Board Governance

Citizens Bank Chairman Bruce Van Saun On The Board’s Role In An Evolving Company

Corporate Board Member spoke to Citizens Bank CEO and chairman Bruce Van Saun about the company’s continued evolution, how he works with the company’s board of directors and more.

Corporate Culture: How Far Should You Go?

So how far should board members go in their oversight of corporate culture? Here are five ideas already being implemented by active boards.

Profit Because Of Purpose, Not At The Expense Of It

With all due respect to Milton Friedman, purpose doesn’t happen at the expense of profits; it happens in support of profits. To be a strategic value driver that enables a company to achieve the greatest returns from its investments, purpose must be baked into the DNA of the company.

Review Before Boarding: Tips For New Directors

Here is a practical list of key considerations for new directors as they join a board.  With those principles in mind, and equipped with their informed business judgment, directors can better fulfill their duties to the company and protect themselves.

The ABCs Of ISS’s Economic Value Added Metric

What directors need to know about the ISS’s economic value added metric and other proxy 2019 takeaways.

Business Roundtable’s Stakeholder Focus May Inspire More Activism

Elliott Management Corp.’s activist move against AT&T this month may be a sign that some shareholders are going to scrutinize board strategy more closely due to the Business Roundtable’s restatement of what the purpose of a corporation should be.

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 2019

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