Corporate governance

Cockroach Labs Appoints Former Amazon General Counsel Michelle Wilson to Board of Directors

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Monday, August 15, 2022 - 2:00pm

NEW YORK, Aug. 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Cockroach Labs, the company behind the leading cloud-native distributed SQL database CockroachDB, today announced Michelle Wilson, former SVP and General Counsel for Amazon, will be joining its Board of Directors as the first independent director. Her arrival to Cockroach Labs aligns with the company's explosive growth in the cloud database market.

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  • NEW YORK, Aug. 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Cockroach Labs , the company behind the leading cloud-native distributed SQL database CockroachDB, today announced Michelle Wilson, former SVP and General Counsel for Amazon, will be joining its Board of Directors as the first independent director.
  • Her arrival to Cockroach Labs aligns with the company's explosive growth in the cloud database market.
  • "Michelle brings a wealth of experience from both operational and board director roles.
  • She will be an essential member of our board and we are grateful to have her wisdom," said Spencer Kimball, CEO and Co-Founder of Cockroach Labs.

L&T Technology Services appoints Nandini P. Nair as Global General Counsel

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Monday, August 15, 2022 - 12:00pm

L&T Technology Services Limited, a global leading pure-play engineering services company, today announced the appointment of Nandini P. Nair as the companys Global General Counsel.

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  • L&T Technology Services Limited, a global leading pure-play engineering services company, today announced the appointment of Nandini P. Nair as the companys Global General Counsel.
  • As part of her role, Nandini will oversee all legal matters including immigration, work site and legal compliance, labor and employment, litigation and contracts.
  • We welcome Nandini on board and remain committed to our resolve of conducting our global businesses adhering to all rules of law.
  • L&T Technology Services Limited is a listed subsidiary of Larsen & Toubro Limited focused on Engineering and R&D (ER&D) services.

Good.Lab Releases ESG Materiality Assessment Software Tool

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Thursday, August 11, 2022 - 8:00pm

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 11, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Good.Lab, an Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) data software company, has announced the launch of a Materiality Assessment Tool as part of its ESG performance software. The Materiality Assessment tool enables organizations to quickly identify and prioritize among numerous ESG topics and is considered a critical first step in successfully launching an ESG strategy.

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  • Good.Lab Releases Materiality Assessment Module as part of its Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Performance Software
    SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 11, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Good.Lab , an Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) data software company, has announced the launch of a Materiality Assessment Tool as part of its ESG performance software.
  • The Materiality Assessment tool enables organizations to quickly identify and prioritize among numerous ESG topics and is considered a critical first step in successfully launching an ESG strategy.
  • Good.Lab's ESG Performance Software, which includes the new Materiality Assessment module, empowers companies in all stages of ESG maturity from those just activating an ESG program, to companies looking to accelerate their efforts, on to those wanting to improve their ESG performance though a quantitative, data-driven methodology that aligns with common frameworks, such as ISSB, SASB and GRI.
  • Learn more about Good.Lab's Software & Materiality Assessment: https://getgoodlab.com/solutions/esg-materiality-assessment/
    Good.Lab was started to create a more equitable and sustainable economy by unleashing the power of Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance (ESG) data.

Casella Earns 2022 World Finance Sustainability Award

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Tuesday, August 9, 2022 - 4:38pm

Its an honor to have our sustainability efforts recognized as the global leader among our peers, said John W. Casella, Chairman and CEO of Casella.

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  • Its an honor to have our sustainability efforts recognized as the global leader among our peers, said John W. Casella, Chairman and CEO of Casella.
  • According to World Finance, its judges were impressed by Casellas ambitious 2030 Sustainability Goals that align with the Paris Agreement, Global Reporting Initiative, Sustainability Accounting Standards Board, CDP Disclosure, and ESG reporting.
  • Sustainability is a journey without a destination that relies on the actions of both our people and many other partners, said Casella.
  • For more information on Casellas sustainability efforts, including its progress towards ten sustainability goals for 2030 visit https://sustainability.casella.com.

Daseke Announces Appointment of Bruce Blaise to Board of Directors

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Tuesday, August 9, 2022 - 2:00pm

ADDISON, Texas, Aug. 09, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Daseke, Inc. (NASDAQ: DSKE) (Daseke or the Company), the premier North American transportation solutions specialist dedicated to servicing challenging industrial end-markets, announced today the appointment of Mr. Bruce Blaise to its board of directors, effective August 1, 2022.

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  • ADDISON, Texas, Aug. 09, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Daseke, Inc. (NASDAQ: DSKE) (Daseke or the Company), the premier North American transportation solutions specialist dedicated to servicing challenging industrial end-markets, announced today the appointment of Mr. Bruce Blaise to its board of directors, effective August 1, 2022.
  • Charles Chuck Serianni, Chairman of the Board, commented, It is a pleasure to welcome Bruce Blaise to the board of directors.
  • Bruce brings extensive operational experience in transportation that adds additional depth to this diverse expertise of Dasekes board.
  • Bruce Blaise added, With a thoughtful transformation plan now underway, its an exciting time to join the Companys board of directors.

Companies are Moving Away from Mandatory Director Retirement Policies and Pursuing Other Ways to Achieve Board Refreshment

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Monday, August 8, 2022 - 6:00pm

While mandatory turnover policies have been on the decline, the analysis reveals that substantially more companies are now conducting comprehensive board evaluationsa combination of board, committee, and individual director assessments.

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  • While mandatory turnover policies have been on the decline, the analysis reveals that substantially more companies are now conducting comprehensive board evaluationsa combination of board, committee, and individual director assessments.
  • The report includes insights and dataas recent as July 2022relating to board refreshment policies and director evaluations at S&P 500 and Russell 3000 companies.
  • "Boards can use several mechanisms to promote board refreshment, including policies that require board turnover and trigger a discussion of turnover.
  • "Another sign that age-based director retirement policies are losing ground is that companies that have such policies are increasingly building in some flexibility.

FORMER DELAWARE COURT OF CHANCERY VICE CHANCELLOR JOSEPH SLIGHTS JOINS WILSON SONSINI

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Monday, August 8, 2022 - 2:00pm

PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, the premier provider of legal services to technology, life sciences, and growth enterprises worldwide, announced today that former Vice Chancellor Joseph R. Slights III has joined the firm's litigation department as a partner in the Wilmington, Delaware, office. He will be a member of Wilson Sonsini's corporate governance practice.

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  • Prior to joining the firm, Slights served as Vice Chancellor of the Delaware Court of Chancery for six years before his recent retirement from the court.
  • He was nominated to the Court of Chancery by former Delaware Governor Jack Markell in 2016.
  • "Serving on the Delaware Court of Chancery as Vice Chancellor was a tremendous honor, and now I'm looking forward to working with Wilson Sonsini's talented team in Delaware and what I know to be an impressive national governance practice," said former Vice Chancellor Slights.
  • Before his appointment to the Superior Court of Delaware and the Delaware Court of Chancery, former Vice Chancellor Slights worked in private practice, where he focused on corporate and business litigation and alternative dispute resolution.

Passage Bio Reports Second Quarter 2022 Financial Results and Provides Recent Business Highlights

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Thursday, August 4, 2022 - 12:00pm

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    PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 04, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Passage Bio, Inc. (Nasdaq: PASG), a clinical-stage genetic medicines company focused on developing transformative therapies for central nervous system (CNS) disorders,today reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2022 and provided recent business highlights.
  • The team at Passage is driven to fulfill our vision of developing ground-breaking therapies that transform the lives of patients with CNS diseases.
  • Research and Development (R&D) Expenses: R&D expenses were $26.8 million for the second quarter ended June 30, 2022, compared to $33.1 million for the same quarter in 2021.
  • General and Administrative (G&A) Expenses:G&A expenses were $13.0 million for the second quarter ended June 30, 2022, compared to $15.4 million for the same quarter in 2021.

LG Innotek Strengthens Substantiality of ESG Management

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Friday, July 29, 2022 - 10:57am

SEOUL, South Korea, July 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- LG Innotek (CEO Cheoldong Jeong) announced on the 12th of July that it had published '2021-2022 Sustainability Report' that contains its ESG (Environmental, Social, and Corporate Governance) management activities and performance for the year. This report summarizes the efforts that the company has made after announcing the year 2021 as the first year of ESG management and reveals its future strategies for the ESG management.

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  • This report summarizes the efforts that the company has made after announcing the year 2021 as the first year of ESG management and reveals its future strategies for the ESG management.
  • LG Innotek established an ESG committee inside its board of directors last year and built a team dedicated to the ESG management this year.
  • He also added, "LG Innotek will strengthen the substantiality of its ESG management to continue to grow with its stakeholders including its customers, partner companies, and the society."
  • LG Innotek is a cutting-edge materials and components manufacturer and an affiliate of the LG group.

LG Innotek Strengthens Substantiality of ESG Management

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Friday, July 29, 2022 - 9:51am

SEOUL, South Korea, July 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- LG Innotek (CEO Cheoldong Jeong) announced on the 12th of July that it had published '2021-2022 Sustainability Report' that contains its ESG (Environmental, Social, and Corporate Governance) management activities and performance for the year. This report summarizes the efforts that the company has made after announcing the year 2021 as the first year of ESG management and reveals its future strategies for the ESG management.

Key Points: 
  • This report summarizes the efforts that the company has made after announcing the year 2021 as the first year of ESG management and reveals its future strategies for the ESG management.
  • LG Innotek established an ESG committee inside its board of directors last year and built a team dedicated to the ESG management this year.
  • He also added, "LG Innotek will strengthen the substantiality of its ESG management to continue to grow with its stakeholders including its customers, partner companies, and the society."
  • LG Innotek is a cutting-edge materials and components manufacturer and an affiliate of the LG group.