Are Women Leaders Less Corrupt? No, But they Shake Things Up

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Corruption Are women leaders less corrupt? No, but they shake things up Trust Law, December 4, 2012 By Stella Dawson It is almost a cliché that getting more women into power is a good way to tackle corruption. Women, the argument goes, are less likely to take bribes or put …

UK Companies Act Provides Guidance for Investment Fiduciaries

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An article from Sustainable Financial Markets Posted: 20 Apr 2011 10:41 AM PDT Catherine Howarth and Christine Berry write: There’s a fundamental inconsistency at the heart of the UK corporate governance framework. Company directors’ duties under the Companies Act are based on the concept of ‘enlightened shareholder value’: the UK …