Board Governance

3 Ways Blockchain Can Positively Influence CSR

By embracing blockchain and its inherent transparency, a company creates trust internally and positive buzz externally. To achieve this accountability, follow these best practices.

A Rewarding Risk Relationship

When it comes to cybersecurity, a CISO and risk manager need to share the common goal of protecting their organization’s interests. They’re more likely to achieve that goal by working together

Do Dual-Class Shares Improve Company Performance? That’s Hard To Say, ISS Study Finds

Some of the most prominent companies of our era use them, from Facebook and Alphabet to Berkshire Hathaway. So did seven of the 10 biggest IPOs this year, including Lyft, Pinterest and Levi Strauss. They’re...

Mylan’s Toughened Clawback Policy Proposal: Will Others Follow?

This article has been updated with corrections since it first appeared. Mylan, the generic and specialty pharmaceutical maker, last week agreed to consider a shareholder proposal that could expand the company’s ability to recoup incentive pay from...
SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce

SEC’s Hester Peirce On How ESG Became The Scarlet Letters Of Business

Directors struggling to come to grips with the burgeoning ESG-industrial complex should take a few minutes this week to read SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce’s provocative recent speech on the issue to the American Enterprise...

Worker Concerns: Another Issue For Boards

On June 19, employees of Alphabet, the parent company of Google, protested the company’s labor practices and business policies at its annual meeting in Sunnyvale, Calif. Should worker concerns become a higher priority on corporate board agendas?

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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.