Board Governance

The Board’s Role In Change Management

In recent months, the Covid-19 pandemic, economic uncertainty and significant social unrest have combined to bring waves of change not seen in more than a century. To assess the potential fallout for public companies, Corporate Board Member Institute and RSM US LLP convened a small group of board members to share their experiences helping their executive teams focus on appropriate courses of action. Some takeaways.

Dealmaking In A Downmarket

New research from Corporate Board Member and Shearman & Sterling asked 250 public company directors to weigh in on Covid-19-fueled activism, mergers and takeovers.

Four Keys To Effective Governance Reviews

When done well, these reviews help optimize how a company functions at its highest level and build trust with shareholders and other important stakeholders.

Getting Diversity Wrong

Good intentions can go south fast in a whole host of ways. A field guide to perils and pitfalls—and how to overcome them.

Will Social Justice Movements Change Governance In The Boardroom?

It may no longer suffice when companies have made a “best effort” regarding their diversity efforts but have demonstrated little progress.

Survey: Worker Safety A Board Priority During Covid Crisis

BDO spoke to 280 directors about managing a work force during the crisis. A summary of their advice.

Corporate Board Member Institute

The leading continuing education program for public company boards.

FEATURED CONTENT

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 2020

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