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Walmart CEO Doug McMillon to lead Business Roundtable

The Business Roundtable, the group representing corporate America’s interest in Washington, has a new chairman – Walmart CEO Doug McMillon. The appointment of McMillon comes at a seminal time for both Business Roundtable and Walmart, the country’s largest retailer and private employer. Last month, Business Roundtable said that America’s corporations are responsible for improving society by serving…

Virginia’s Bennett passes on raise, invests in university’s athletics department

Heading into his 11th season as the University of Virginia’s men’s basketball coach, Tony Bennett, was offered a raise that he declined. He suggested the money be used instead to pay his staff more and make improvements to his program and other Virginia athletic teams.  Lunchtime Conversations:             How can we encourage more selfless acts like…