Board Governance

Record Progress On Board Diversity In 2021— But Is It Sustainable?

While we should take time to acknowledge the progress made in diversifying corporate boards, this is also a good time for directors to determine where they stand on this issue.

Could The Record Number Of Proposals Make Diversity A “Best Practice?”

With shareholder proposals at record levels, proxy advisors threatening to vote “against” directors on non-diverse boards and increasing state legislation threatening fines for lack of diversity, it may soon be all but mandatory.

Chevron’s Moyo: Boards May Be Ill-Prepared For The Future

Veteran director and economist Dambisa Moyo talks about the move toward national isolationism and other emerging risks boards need to get ready for.

Despite Workforce Challenges, CHROs Very Optimistic About Year Ahead, New Poll Finds

Despite concerns over talent shortages, employee morale and growing burnout rates, America’s HR chiefs remain confident about prospects for business and the economy—more so than CEOs and CFOs.  

A Watershed Day For Exxon, Activists And ESG

The proxy vote heard round the world.

Corporate Board Member and The American College of Corporate Directors Announce Merger

A shared heritage of independent thinking and a passion for business offers corporate directors unparalleled learning, networking and certification options in the combined organizations.

Corporate Board Member Institute

The leading continuing education program for public company boards.

Directors’ Outlook For Economy Dims To Pre-Vaccine Levels On Inflation Fears

Our gauge of U.S. public company board member confidence is now just 3 percent above where it was last fall, before Covid-19 vaccines were released.