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Top U.S. index fund firms backed ‘overpaid’ CEOs: study   
February 28, 2020
Source: The Globe and Mail - As You Sow defined the 100 “most overpaid” CEOs of the S&P 500 by comparing their compensation with shareholder returns over the past five years, the level of shareholder support for the pay ...
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Mining executives can use inspiring climate narratives to engage stakeholders   
February 28, 2020
Source: Bizcommunity - and the Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB), groups that evaluate and score how well companies address climate impacts and adhere to reporting initiatives (e.g., the Transition Pathway ...
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News related to 'Thinkathons and Hackathons: How new ways of thinking could solve the plastics problem'   
February 28, 2020
Source: Edie - Available to watch on demand: edie's TCFD webinar with Landsec, Avara Foods and CDSB Experts from Avara Foods, Landsec and the Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB) discussed how businesses should interact with the...
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CEO salaries are growing at an unprecedented pace   
February 28, 2020
Source: Axios - In response to this trend of overvalued execs, social responsibility nonprofit As You Sow released its latest report on the most overpaid CEOs of S&P 500 companies. What it means: The list is a calculation based on the chief...
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Corporate watchdog pegs Centene, CVS CEOs as among most overpaid   
February 28, 2020
Source: Healthcare Dive - As You Sow estimates he is overpaid by $12.6 million. The watchdog looked at total disclosed compensation reported under SEC requirements, including equity and stock option awards. It then ...
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Federal News Network: Whistleblower Groups Urge Congressional Action on MSPB Nominees   
February 28, 2020
Source: Whistleblower - The Project on Government Oversight, Government Accountability Project, American Civil Liberties Union and Union of Concerned Scientists are among the organizations who wrote to House and Senate leaders on Tuesday. The groups,...
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Top U.S. index fund firms backed 'overpaid' CEOs -study   
February 28, 2020
Source: YAHOO! - As You Sow defined the 100 "most overpaid" CEOs of the S&P 500 by comparing their compensation with shareholder returns over the past five years, the level of shareholder support for the pay and ...
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Some lawmakers say greenhouse gas agreement will cost Pennsylvania jobs   
February 28, 2020
Source: The Meadville Tribune - State Rep. Daryl Metcalfe, a Republican from Butler, said that moving to the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative will cost jobs by motivating power companies to shutter Pennsylvania power plants and invest in neighboring states,...
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Emissions strategy to look beyond renewables to 'next challenges'   
February 28, 2020
Source: Sydney Morning Herald - Loading Investor Group on Climate Change policy director Erwin Jackson told an emissions policy forum at the Australian National University on Wednesday investors were wary of the Australian energy market because "the government...
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Virginia moves toward joining cap-and-trade program   
February 28, 2020
Source: Washington Post - RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia lawmakers have given final approval to a measure that will make the state a full participant in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, a multistate carbon cap-and-trade program. The House and...
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