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say no to faux: the ethics of fake fur   
February 28, 2019
Source: i-d.vice.com - The US Sustainable Apparel Coalition ranked acrylic 39 out of 48 on its list of fabrics with the worst effect on the environment. Yet fakes are having a fashion moment. Shrimps, a London-based label, creates coats that look like...
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We Like The Discount On Macy's Shares   
February 27, 2019
Source: Seeking Alpha - It's also part of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index and a member of the Sustainable Apparel Coalition, and has a number of other important sustainability initiatives. We believe Macy's is being ...
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Activision Blizzard, EA Included in List of "Most Overpaid CEOs"   
February 27, 2019
Source: Comicbook.com - As You Sow is responsible for the list of “The 100 Most Overpaid CEOs 2019,” a group with the goal of promoting social corporate responsibility through shareholder advocacy and other means.
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Stocks Turn Lower On Kashmir Tensions; Yen Climbs: Markets Wrap   
February 27, 2019
Source: Investor's Business Daily - The Stoxx Europe 600 index opened broadly lower following four sessions of gains. The downward move came after S&P futures fell, equities came off their highs in Japan and Hong Kong shares erased an advance. Pakistani fighter...
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UPDATE 1-European shares snap 3-day winning streak; Beiersdorf warnings hurts consumer staples   
February 27, 2019
Source: CNBC - The pan-European STOXX 600 index was down 0.6 percent at 1007 GMT after hitting its highest level since the beginning of October a day earlier. All continental bourses were in the red. The export-heavy FTSE 100 lagged the broader...
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European shares snap three day winning streak; Air-France KLM, Beiersdorf sink   
February 27, 2019
Source: Reuters - The pan-European STOXX 600 index was down 0.6 percent at 0857 GMT, snapping three days of gains after hitting its highest level since the beginning of October a day earlier. All continental bourses were in the red. The...
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Global Markets: India-Pakistan tensions spread from Asia to European markets   
February 27, 2019
Source: Yahoo News - After about an hour of trading, the pan-European STOXX 600 was down about 0.5 percent. All the main regional indexes were in the red. U.S. stock futures for the S&P 500 were down 0.1 percent. Earlier, Pakistan said it had...
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Corporate Governance Expert Paul Hodgson Appointed GMI Spokesperson   
February 27, 2019
Source: Yahoo Finance - PORTLAND, ME--(Marketwire - 05/31/11) - GovernanceMetrics International (GMI), the independent leader in global corporate governance and ESG, today announced that it has appointed renowned governance and executive compensation...
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The Cost of Combining the CEO and Chairman Roles   
February 27, 2019
Source: Harvard Business Review - That same year, though, a more obscure study from GovernanceMetrics International, highlighted by the Harvard Law School Forum, approached the question from a different angle, tracking not just the effects but the costs of...
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Governance Champs Outperform the Market   
February 27, 2019
Source: CFO - Good corporate governance seems to pay. A group of 26 companies that got the highest score from GovernanceMetrics International’s twice yearly corporate governance ratings outperformed the S&P 500 Index. The...
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