Governance In The ESG Era

As urgency around ESG continues to gain momentum in the investor community, panelists at "Building Better Boards" shared insights on how to adapt to emerging metrics and communicate more effectively with stakeholders.

Has “Succession” Become A Dirty Word?

More than half of boards don't have a plan in place. Considering the pace of turnover at the top, that's a dangerous game.

Board Survey: Trends In Executive Comp

Want to know how your board stacks up? Meridian's annual survey identified trends on a host of executive compensation and corporate governance topics. 

Has Your Board Assessed The Impact Of The Coronavirus Outbreak?

As the deadly virus continues to spread around the globe, boards must assess the impact of a prolonged fight to contain it, and manage the associated risks.

Board Leadership Program

The leading continuing education program for public company boards.

What Keeps Directors Up At Night?

The 17th annual Corporate Board Member "What Directors Think" survey points to growing concern over the direction of the business cycle and the regulatory environment.

What Boards Should Learn From Deepwater Horizon

Catastrophes are avoided when the board puts safety on the agenda, sets the right expectation with management and ensures that the company culture is reinforcing it.

Brave New World, Brave New Business Models: A Conversation With MIT’s Andrew McAfee

One of the most insightful, pragmatic thinkers about the intersection of technology, business and society lays out his case for the future—and how directors should navigate there.

MIT’s Andrew McAfee, Part 2: Three Key Questions For Directors In The Digital Age

Spotting that hole when you are part of the market when you're the incumbent, then it's really hard to do, says MIT's Andrew McAfee. "I would always ask the Andy Grove question: 'If only the paranoid survive, what are we likely to miss here?'

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.


MIT’s Andrew McAfee, Part 3: How Big Tech Could Fail, Why Capitalism Must Win

I think one of the things that a board should always think about is: 'How do we assess how exposed we are, what are the opportunities and the challenges around this wave of technology.'

Improving Compliance Through Advanced Technology

A new study conducted by Corporate Board Member and FTI Consulting shows today’s rapidly shifting environment is challenging boards’ established oversight function of compliance programs.

Building Better Boards

Gathered for Corporate Board Member’s two-day committee series, directors shared experiences and insights on living up to the evolving expectations of today’s stakeholders. Some takeaways.

Raising the Refreshment Bar: Bringing Diversity Into Committee Leadership

That doesn't mean homogenous committees can’t make good decisions. But diverse ones, by applying a broader cross-section of experience to today’s multifaceted problems, can usually make better ones.

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.