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AGB Releases New Publication Highlighting Attributes and Actions of Exemplary Higher Education Board Members

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 3:00pm

The publication outlines nine actions and attributes that individual board members should develop to better serve their institutions, systems, or foundations.

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  • The publication outlines nine actions and attributes that individual board members should develop to better serve their institutions, systems, or foundations.
  • More effective board members will ultimately result in better student outcomes and long-term prosperity for the enterprise.
  • This new publication will help board members be more effective, and I know that it will clarify responsibilities and help members add greater value to their organizations."
  • AGB is the trusted resource for board members, chief executives, and key administrators on higher education governance and leadership.

Global AI Governance Markets, 2021-2026: Focus on BFSI, Healthcare & Life Sciences, Government & Defense, and Automotive - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 1:57pm

AI governance solutions provide an effective way for helping enterprises add AI governance capabilities into the existing architecture.

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  • AI governance solutions provide an effective way for helping enterprises add AI governance capabilities into the existing architecture.
  • North America is expected to hold the largest market size in the global AI governance market.
  • European Commission is taking various AI initiatives such as the Digital Services Act to create oversight for how internet platforms use AI.
  • This is the major driving factor for the adoption of AI governance solutions in Europe.

ASGN Releases 2020 Environmental Social Governance Report

Tuesday, March 30, 2021 - 9:15pm

ASGN Incorporated (NYSE: ASGN), one of the foremost providers of IT and professional services in the technology, digital, creative, engineering and life sciences fields across commercial and government sectors, today announced the release of its second annual Environmental Social Governance (ESG) Report.

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  • ASGN Incorporated (NYSE: ASGN), one of the foremost providers of IT and professional services in the technology, digital, creative, engineering and life sciences fields across commercial and government sectors, today announced the release of its second annual Environmental Social Governance (ESG) Report.
  • We are very pleased to release our 2020 ESG Report, said Ted Hanson, ASGNs President and Chief Executive Officer.
  • Following an unprecedented year for our company, our employees and the world, ASGNs commitment to environmental, social and governance causes has never been more important to ensuring the financial health and stability of our business.
  • We look forward to sharing our progress against these goals and all others described in our 2020 report with all of our stakeholders.

Diligent Honors Exceptional Leaders in Public Governance with Inaugural Modern Governance 100 for Community Boards Program

Monday, March 29, 2021 - 2:00pm

Diligent Corporation , the leader in modern governance, today announced the honorees of the inaugural Modern Governance 100 for Community Boards program.

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  • Diligent Corporation , the leader in modern governance, today announced the honorees of the inaugural Modern Governance 100 for Community Boards program.
  • Modern Governance 100 for Community Boards is an extension of Diligents Modern Governance 100 program that launched in 2019 to recognize top governance professionals in the corporate sector who demonstrate dedication and resiliency while driving change across their organization.
  • The publicly elected board and council members recognized by the Modern Governance 100 for Community Boards program demonstrated exceptional work throughout the year, all without losing sight of the importance of empathy and community.
  • To view the full list of the 2020 Modern Governance 100 Community Boards honorees, visit: https://info.diligent.com/community-leaders-featured/ .

TCS Group announces governance enhancements and changes to the composition of its governing bodies

Thursday, March 25, 2021 - 2:04pm

Limassol,Cyprus-25March2021.TCS Group Holding PLC(LI: TCS, MOEX: TCSG) ("Company"),Russia'sleading provider of online financial and lifestyle services via its Tinkoff ecosystem, announces new governance enhancementsandchanges to the composition of its governing bodies.

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  • Limassol,Cyprus-25March2021.TCS Group Holding PLC(LI: TCS, MOEX: TCSG) ("Company"),Russia'sleading provider of online financial and lifestyle services via its Tinkoff ecosystem, announces new governance enhancementsandchanges to the composition of its governing bodies.
  • -Oliver Hughes appointed Executive Director on the newly expandedTCS Group Board of Directorstolead key governance and growth strategic initiatives.
  • Oliver will continue in his long-standing role as CEO ofTCS Group, managing the business and Group operations.
  • The composition of the three governing bodies of TCS Group are reported below.

Rights and Issues Investment Trust PLC: AGM Result

Wednesday, March 24, 2021 - 6:23pm

Rights and Issues Investment Trust PLC: AGM Result

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  • Rights and Issues Investment Trust PLC: AGM Result
    Dissemination of a Regulatory Announcement, transmitted by EQS Group.
  • The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.
  • Rights and Issues Investment Trust plc announces that at the Annual General Meeting of the Company duly convened and held today, 24 March 2021, all Resolutions put to shareholders were passed on a poll.
  • The full text of each resolution can be found in the Annual Report and Accounts for the year ended 31 December 2020, which is available at: https://www.maitlandgroup.com/investment-data/rights-and-issues-investme...
    In accordance with listing rule 9.6.2 a copy of the resolutions has been submitted to the National Storage Mechanism, and will shortly be available for inspection at: https://www.fca.org.uk/markets/primary-markets/regulatory-disclosures/na...
    Proxy votes received in favour of the resolutions were as follows:

Hosting Solutions and Library Consulting Accredited by the Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations, Earns Seal of Excellence

Tuesday, March 23, 2021 - 4:11pm

PANO evaluates fundamental values such as honesty, integrity, fairness, respect, trust, responsibility, and accountability, all of which are inherently important in the nonprofit world.

Key Points: 
  • PANO evaluates fundamental values such as honesty, integrity, fairness, respect, trust, responsibility, and accountability, all of which are inherently important in the nonprofit world.
  • HSLC's programs and services, management, and financial practices were subjected to in-depth examination prior to earning accreditation.
  • Maryam Phillips, Executive Director of HSLC comments, "The Standards for Excellence program accreditation publicly affirms HSLC's commitment to excellence in both governance and operations.
  • HSLC is a tax exempt nonprofit whose mission is to deliver technical solutions and consulting services to libraries.

Report Looks At The Six Key Corporate Governance Trends For 2021

Monday, March 22, 2021 - 5:28pm

MADRID, March 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The pandemic will accelerate 2020's governance trends this year, particularly those centred on addressing environmental and social challenges.

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  • MADRID, March 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The pandemic will accelerate 2020's governance trends this year, particularly those centred on addressing environmental and social challenges.
  • S&P Global Ratings looks at the year ahead for corporate governance in its "Six Key Corporate Governance Trends For 2021," published today on RatingsDirect.
  • It was very much a litmus test for governance and created a lot to draw on for 2021.
  • We see six key trends dominating the corporate governance narrative in 2021:
    Diversity will continue to dominate the corporate governance agenda.

Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020

Wednesday, March 24, 2021 - 12:00am

Originated in the House of Commons, session 2019-21

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Originated in the House of Commons, session 2019-21
A Bill to make provision about companies and other entities in financial difficulty; and to make temporary changes to the law relating to the governance and regulation of companies and other entities.

DGAP-News: K&E Treuhand GmbH: Wirecard AG (In Administration) - Notice regarding the Vote Without Meeting by the Scrutineer

Sunday, March 14, 2021 - 8:00pm

K & E Treuhand GmbH in its capacity as Scrutineer hereby informs that Noteholders representing 41.32% and thus less than 50% of the outstanding Notes have registered for the Voting.

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  • K & E Treuhand GmbH in its capacity as Scrutineer hereby informs that Noteholders representing 41.32% and thus less than 50% of the outstanding Notes have registered for the Voting.
  • The Scrutineer has thus determined that no quorum has been reached to validly take resolutions.
  • Noteholders are asked to abstain from casting their votes; no votes will be counted, and no resolution can be passed.
  • The Scrutineer intents to invite Noteholders to a physical meeting in due course.