Board Effectiveness

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.

Boardroom Strategies For The Election Season

With election season upon us, should board members and CEOs be battening down the hatches amid populist campaigning against business—and even calls for outright socialism? Not exactly. Here's what you should know.

Diversity in the Boardroom: Do You Really Need Another CEO?

When it comes to board composition, there’s no doubt that the good ol’ white boys club is being dismantled, but a new report suggests there’s still a long way to go before U.S. boards can shine as an example of equality.

The One Letter Missing From D&I Initiatives

D&I can be a powerful force for social and marketplace change, but one CEO says it is missing something. How about Diversity, Equality & Inclusion: DE&I.

Cyber Risk: A Boardroom Priority

Discussing cyber risk is undeniably an important conversation that should be taking place in every boardroom. Here are a few critical points board members should be aware of and ask their CEOs about.

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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.

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.