To avoid joining a board bound for disaster, start by asking yourself these questions.
Would your board be ready to respond if a large shareholder asked the company to join the more than 450 U.S. public companies that have adopted proxy access?
Now that Trian's Nelson Peltz has won a seat on the Proctor & Gamble, it's time for the board and Peltz to work together to move the company forward.
This experienced board observer sees a lot happening, but P&G's “too close to call” case doesn’t constitute a trend. At least not yet.
This is a high-level summary of three key corporate governance and executive compensation topics that ISS included in its 2018 Policy Survey.