Board Governance

Survey: Worker Safety A Board Priority During Covid Crisis

BDO spoke to 280 directors about managing a work force during the crisis. A summary of their advice.

New Survey Finds U.S. Public Company Directors Cautious About The Economy, Split On Election

The inaugural Director Confidence Index, conducted in collaboration between Corporate Board Member and Diligent Institute prior to the public release of the President’s Covid-19 diagnosis, finds cautious optimism for the future of the U.S. economy—with caveats.

Can’t Find Diverse Talent? One Director Says: “Try Harder”

Teri McClure, an African American who serves on four corporate boards, reacts to Wells Fargo CEO Charlie Scharf's recent gaffe and shares her views on recruiting and retaining diverse talent.

Boards Face Push For International ESG Reporting Standards

Boards should see this as an opportunity to reassess key environmental, social and governance challenges they face in the next five years and then consider how to use new metrics to communicate ESG strategy.

Vanguard Criticism Of Alphabet, Uber Turns Up Heat On Comp Committees

As the reasoning behind what CEOs earn becomes more public, greater pressure is going to fall on compensation committee members.

How To Achieve Directors’ Full Potential

Four pilot projects can help build confidence, trust and rapport by gradually involving the board more deeply in key decisions and sharing more information.

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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 2020

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