Board Governance

Board Diversity: The Latest Business Disruptor?

The passage of the California law means the board diversity issue is not going away any time soon. In fact, it may have the potential to change the way that business is done.

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.

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.