 2016 Republican presidential candidate, not pictured, to speak at an election night event in New York, U.S., on Tuesday, April 19, 2016. Victor J. Blue | Bloomberg | Getty Images Billionaire investor Carl Icahn is moving his office from New York to Florida early next year, and plans to eventually hand over the hedge fund to his son, Brett...

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    5. WeWork Doesn’t Have a Single Woman Director, According to IPO Filing

      WeWork Doesn’t Have a Single Woman Director, According to IPO Filing

      It’s 2019, and a $47 billion company is going public with an all-male board of directors. WeWork’s parent known formally as the We Company disclosed who comprises its board in an initial public offering prospectus early on Wednesday. Among the seven members, not a single one is female. The company was most-recently valued privately at $47 billion although it’s unclear if they’ll receive the same price tag from the public markets...

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