Corporate Responsibility

ValueVision Replaces CEO In Wake Of Proxy Battle

After shareholders elected several board members nominated by activist investor the Clinton Group, ValueVision said it has also appointed Mark Bozek as its new chief executive.

June 23, 2014

ValueVision, Investor Trade Barbs Before Shareholder Vote

Ahead of an annual shareholder meeting at which it hopes to win board seats, activist investor Clinton Group has made public three emails that decry management practices at ValueVision; meanwhile, ValueVision’s CEO called the allegations “simply not true and completely unfair.”

June 16, 2014

Brad Maiorino

Target Taps GM Leader As Chief Information Security Officer

Brad Maiorino, who has overseen information security at General Motors and General Electric, will join Target in the newly formed chief information security officer role.

June 10, 2014

Employees Of 3 MN Cos. Make List Of Fortune 500 "Heroes"

Employees from U.S. Bancorp, Ecolab, and Thrivent were named to Fortune’s “Heroes of the 500” list, which recognizes acts of charity and courage.

June 05, 2014

Thomas Friedman

What MN Values Mean To A Pulitzer Prize Winner (Video)

Thomas Friedman, a New York Times columnist, said he’s “always looking for Minnesota” in each of the subjects he covers.

June 02, 2014

Should Shareholders Overhaul Target’s Board Of Directors?

Twin Cities Business' Dale Kurschner recently questioned the composition of Target’s board; now, a proxy advisor is recommending that shareholders oust the majority of Target directors.

May 28, 2014

Target’s Chairman Is Out; What About the Board?

Maybe William Ackman had the right idea after all.

May 23, 2014

4 Cos. Receive Minnesota Business Ethics Awards

The Minnesota Business Ethics Awards went to Spanlink Communications, Doherty Employment Group, Marvin Windows and Doors, and Restaurant Technologies.

May 15, 2014

Target exec defends company after employee rant on Gawker

Target Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer Jeff Jones has responded to a widely discussed email from a mid-level company employee in Minnesota, which is getting a lot of attention...

May 14, 2014

Women's Economic Security Act becomes law on Mother's Day

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton signed into law a wide-ranging measure that aims at closing the gender pay gap and providing safer workplaces for women. The Women’s Economic Security Act is...

May 11, 2014

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