This Type of Whistle-Blower Protection Just Isn’t Needed

By Marilyn Della-Badia Jill Aitoro of the Washington Business Journal reported on Jan. 25, 2013, that there’s some concern in the government procurement community that a new law to protect defense contractor employees who blow the whistle on their own companies for procurement fraud doesn’t go far enough. The concern is that contractors don’t receive […]

Investors Join Push for Women on Corporate Boards

Advocates for more women on corporate boards have conducted economic studies on the effect of diversity on boards. They have spoken out, issued press releases, organized peer groups, taught courses, and held seminars. Why not use the power of investment as well? Earlier this month, a group of institutional investors did just that. Investors controlling […]

Why So Few Women on Corporate Boards? Some Experts Speak Out

Recently, the AS/COA Women’s Hemispheric Network, which promotes the economic empowerment of women in business and other professions in the Western Hemisphere, asked six senior-level women why the appointment of women to corporate boards has been so slow in coming and what needs to be done to pave the way for increased equality in the boardroom. […]