Four pilot projects can help build confidence, trust and rapport by gradually involving the board more deeply in key decisions and sharing more information.
Knowing the past, and how it will play today, is the best way to get ahead of reputational damage. Here's how boards can evaluate "historical risk."
The Board Challenge will use a network of influential organizations and senior business and community leaders to encourage companies to add Black directors—an approach that hasn’t been tried before.
In a time of unparalleled crisis and change, directors are relying on time-worn fundamentals to get them through.
In an environment with no easy answers and an overstretched C-Suite, effective board engagement can mean the difference between muddling through and thriving in the post-pandemic world. A guide.
The level of transparency stakeholders are requiring on ESG factors is creating both risks and opportunities that are financially material to companies on both sides of the deal.
The new legislation is certain to face strong opposition in the courts—but too much vocal opposition by individual directors could do reputational harm.
Given the company's presence around the globe, "the board challenged us" to use a "wide lens" in developing the new initiative for inclusivity.
No matter who occupies the White House this time next year, the impact of the Trump-era S.E.C. on boards...
It may not be a topic directors are eager to address, but boards should expect shareholders to raise the issue more frequently as calls for greater director accountability and more frequent board refreshment continue to grow.
Sandy Climan is one of Hollywood’s most respected executives—but he also has a deep background in public health. His assessment of what's to come with Covid? "I think we're looking at another year."
CEOs and boards continue to talk about how to make real and lasting changes to culture to address racism...