Board Governance

How Black Lives Matter In Corporations—This Time Can Be Different

Directors must first get past the naiveté of believing that systemic racism and injustice does not exist in their companies. Then they must ask what management will do to change the narrative.

Planning And Executing This Year’s Board Evaluation

As boards look to review management's and its own response to the Covid crisis, directors should consider incorporating that review into the board’s annual evaluation process. Here's how.

How CEOs And Directors Can Lead On Racial Injustice

CEOs and directors are uniquely positioned to set the tone of how their companies deal with racial inequities inside their companies, and by extension, in America at large.

Less Than 1 Percent Of Fortune 500 CEOs Are Black: Corporate America Must Change

The protests around the country address an issue larger than police brutality and, if there is to be any long-term sustainable change, it's an issue that must be addressed by corporate America.

Pulling The Trigger On M&A

M&A lawyers share considerations for pursuing deals and seizing buy and sell opportunities post-Covid.

The New Normal In Governance: A Paradigm Shift?

A group of veteran directors weigh in on how the pandemic has changed governance practices and why boards must embrace new solutions.

Board Leadership Program

The leading continuing education program for public company boards.

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.