Board Effectiveness

A Director’s Perspective

As a public company director at more than a dozen companies. I have faced an activist investor approach at four. Here are four important things I have learned during these engagements.

Activism’s New Paradigm

There has been a pronounced change on the part of shareholders—their makeup, tactics, goals and powers—a fact that every public company must pay close attention to today.

Inside The Boardroom: Proxy Proposals, D&O Insurance, And More

In this edition of Inside the Boardroom, Betsy Atkins answers readers' questions about proxy proposals, who should audit D&O insurance, and more.

Inside The Boardroom: CEO Succession, Cybersecurity, And More

In this edition of Inside the Boardroom, Betsy Atkins answers readers' questions about CEO succession, cybersecurity and more.

Corporate Board Member Institute

The leading continuing education program for public company boards.

Poll: U.S. Corporate Directors’ Optimism Jumps In March

U.S. public company board members are increasingly confident about the future for business, betting on low interest rates and the unleashing of consumer demand following a successful vaccine rollout.

Director Fundamentals

A comprehensive guide & training course on the role of the public company director.