New York City Comptroller Touts Progress in Latest Corporate Governance Push

New York City Comptroller Touts Progress in Latest Corporate Governance Push

Get the DealBook newsletter to make sense of main enterprise and coverage headlines — and the power-brokers who form them.__________ The New York City comptroller, Scott M. Stringer, began pushing firm boards to revamp their company governance practically 4 years in the past. Since then, that mission has broadened from giving traders extra energy to […]

A Champion of Responsible Investing Takes On the Gun Industry

A Champion of Responsible Investing Takes On the Gun Industry

Calvert, which was acquired by Eaton Vance in 2016, at the moment has roughly $14 billion in property and owns $2.6 million value of Kroger shares. Mr. Streur needed administration to know “if they weren’t going to stop selling guns to kids,” he would file a decision to take it to a shareholder vote. The […]

New Goldman Sachs Fund Will Track Paul Tudor Jones’s Feel-Good Companies

New Goldman Sachs Fund Will Track Paul Tudor Jones’s Feel-Good Companies

Laurence Fink, a co-founder of BlackRock, the biggest funding supervisor on the earth, with over $6 trillion beneath administration, told chief executives in a letter this 12 months, “To prosper over time, every company must not only deliver financial performance, but also show how it makes a positive contribution to society.” Mr. Jones got here […]

Cosmetics Retailer Lush Drops Campaign Against Undercover British Police

Cosmetics Retailer Lush Drops Campaign Against Undercover British Police

The retailer, which has 930 shops world wide, stated firstly of the marketing campaign that it didn’t intend to criticize Britain’s police drive as a complete, or day-to-day cops. “It is about a controversial branch of political undercover policing that ran for many years before being exposed,” the corporate said in the statement. Founded in […]

Google Promises Its A.I. Will Not Be Used for Weapons

Google Promises Its A.I. Will Not Be Used for Weapons

Google has bet its future on synthetic intelligence, and firm executives consider the know-how might have an effect corresponding to the event of the web. Google promotes the advantages of synthetic intelligence for duties like early prognosis of ailments and the discount of spam in electronic mail. But it has additionally skilled among the perils […]

Facebook Tried to Rein In Fake Ads. It Fell Short in a California Race.

Facebook Tried to Rein In Fake Ads. It Fell Short in a California Race.

“We believe the process we put in place is a solid step, but we also know that initially there will be instances where we don’t catch ads that should have been labeled and the authorization process wasn’t completed by the person placing the ad,” Mr. Leathern mentioned within the name. The Fourth District race has […]

8,000 Starbucks Stores Begin to Shut for Worker Anti-Bias Training

eight,000 Starbucks Stores Begin to Shut for Worker Anti-Bias Training

“Starbucks is where you relax, check your emails, do a little homework, chill. For it to be closed today is going to hurt a lot of things,” stated Mr. Luster, who’s black. “When I read about those two guys in Philadelphia, it made me feel like blacks can’t go nowhere.” Starbucks teamed up with the […]

Google’s File on Me Was Huge. Here’s Why It Wasn’t as Creepy as My Facebook Data.

Google’s File on Me Was Huge. Here’s Why It Wasn’t as Creepy as My Facebook Data.

Google has much more information about us than Facebook. Yet in contrast to Mark Zuckerberg’s social networking empire, which has been below fireplace for improperly leaking consumer information, Google has sidestepped controversy. You could surprise: Why is that? After all, we flip to Google for not solely our web searches but additionally for our emails, […]

Sturm Ruger Shareholders Adopt Measure Backed by Gun Safety Activists

Sturm Ruger Shareholders Adopt Measure Backed by Gun Safety Activists

Institutional Shareholder Services, an advisory agency, had beneficial that traders assist the proposal, describing it as a push for “concrete evidence that the board is properly assessing risks to the company’s long-term viability.” But Brian G. Rafn, a principal at Morgan Dempsey Capital Management who has labored with Ruger’s institutional traders for many years, mentioned […]