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Dec 01, 2022
Games company Unity hires general counsel
San Francisco-based tech firm Unity has hired Anirma Gupta as senior vice president and general counsel. In her new role, she reports directly to Unity CEO John Riccitiello. Gupta was previously chief legal officer at 3D printing technology company Carbon, where she advised the company and board on business strategy, managing global compliance and legal issues associated with a growth stage company. Before her time with Carbon, Gupta was general counsel, chie...
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Nov 30, 2022
Governance in 2023: Value(s) added
Large US companies continue to face pressure to take public positions on a range of political and social issues such as reproductive rights and racial equity. Some of those that have done so may think twice about doing so again after feeling the hot breath of pushback from lawmakers or the internet.  But investors and shareho...
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Nov 29, 2022
ImmunoGen hires legal chief
Nasdaq-listed ImmunoGen has hired Daniel Char as senior vice president and chief legal officer. Char previously worked at Evelo Biosciences as general counsel and corporate secretary, providing counsel and operational support on business and legal issues such as business development, commercialization, healthcare fraud and intellectual property. Before joining Evelo, he was associate general counsel and assistant secretary at Smith+Nephew, having previously b...
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Nov 28, 2022
SNC-Lavalin appoints general counsel
Montreal-based SNC-Lavalin has appointed Andrée-Claude Bérubé as executive vice president and general counsel, effective December 1. Bérubé will report to president and CEO Ian Edwards. Bérubé joined the company in 2020 as associate general counsel and corporate secretary. ‘She has been working closely with the board of directors and the business to improve the company’s governance practices and move SNC-Lavalin closer to best-in-class standards,’ the c...
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Nov 25, 2022
ESG disclosures: The red flags investors look for
‘When we’re looking at ESG and sustainability reports, I’d say the big red flags are lots of case studies, lots of qualitative information, not much quantitative information and lots of pictures,’ said Nick Spooner, climate change engagement specialist at Robeco. ‘Those are all indications that a company doesn’t have very much to say.’ ...
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Nov 24, 2022
Key takeaways from the ESG Integration Forum – Europe
Leading IR, sustainability and governance professionals gathered in London this week to share insights and expertise on ESG issues facing UK and EU companies. The ESG movement is facing challenges with increased scrutiny from regulators and investors, as well as political backlash. But ESG issues remain top of mind for stakeholders and shareholders. The forum was an opportunity to hear diffe...
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