Board Effectiveness

Demystifying The Fall Of Carlos Ghosn

The news of Carlos Ghosn’s arrest for defrauding Japan’s tax authorities is setting off alarm bells in headquarters all over the world.

A Rule Of Thumb For ESG

Whatever your company, whatever your industry, in this wild-west environment, smart boards will lead the way on defining ESG for themselves, rather than wait to have it defined for them.

How To Handle Sensitive Board And Company Disclosures

Doug Chia, Executive Director of The Conference Board Governance Center, discusses the difficult questions of disclosure and timing, particularly related to personal health.

American Water Co.’s Susan Story On Balancing CEO And Director Duties

American Water Co.’s Susan Story talks with Corporate Board Member about how she balances her CEO and director duties on multiple boards.
workplace culture

Five Ways To Build A Better Culture

Culture isn’t something that someone proclaims or dictates it’s not something that just happens. The best cultures are built and sustained over time.

Tips For Evaluating Your Compensation Consultant

Consultants provide compensation committees with valuable data so that they can make informed decisions on executive pay packages.

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.

Board Under Siege: What Wells Fargo Did Right (And Wrong)

The real test for good governance occurs in the wake of a crisis.

Shareholder Engagement: A Balancing Act

Board members share whether their oversight responsibilities should mandate regular communication with shareholders.