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Microsoft opens harassment investigation sought by investors

Jan. 13, 2022 20:03 PM EST

Microsoft said Thursday it is opening an inquiry into how it responds to workplace sexual harassment and gender discrimination, including its handling of allegations about co-founder Bill Gates. The review is a response to pressure from Microsoft investors. Nearly 78% of shareholders...

After shaking up Exxon's board, Engine No. 1 widens sights

Dec. 27, 2021 09:02 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Few had heard of Engine No. 1 until it shocked corporate America this year by pushing Exxon Mobil to revamp its board of directors, in part to focus more on clean energy. Now it’s bringing its active-ownership approach to the world of stock index funds, which sit at the heart of...

Insider Q&A: Arjuna Capital's Natasha Lamb

Dec. 20, 2021 09:16 AM EST

MANCHESTER-BY-THE-SEA, Mass. (AP) — When highly profitable companies like Microsoft urge shareholders to reject an activist investor's proposal to change corporate policy, investors almost always abide. So it was a shock when nearly 78% of shareholders at Microsoft's Nov. 30 annual...

Tesla officially moves headquarters from California to Texas

Dec. 01, 2021 18:11 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Tesla says it has officially moved its corporate headquarters from Silicon Valley to a large factory under construction outside of Austin, Texas. The company made the announcement late Wednesday in a filing with U.S. securities regulators. CEO Elon...