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Common Language around Sexual Harassment

By Jane Randel This Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) is like no other. That’s because sexual assault and sexual harassment are front and center in ways they have never been before. Now that we are more open about these issues, however, there is a new challenge on...

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Considering ESG in the Investment Process

By Robbie Karp Investors increasingly use Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) criteria to screen investments. Management, boards of directors, investors, customers, and employees often demand that companies not just make profits, but also be good corporate...

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Time’s Up: Now We Need to Change the Conversation

By Jane Randel Hallelujah! #MeToo is not only sticking around, but inspiring campaigns against sexual harassment like #AfterMeToo and the celebrity-driven Time’s Up campaign, which was a big focus at the Golden Globes. In the past, our flea-like attention spans have...

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From #MeToo to #WhatsNext

By Jane Randel Every day there are new stories of well-known men accused of sexually harassing or assaulting their female colleagues. After the initial “shock,” the focus turns to the penalty and how these men will be punished for their actions. Beyond losing their...

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In the news: Sweatshops, Slavery and GCs

Roberta Karp was one of the early in-house pioneers tasked with trying to eliminate child labor from her company operations. Read more about her work in the Inside Counsel article by Stephanie Forshee:  Roberta Karp will never forget the call. It was 1994 and someone...

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Philanthropy 101

“When you know one foundation, you know one foundation.” That’s what I heard repeatedly as I set out to learn “the recipe” to running an impactful private foundation. After meeting with some of the biggest and most prestigious foundations, I learned the truth: there...

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