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Ross Kerber

Exclusive: Chevron, investor reach deal on Myanmar shareholder resolution

Apr 11 2019

BOSTON/HOUSTON Chevron Corp will put a focus on human rights in Myanmar under an agreement with an investor group that had urged it to pay more attention to violence in the Asian nation where the U.S. oil company has operations.

Investor activists will campaign against Sturm Ruger directors

Apr 09 2019

BOSTON Investor activists said on Monday they will campaign to unseat two directors at gunmaker Sturm Ruger & Co, citing what they called its resistance to their concerns after shareholders won a battle over safety at last year's annual meeting.

RPT-U.S. blocks Amazon efforts to stop shareholder votes on facial recognition

Apr 05 2019

April 4 U.S. securities regulators shot down attempts by Amazon.com Inc to stop its investors from considering two shareholder proposals about the company's controversial sale of a facial recognition service, a sign of growing scrutiny of the technology.

U.S. blocks Amazon efforts to stop shareholder votes on facial recognition

Apr 05 2019

U.S. securities regulators shot down attempts by Amazon.com Inc to stop its investors from considering two shareholder proposals about the company's controversial sale of a facial recognition service, a sign of growing scrutiny of the technology.

AIG paid CEO Duperreault $20.9 million in 2018: filing

Apr 02 2019

Insurer American International Group Inc said on Tuesday it paid Chief Executive Officer Brian Duperreault $20.9 million in 2018 while also outlining a series of reforms to its pay practices in the face of shareholder criticism.

Why some green investors are passing on Uber and Lyft

Apr 02 2019

BOSTON/SAN FRANCISCO Some environmentally focused investors are not ready to buy into Lyft Inc or Uber Technologies Inc, worried about the climate impact of this year's two most closely watched initial public offerings.

Union fund adviser CtW questions Lyft's path to profitability ahead of IPO

Mar 21 2019

NEW YORK/BOSTON Union pension fund adviser CtW Investment Group said on Thursday Lyft Inc "faces an all-but-insurmountable barrier" to profitability due to issues with the ride-hailing company's pricing strategy and new regulations driving costs higher.

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