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Council of Institutional Investors: The Voice of Corporate Governance Podcast

CII’s podcast is one of many platforms CII offers members to access timely information and perspectives and to increase public attention to critical issues and developments in corporate governance and capital markets. The target audience for our podcast is CII Members, other institutional investors, public companies, securities lawyers, proxy [...]

Cheddar: 2022 Disability Equality Index

Text Transcript This segment is brought to you by JPMorgan Chase advancing and empowering people with disabilities to drive inclusion forward. Now a new report is helping companies be more inclusive with those with disabilities. As the 2022 Disability Equality Index Report is out now and it captures data [...]

Chairwoman Waters and Chairman Brown Urge SEC to Include Disability Disclosure

Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) and Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) urge SEC Chair Gary Gensler to require diversity disclosure reporting including disability status. Letter states future rulemaking related to human capital management and diversity should include disability status. This week, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Financial [...]

Bloomberg Law: Disability Advocates Seek Inclusion in SEC Board Diversity Rules

The SEC is warming up to calls to include people with disabilities in diversity reporting requirements for public company boards. Allison Lee, the longest-tenured Democratic commissioner on the Securities and Exchange Commission, said there’s merit to counting individuals with disabilities as diverse members of boards, as women and ethnic [...]

Newsweek: It’s Time to Include Disability in All Corporate Diversity Requirements

When the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission gave the green light to Nasdaq for its new board diversity reporting initiative, it rightfully included women, racial and ethnic minorities, and LGBTQ+ individuals. But people with disabilities were left out. The argument from Corporate America against including disability in corporate diversity [...]

Forbes: Nasdaq’s Snub To Boardroom Disability Inclusion Initiative — A Missed Opportunity

Last week, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission placed its stamp of approval on a Nasdaq initiative that largely sidelines people with disabilities when it comes to boardroom diversity reporting. Arriving less than 2 weeks after the U.S. celebrated the 31st anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the [...]

Responsible Investor Daily ESG Briefing: SEC Approves Nasdaq’s Corporate Board Diversity Push

The Securities and Exchange Commission has approved Nasdaq’s push to require companies listed on the stock exchange to meet certain minimum diversity targets on their boards. View the Full Article Disclaimer: Viewer must have a subscription to view full article.

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