Board Governance

SSGA: Monitoring Culture Isn’t Easy—But It’s Important

Corporate Board Member spoke with State Street Global Advisors (SSGA)’s senior managing director and head of ESG, Rakhi Kumar, about the company’s framework to align culture with long-term strategy.

#MeToo Movement Exposes Lack Of Succession Planning

Recent incidents involving sexual harassment emphasizes the ticking time bomb for many organizations across industries: a complete absence or severely underdeveloped succession management capabilities.

4 Ways Directors Can Fend Off Short-Termism

The CEO alone can only do so much in positioning his or her company for the long-term. All parts of the company must do their part, including the board. Here are four steps directors can take.

Former Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini On The CVS Deal, Yoga and Employee Wellness

We got a chance to sit down and talk with former Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini on how CEOs can improve the cost of care and employee wellness at their own companies, how he got into yoga, why the CVS deal was the right move for Aetna and more.

Eight Priorities To Advance Corporate Innovation

Innovation is a performance requirement, not an abstraction. Boards are vital to meeting this requirement, but can only do so with the right mindset, role, and manner of engagement on the innovation agenda.

Compensation Committee Issues in 2019: From Discretion to Down Cycles

When the latest tax reform was introduced, companies immediately began calculating what it meant for their business. Compensation committees and their outside consultants went through a similar process to identify new rules that may...

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.

Board Composition Trends

With investors increasingly scrutinizing the composition, diversity and quality of boardrooms, directors serving on their board's nominating/governance committee are now in the spotlight.

Committee Briefings: Top Considerations for 2019

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