Composition of a board does not always guarantee effectiveness; what does are the personal attributes of the individual directors.
On June 19, employees of Alphabet, the parent company of Google, protested the company’s labor practices and business policies at its annual meeting in Sunnyvale, Calif. Should worker concerns become a higher priority on corporate board agendas?
CEO succession is not an event, but a series of actions orchestrated over the course of several years. Here are four tips on how to make this go as successfully as possible.
According to a new study by proxy advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services released this week, the number of both women and ethnic minorities either joining or serving as directors at Russell 3000 companies hit a record high in 2019.
America’s boardrooms may be getting more diverse than ever before—but they’re also getting older. Much older.
Corporate governance types are trying to restrain every aspect of a CEO’s vision and influence. This a problem when it comes to Elon Musk and Tesla.
Now that State Street has identified climate change risk as a priority in the evaluation of its portfolio of companies, what does this mean for directors?
Fulfilling the Duty of Care is more than showing up for four board meetings and reviewing financials. Highly effective leaders exercise care on an intellectual, emotional, and even spiritual level.
In this excerpt from his book, Mark Bertolini lays out the healthcare system’s flaws—flaws that are not only spiraling costs, but resulting in our dying younger and killing ourselves more often. And he tells us how to fix it.
An uptick in C-level departures, which includes several “involuntary retirements,” has compensation committees rethinking their approaches to officer-level severance pay.
Survey by Corporate Board Member and Ernst & Young LLP shows that half of corporate directors report being unconvinced their boards have the appropriate resources to move their companies forward in this era of fast-paced technological change.
If your board hasn’t considered how environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues may affect your business model, supply chain and customers, it may be time it did.