Board Governance

A Skeptical Look At Redefining The Purpose Of A Corporation

Forgive Simon Sinek if he’s supportive of the sentiment but skeptical of the sincerity of the Business Roundtable in its recent self-redefinition of the purpose of a corporation.

The Financial Case For Board Diversity

An emerging body of research points to board diversity as a driver of bottom-line returns, although not always in ways that seem obvious. Here are five reasons why board diversity is paramount to a successful future for any company.

The Risks and Benefits of Internal Investigations

Because corporate or executive wrongdoing may result in criminal prosecution, large civil fines, substantial damages, and negative publicity, a carefully-planned and well-executed investigation is critical.

Compensation: Quiet Before The Storm?

CBM recently spoke with Charles Grace, lead consultant with Meridian Compensation Partners, about where compensation committees should be focusing in the current environment.

How To Find Success When Planning For Succession

Whether you find your next CEO internally or from outside your company, it’s imperative to have a methodical and disciplined approach to selection and integration to guard against biases such as the halo effect.

The First 30 Days: The New Rules of Corporate Crisis Management

In 2019 and beyond, a board’s reflexes need to be finely honed—and that means throwing out the standard drill for response and remediation.

Board Leadership Program

The leading continuing education program for public company boards.

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.