Why Is Gender Equity Still Lagging In Leadership?

Numerous research reports indicate that having more women in leadership roles can lead to increased global GDP. So, if we all agree on the need and rationale, why is there not more change in the numbers of women in leadership roles?

Do Stock Incentives Make For Better Directors?

Do stock incentives make for better directors?  To Fred Engelfried, timing is everything. Here is how stocks can work for you or against you.

Non-Financial Metrics Are Making Their Way Into The Compensation Discussion

Corporate Board Member caught up with R. Brad Oates to talk about the ways boards are aligning culture with long-term business strategy and the influx of non-financial metrics into a CEO’s compensation.

Female Directors’ Next Battle—Become Board Chair

After battling for years to increase their numbers on corporate boards, new research suggests that women directors are gearing up for a new offensive—appointment as board chair.

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Fresh Strategies to Enhance Board Diversity

For the first time in July, all S&P 500 companies now have at least one woman on their board....

Nextgen Healthcare’s Craig Barbarosh On ESG’s Impact On Compensation

At Nextgen Healthcare, Craig Barbarosh is Chair of the Compensation Committee and has seen firsthand the impact ESG has had on executive compensation. He talked about it with Corporate Board Member.

Cybersecurity Reporting: Future Considerations For Board Members

There is growing need for organizations to report to their management, boards and outside stakeholders (such as shareholders) on how the organization is being protected from the growing rates of cyber attacks.

In Creating Strategic Teams, Boards and CEOs Need To Be On The Same Page

When designing teams to work as agents of making strategy happen, the CEO and the board needs to be on the same page with the answers to these three questions.

How To Onboard A New Director

Boards must be prepared to onboard new directors and facilitate a process that allows them to hit the ground running.


Political Spending Disclosures Will Set 2020 Board Agendas

Political spending disclosure is on the minds of many shareholders one year ahead of the 2020 elections and corporate boards should take notice.

Watch Out: The Privacy Police Are Coming

Hastily enacted regulation that limits innovation and technological advancements and imposes a broader set of requirements on companies and board members is not the solution to the potential ethical issues surrounding A.I.

What Role The Audit Committee Plays In Digital Transformation

Blythe McGarvie, director at Apple Hospitality REIT, Sonoco, Wawa and LKQ Corp., clarifies the role of a board’s audit committee’s role as companies undergo digital transformation.

Talking Your Way Out of Litigation: A Practical Guide for Corporate Communications

Investor lawsuits challenging management’s public statements continue to reach record highs. Here are some useful tips for boards to keep in mind for communicating with investors and colleagues, retaining necessary backup, and managing incoming shareholder requests.

Guide To Board Assessments

Engaging a useful, annual self-assessment is fundamental to governance excellence. Stakeholders expect it, and disclosure of it evidences a board’s effectiveness and commitment to its role.

Committee Briefings: Top Considerations for 2019

Investor expectations, new disclosure requirements, ESG, current and future trends–your committee agendas are filling up.