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WPIX 11 New York
Inside Rikers Island: a look at violence and corruption in the complexRikers Island has been described by some as 'the worst place on Earth.' Since
Inside Rikers Island: a look at violence and corruption in the complex
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 19 hours ago
Rikers Island has been described by some as 'the worst place on Earth.' Since it was established in 1932, it has become a place notorious for violence within the walls -- where inmates attack inmates, inmates attack correction officers, and... Read more
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Daily Mail
New York City to embark on annual count of street homelessMore than 3,500 volunteers to fan out across New York City so they can complete
New York City to embark on annual count of street homeless
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
More than 3,500 volunteers to fan out across New York City so they can complete annual count of homeless people living on the streets The canvass, known as the HOPE Count, is getting extra attention this year as the nation's largest city grapples... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
New York City to embark on annual count of street homelessNEW YORK (AP) — Thousands of volunteers will fan out across New York City on Mo
New York City to embark on annual count of street homeless
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted yesterday
NEW YORK (AP) — Thousands of volunteers will fan out across New York City on Monday for the city's annual one-night count of homeless people living on the streets. The canvass, known as the HOPE Count, is getting extra attention this year as the... Read more
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NBC News
Nomination Process 'Flawed' Says Candidates for Chinatown Assembly SeatYuh-Line Niou, who is running for the New York State Assembly seat Sheldon Silv
Nomination Process 'Flawed' Says Candidates for Chinatown Assembly Seat
NBC News / Posted yesterday
Yuh-Line Niou, who is running for the New York State Assembly seat Sheldon Silver held for nearly four decades before his conviction on corruption charges last year, shocked attendees at a packed Democratic committee meeting Sunday afternoon when she... Read more
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Eye Witness News
New York steps up efforts on crane safety after deadly collapse New York's mayor unveiled a series of new policies governing the use of const
New York steps up efforts on crane safety after deadly collapse
Eye Witness News / Posted 2 days ago
New York's mayor unveiled a series of new policies governing the use of construction booms. Emergency workers converge at the scene of a collapsed crane in a roadway in lower Manhattan... Read more
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NBC New York
NYC Embarks on 1-Night Count of City's Street HomelessThousands of volunteers will fan out across New York City for the city's annual
NYC Embarks on 1-Night Count of City's Street Homeless
NBC New York / Posted 2 days ago
Thousands of volunteers will fan out across New York City for the city's annual one-night count of homeless people living on the streets. The canvass on Monday night, known as the HOPE Count, is getting extra attention this year as the nation's... Read more
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TribLIVE
New York steps up efforts on crane safety after deadly collapse | TribLIVE Neighborhoods NEW YORK — New York Mayor Bill de Blasio on Sunda
New York steps up efforts on crane safety after deadly collapse
TribLIVE / Posted 2 days ago
| TribLIVE Neighborhoods NEW YORK — New York Mayor Bill de Blasio on Sunday released a series of new policies governing... Read more
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The Forward
Mayor Bill De Blasio Steps Up Crane Safety After Collapse That Killed 'Angel'New York Mayor Bill de Blasio on Sunday unveiled a series of new policies gover
Mayor Bill De Blasio Steps Up Crane Safety After Collapse That Killed 'Angel'
The Forward / Posted 2 days ago
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio on Sunday unveiled a series of new policies governing the use of construction booms in the United States’ largest city, after a deadly crane collapse in Manhattan that killed a Jewish man remembered as an “absolute... Read more
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Reuters
New York steps up efforts on crane safety after deadly collapseA construction crane is seen on top of cars along the street in downtown Manhat
New York steps up efforts on crane safety after deadly collapse
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
A construction crane is seen on top of cars along the street in downtown Manhattan in New York, February 5, 2016. Emergency responders respond to the scene of a 565-foot-tall crane that toppled and flipped upside down, stretching along nearly two... Read more
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The Forward
Remarkable Life of 'Angel' David Wichs Ends in Flash of Manhattan Crane CollapseDavid Wichs’ remarkable life of achievement and Jewish compassion started in Co
Remarkable Life of 'Angel' David Wichs Ends in Flash of Manhattan Crane Collapse
The Forward / Posted 2 days ago
David Wichs’ remarkable life of achievement and Jewish compassion started in Communist Czechoslovakia 38 years ago. He came to Brooklyn with his parents, earned a doctorate in math from Harvard and lived in a brownstone on the upper West Side, not... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
Deadly crane collapse in ManhattanNEW YORK - A construction crane collapsed in lower Manhattan during a swirling
Deadly crane collapse in Manhattan
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted 2 days ago
NEW YORK - A construction crane collapsed in lower Manhattan during a swirling snowstorm on Friday, killing one person, injuring three others and crushing cars parked in the street. Hundreds of emergency workers responded after the 565-foot-tall... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
Neighbors and leaders call for in-depth investigation into crane collapse in TriBeCaTRIBECA, Manhattan — NYC has pages of regulations related to cranes. As require
Neighbors and leaders call for in-depth investigation into crane collapse in TriBeCa
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 3 days ago
TRIBECA, Manhattan — NYC has pages of regulations related to cranes. As required, an inspector was on the scene as it was being secured before the crash Friday morning. The investigation is continuing this weekend. Federal investigators are also... Read more
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The Forward
Remarkable Life of Orthodox 'Angel' Ends in Flash of Manhattan Crane CollapseDavid Wichs’ remarkable life of achievement and Jewish compassion started in Co
Remarkable Life of Orthodox 'Angel' Ends in Flash of Manhattan Crane Collapse
The Forward / Posted 3 days ago
David Wichs’ remarkable life of achievement and Jewish compassion started in Communist Czechoslovakia 38 years ago. He came to Brooklyn with his parents, earned a doctorate in math from Harvard and lived in a brownstone on the upper West Side, not... Read more
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dna
Huge construction crane collapses in Manhattan, one killedA construction crane collapsed in lower Manhattan during a swirling snowstorm o
Huge construction crane collapses in Manhattan, one killed
dna / Posted 4 days ago
A construction crane collapsed in lower Manhattan during a swirling snowstorm on Friday, killing one person, injuring three others and crushing cars parked in the street. Hundreds of emergency workers responded after the 565-foot-tall crane toppled... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
NYC crane accident followed several others in recent yearsA construction crane collapse that killed one person and injured three others F
NYC crane accident followed several others in recent years
KHQ Spokane / Posted 4 days ago
A construction crane collapse that killed one person and injured three others Friday in New York City followed a number of crane accidents in recent years in the nation's biggest city. A look: - March 2008: A nearly 200-foot-tall crane fell as it... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
Comptroller says deadly NYC crane collapse could have been prevented; Investigation may take monthsTRIBECA, Manhattan — The investigation into what went wrong to cause a 56-story
Comptroller says deadly NYC crane collapse could have been prevented; Investigation may take months
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 4 days ago
TRIBECA, Manhattan — The investigation into what went wrong to cause a 56-story crane to collapse began at virtually the same moment it hit the ground. Even though the owner of the crane, the Bay Crane Company, and its operator, Galasso... Read more
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Salon.com
NYC crane accident followed several others in recent yearsNEW YORK (AP) — A construction crane collapse that killed one person and injure
NYC crane accident followed several others in recent years
Salon.com / Posted 4 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) — A construction crane collapse that killed one person and injured three others Friday in New York City followed a number of crane accidents in recent years in the nation’s biggest city. A look: — March 2008: A nearly 200-foot-tall... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
NYC crane accident followed several others in recent yearsNEW YORK (AP) - A construction crane collapse that killed one person and injure
NYC crane accident followed several others in recent years
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 4 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) - A construction crane collapse that killed one person and injured three others Friday in New York City followed a number of crane accidents in recent years in the nation's biggest city. A look: March 2008: A nearly 200-foot-tall crane... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Council approves pay raise for city's elected officialsCITY HALL -- The Council voted to raise wages for all of the city's elected off
Council approves pay raise for city's elected officials
Staten Island Advance / Posted 4 days ago
CITY HALL -- The Council voted to raise wages for all of the city's elected officials for the first time in a decade on Friday. Council members will get a 32 percent pay hike to an annual salary of $148,500. The raises were coupled with a series of... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
De Blasio: Cops shot in Bronx had 2 years on forceSTATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The following are Mayor Bill de Blasio's remarks to medi
De Blasio: Cops shot in Bronx had 2 years on force
Staten Island Advance / Posted 4 days ago
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The following are Mayor Bill de Blasio's remarks to media on the shooting of two police officers in the Bronx, delivered at Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center, also in the Bronx: "Thank you very much, Commissioner. Our... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
A worthy crusade on behalf of special ed kidsA lot of New Yorkers have been and remain skeptical about the value of having t
A worthy crusade on behalf of special ed kids
Staten Island Advance / Posted 5 days ago
A lot of New Yorkers have been and remain skeptical about the value of having the position of Public Advocate in city government. Critics say the post is unnecessary with five borough presidents, 51 City Council members and an army of local state... Read more
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Times Newsweekly
HOMELESS SHELTERS ENRICHING LANDLORDS Since taking office more than two years ago, Mayor de Blasio and the Departme
HOMELESS SHELTERS ENRICHING LANDLORDS
Times Newsweekly / Posted 6 days ago
Since taking office more than two years ago, Mayor de Blasio and the Department of Homeless Services (DHS) have converted at least nine hotels into homeless shelters, most of them in Queens and Brooklyn. There... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Groundhog Day 2016 decision: Staten Island Chuck says ...STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- No mayor, no shadow. Staten Island Chuck predicted an e
Groundhog Day 2016 decision: Staten Island Chuck says ...
Staten Island Advance / Posted 7 days ago
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- No mayor, no shadow. Staten Island Chuck predicted an early spring at the Staten Island Zoo on Tuesday. The groundhog emerged from his spacious glass enclosure as city and state officials looked on along with dozens of Staten... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
City's pension problems go beyond operational issuesLast week, Comptroller Scott Stringer released a report saying that his own off
City's pension problems go beyond operational issues
Crain's New York Business / Posted 7 days ago
Last week, Comptroller Scott Stringer released a report saying that his own office’s oversight of the investments of the city’s $161 billion pension system is teetering on an operational failure. Stringer should fix his management dysfunction, but he... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Council to vote on pay raises for city's elected officialsCITY HALL -- All city elected officials would get a pay raise for the first tim
Council to vote on pay raises for city's elected officials
Staten Island Advance / Posted 8 days ago
CITY HALL -- All city elected officials would get a pay raise for the first time in a decade under legislation the Council will vote on this week. Members of the City Council will get a 32 percent raise to an annual salary of $148,500. All raises,... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Zoo finds de Blasio's Groundhog Day replacementCITY HALL -- The Staten Island Zoo found Mayor Bill de Blasio's Groundhog Day r
Zoo finds de Blasio's Groundhog Day replacement
Staten Island Advance / Posted 8 days ago
CITY HALL -- The Staten Island Zoo found Mayor Bill de Blasio's Groundhog Day replacement in the Cuomo administration. Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul will be the officiating dignitary at the Groundhog Day ceremony on Tuesday, the Zoo and an official with... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
NY to expand inspections, audits of homeless sheltersALBANY -- The state Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance has launched
NY to expand inspections, audits of homeless shelters
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 9 days ago
ALBANY -- The state Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance has launched an inspection of homeless shelters statewide and created new regulations to strengthen the agency’s oversight. The inspection began on Wednesday and aims to ensure... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
City's pension problems go beyond operational issuesLast week, Comptroller Scott Stringer released a report saying that his own off
City's pension problems go beyond operational issues
Crain's New York Business / Posted 9 days ago
Last week, Comptroller Scott Stringer released a report saying that his own office’s oversight of the investments of the city’s $161 billion pension system is teetering on an operational failure. Stringer should fix his management dysfunction, but he... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Council pay hike vote | Outsourcing Rikers reform | Zika virus arrivesAt least seven New Yorkers have returned to the U.S. with the Zika virus though
Council pay hike vote | Outsourcing Rikers reform | Zika virus arrives
Crain's New York Business / Posted 10 days ago
At least seven New Yorkers have returned to the U.S. with the Zika virus though there’s little chance of the virus spreading here Council to vote on horses and pay hikes The City Council is scheduled to vote Feb. 5 on Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plan to... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
New York to expand inspections of homeless sheltersALBANY — The state Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance has launched a
New York to expand inspections of homeless shelters
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
ALBANY — The state Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance has launched an inspection of homeless shelters statewide and created new regulations to strengthen the agency’s oversight. The inspection began Wednesday and aims to ensure shelters... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
De Blasio's absence won't cast shadow over Groundhog DayCITY HALL -- Mayor Bill de Blasio's absence won't cast a shadow over Staten Isl
De Blasio's absence won't cast shadow over Groundhog Day
Staten Island Advance / Posted 13 days ago
CITY HALL -- Mayor Bill de Blasio's absence won't cast a shadow over Staten Island Chuck's spotlight. Organizers are undeterred by the mayor's decision to skip the Staten Island Zoo's Groundhog Day ceremony next Tuesday to campaign for Hillary... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Hell's Kitchen development project | De Blasio heading to Iowa for Clinton | NYC pension fund problemsThe New York City Economic Development Corp. is expected to announce today plan
Hell's Kitchen development project | De Blasio heading to Iowa for Clinton | NYC pension fund problems
Crain's New York Business / Posted 13 days ago
The New York City Economic Development Corp. is expected to announce today plans to open bidding for two development sites bounded by 10th Avenue and West 40th and West 41st streets. The city wants to raze most of the block and build apartments,... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Hell's Kitchen development project | De Blasio heading to Iowa for Clinton | NYC pension fund problemsThe New York City Economic Development Corp. is expected to announce today plan
Hell's Kitchen development project | De Blasio heading to Iowa for Clinton | NYC pension fund problems
Crain's New York Business / Posted 13 days ago
The New York City Economic Development Corp. is expected to announce today plans to open bidding for two development sites bounded by 10th Avenue, between West 40th and West 41st streets. The city wants to raze most of the block and build apartments,... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
De Blasio quadruples down on outsourcing Rikers reformAfter an initial $1.7 million consulting stint at Rikers Island, consulting col
De Blasio quadruples down on outsourcing Rikers reform
Crain's New York Business / Posted 16 days ago
After an initial $1.7 million consulting stint at Rikers Island, consulting colossus McKinsey will be paid more than four times as much by the de Blasio administration to "accelerate and sustain" a safety plan in city jails, records show. The... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Understanding Cuomo and de Blasio's poisoned relationship [in 5 steps]Tensions between City Hall and Albany are nothing new, but the feud between May
Understanding Cuomo and de Blasio's poisoned relationship [in 5 steps]
Crain's New York Business / Posted 19 days ago
Tensions between City Hall and Albany are nothing new, but the feud between Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo is unprecedented in many ways. New York’s two most powerful politicians have tussled over everything from Ebola to prekindergarten,... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Understanding Cuomo and de Blasio's poisoned relationship [in 5 steps]Tensions between City Hall and Albany are nothing new, but the feud between May
Understanding Cuomo and de Blasio's poisoned relationship [in 5 steps]
Crain's New York Business / Posted 20 days ago
Tensions between City Hall and Albany are nothing new, but the feud between Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo is unprecedented in many ways. New York’s two most powerful politicians have tussled over everything from Ebola to prekindergarten,... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Cost-cutting at big banks | De Blasio approval rating | Palin endorses TrumpThe biggest U.S. banks face a number of problems, including an ongoing slump in
Cost-cutting at big banks | De Blasio approval rating | Palin endorses Trump
Crain's New York Business / Posted 20 days ago
The biggest U.S. banks face a number of problems, including an ongoing slump in oil prices, turmoil in China’s economy and regulatory burdens. Many bank executives and shareholders expect less demand in the first quarter for key services such as... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Mayor has yet to fulfill his housing promises. That may be a good thingMayor de Blasio is trying to catch up with promises made as a candidate Candid
Mayor has yet to fulfill his housing promises. That may be a good thing
Crain's New York Business / Posted 21 days ago
Mayor de Blasio is trying to catch up with promises made as a candidate Candidate de Blasio’s promises were outlined in his 2013 policy book, One New York, Rising Together. The new housing programs, outlined in a 103-page report released five months... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
De Blasio tells lot owners to put up or pay upIf carried out, the idea would affect more than 10,500 lots in the five borough
De Blasio tells lot owners to put up or pay up
Crain's New York Business / Posted 21 days ago
If carried out, the idea would affect more than 10,500 lots in the five boroughs, with the largest concentration on Staten Island. Call it Exhibit A. On part of an irregularly shaped block in the Highbridge section of the Bronx, a chain-link fence... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
De Blasio has yet to fulfill his housing promises. That may be a good thingMayor de Blasio is trying to catch up with promises made as a candidate Candid
De Blasio has yet to fulfill his housing promises. That may be a good thing
Crain's New York Business / Posted 21 days ago
Mayor de Blasio is trying to catch up with promises made as a candidate Candidate de Blasio’s promises were outlined in his 2013 policy book, One New York, Rising Together. The new housing programs, outlined in a 103-page report released five months... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
White men in boardrooms: Apple among companies targeted in $841b diversity pushTony Maldonado was just 15 when he posed a question that's nettling some deep p
White men in boardrooms: Apple among companies targeted in $841b diversity push
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 22 days ago
Tony Maldonado was just 15 when he posed a question that's nettling some deep pockets in the stock market. Now his father is taking on Apple with a 'burdensome' proposal. White men in boardrooms: Apple among companies targeted in $841b diversity... Read more
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WA Today
'How come everyone on the board is white?'Diversity in the boardroom -- or rather, the lack of it -- has been embraced by
'How come everyone on the board is white?'
WA Today / Posted 26 days ago
Diversity in the boardroom -- or rather, the lack of it -- has been embraced by more investors as a metric for making investment decisions. Photo: Fairfax Tony Maldonado was just 15 when he posed a question that's nettling some deep pockets in the... Read more
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Brisbane Times
'How come everyone on the board is white?'Diversity in the boardroom -- or rather, the lack of it -- has been embraced by
'How come everyone on the board is white?'
Brisbane Times / Posted 26 days ago
Diversity in the boardroom -- or rather, the lack of it -- has been embraced by more investors as a metric for making investment decisions. Photo: Fairfax Tony Maldonado was just 15 when he posed a question that's nettling some deep pockets in the... Read more
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The Age
'How come everyone on the board is white?'Diversity in the boardroom -- or rather, the lack of it -- has been embraced by
'How come everyone on the board is white?'
The Age / Posted 26 days ago
Diversity in the boardroom -- or rather, the lack of it -- has been embraced by more investors as a metric for making investment decisions. Photo: Fairfax Tony Maldonado was just 15 when he posed a question that's nettling some deep pockets in the... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
'How come everyone on the board is white?'Diversity in the boardroom -- or rather, the lack of it -- has been embraced by
'How come everyone on the board is white?'
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 26 days ago
Diversity in the boardroom -- or rather, the lack of it -- has been embraced by more investors as a metric for making investment decisions. Photo: Fairfax Tony Maldonado was just 15 when he posed a question that's nettling some deep pockets in the... Read more
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Canberra Times
'How come everyone on the board is white?'Diversity in the boardroom -- or rather, the lack of it -- has been embraced by
'How come everyone on the board is white?'
Canberra Times / Posted 26 days ago
Diversity in the boardroom -- or rather, the lack of it -- has been embraced by more investors as a metric for making investment decisions. Photo: Fairfax Tony Maldonado was just 15 when he posed a question that's nettling some deep pockets in the... Read more
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