Board Governance

Nasdaq’s Diversity Proposal: A Bet That Transparency Is Good For Business

With the approval of this new rule, Nasdaq immediately sets itself apart from other stock exchanges.

BlackRock Voting Against Directors Could Move Boards To Rethink Governance, Strategy

Living up to expectations may require some boards to take a hard and honest look at how they’ve approached dealing with some of the five priorities the investor has highlighted.

Henry Ford III Seeks ‘External Viewpoints’ To Help Ford’s Board

The Ford scion is leaving his corporate post to help the board better govern. For other directors seeking to improve their boards, some concrete steps.

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.

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Director Optimism Hits New Low In September

Corporate Board Member’s September reading of director sentiment shows optimism waning, as companies continue to grapple with unresolved challenges and lingering uncertainties.