Board Effectiveness

Webcast: Raising the Bar on Board Evaluations

Over the past few years, changing governance trends and stakeholder expectations have impacted perceptions around effective board evaluation processes.

An Insider’s Guide To Building Or Enhancing Your Board

Boards that are built to last evolve with the changing needs of their companies and leadership teams. Consider these four guideposts.

Bev Behan’s Five Keys To Becoming A Boardroom Star

The global expert on corporate governance and board effectiveness shares her thoughts on what corporate directors can do to outshine colleagues in the boardroom.

Director of the Year, DaVita Chair Pamela Arway: ‘You Have To Be Bold’

Pamela Arway became chair of DaVita in 2020, just in time to help the critical care provider grapple with some of the most difficult decisions it’s ever faced.

Xcel Energy Chairman Ben Fowke: ‘A Lot Of Opportunities To Lead’

Amid a litany of arguments that moving to 100 percent renewable power is impossible, Xcel Energy’s board decided to do it anyway—challenging other businesses to follow.

J&J Lead Director Anne Mulcahy: ‘It Was A Moment Of Truth’

When Covid struck, J&J not only marshaled its considerable resources to develop a vaccine but pledged to do it on a nonprofit basis—with the full support of its board.

Corporate Board Member Institute

The leading continuing education program for public company boards.

Director Optimism Declines For 7th Consecutive Month

After peaking in April, board members’ outlook for the future of business slipped further in November, driven by renewed Covid fears, inflation and a tight labor market.