Board Effectiveness

Without Inclusion, Diversity Does Not Work

Diversity and inclusion are often discussed as a single term, but the fact is that they are very different concepts. Diversity is about the mix of people in a team. Inclusion is about making sure the mix works.

What is Effective Board Leadership Today?

In this episode, Brad Oates, board member with CIT Group/CIT Bank and also a former NFL player, establishes a baseline for board leadership and explains why nearly every successful board has elected a leader.

Global Partners Director and CEO On Rallying Around Charity

Global Partners Director and CEO Eric Slifka talks to Corporate Board Member about how the company maintains a positive culture by "rallying around charity."

Tackling Talent: Make Sure Workforce Strategy Is Front-and-Center

New technologies. New skills, new needs—and new scrutiny. How to make sure your workforce strategy is front-and-center in your boardroom—if it isn’t already.

An Investor Perspective on the SEC’s Proxy Roundtables

Ken Bertsch, Executive Director of the Council of Institutional Investors (CII), shares the investor perspective on the SEC's recent examination of the U.S. proxy system.

Citigroup’s Michael O’Neill, BlackRock’s Larry Fink and CSX’s Edward Kelly Recognized At Boardroom Summit

Corporate Board Member, along with Galt & Company, was proud to honor Michael O’Neill, retired chairman of Citigroup; Larry Fink, chairman and CEO of BlackRock; and Edward Kelly, retired chairman of CSX Corporation as the first-ever recipients of the Board Leadership Awards at a luncheon during last week’s Boardroom Summit, held in New York City.

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 Composition Trends

With investors increasingly scrutinizing the composition, diversity and quality of boardrooms, directors serving on their board's nominating/governance committee are now in the spotlight.

Committee Briefings: Top Considerations for 2019

Investor expectations, new disclosure requirements, ESG, current and future trends–your committee agendas are filling up.