Tag: diversity

More Women Directors In 2018 Shows Diversity On The Rise

The public call for increased board diversity from large investment firms such as BlackRock and State Street Global Advisors this year may have had some influence on the new influx of female directors.

Challenging The Status Quo To Optimize Performance

After decades of boardroom conversations focusing on the importance of a wide mix of age, gender and ethnicity, progress on diversity has been sluggish at best.

Board Diversity Propels Performance

For an organization to optimize its success it must be two things: uniformly focused on excellence and in active pursuit of diversity, starting from the top.

Cultivating A More Diverse Corporate Board

Most directors believe gender diversity adds value to the board, improves board performance and brings a unique perspective to the board.

Boards Shouldn’t Ignore BlackRock’s Take On ESG, Diversity

Boards looking for support from BlackRock will have to place a priority on ESG issues and diversity moving forward.

To Manage Cyber Risk, Boards Need More Insight

Cyber risk, which has always represented a significant area of enterprise risk, is finally being acknowledged as intersecting with other areas of the board’s oversight.

Board Under Siege: What Wells Fargo Did Right (And Wrong)

The real test for good governance occurs in the wake of a crisis.

Shareholder Engagement: A Balancing Act

Board members share whether their oversight responsibilities should mandate regular communication with shareholders.