With the approval of this new rule, Nasdaq immediately sets itself apart from other stock exchanges.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Veteran director and economist Dambisa Moyo talks about the move toward national isolationism and other emerging risks boards need to get ready for.