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Online sports betting sites score as NFL season gets under way

10 Sep 2019

BOSTON Top online sports betting services reported strong consumer interest with the start of the National Football League's new season, a key driver for the fast-growing sites.

Online sports betting sites score as NFL season gets under way

10 Sep 2019

BOSTON, Sept 9 Top online sports betting services reported strong consumer interest with the start of the National Football League's new season, a key driver for the fast-growing sites.

Vanguard seeks more boardroom diversity and wants details

31 Aug 2019

BOSTON Top mutual fund manager Vanguard Group Inc will ask companies about the gender, age and race of their directors, adding pressure on U.S. companies to diversify their leadership.

Critics accuse U.S. CEOs of contradicting pledge to work for more than shareholders

30 Aug 2019

BOSTON A pledge by top CEOs to work for more than shareholders drew criticism on Friday from investor activists, who accused the corporate leaders of contradicting their inclusive message by lobbying against social and environmental reform efforts.

Vanguard seeks more boardroom diversity and wants details

30 Aug 2019

BOSTON, Aug 30 Top fund manager Vanguard Group Inc will ask companies about the gender, age and race of their directors, adding pressure on U.S. companies to diversify their leadership.

Investors embrace ESG investing but don't target gun stocks

09 Aug 2019

BOSTON Two new BlackRock Inc funds that exclude gun makers are off to slow starts as socially-minded investors embrace other products addressing a wide range of issues like environmental and governance concerns, according to flow data at the world's largest asset manager.

Climate activists find warmer reception at shareholder meetings

11 Jul 2019

BOSTON Climate activists found companies more receptive to steps like cutting emissions or buying clean power this year, a new tally of shareholder resolutions shows, a trend proponents said undercuts the case for proxy rule changes sought by business groups.

Facebook investors seek independent chair, citing vote tally

04 Jun 2019

BOSTON Public pension fund leaders on Tuesday called for separating the chairman and chief executive officer positions at Facebook Inc, both held by co-founder Mark Zuckerberg, citing a vote that showed strong support for the idea among outside investors in the world's largest social media company.

Facebook investors seek independent chair, citing vote tally

04 Jun 2019

BOSTON, June 4 Public pension fund leaders on Tuesday called for separating the chairman and chief executive officer positions at Facebook Inc, both held by co-founder Mark Zuckerberg, citing a vote that showed strong support for the idea among outside investors in the world's largest social media company.

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