Compliance & Ethics

Are Disruptive Times Ahead for Public Company Boardrooms?

ESG, the proposed Accountable Capitalism Act, state-issued board diversity quotas, and continued pressure from institutional investors—these things will continue to shape board discussions and composition in 2019

What Would Regulation Of Facebook Look Like?

Government regulation of Facebook now appears inevitable. But what would that regulation look like, what companies could be impacted, and what should your board be doing about it?

Top 10 ESG Strategies For 2019

How your company tackles and prioritize ESG is ever changing. Here is a list of the top 10 strategies your board can take at as we enter 2019.

The Many Questions of Tying ESG To Executive Compensation

While companies such as Shell should be commended for taking active steps to link executive pay to ESG and CSR targets, there are a number of important considerations that need to be addressed carefully going forward by boards and other stakeholders.

Zuckerberg Out As Chairman At Facebook? No Chance

A number of public funds made a shareholder proposal that would oust Mark Zuckerberg as chairman of Facebook. The proposal has no chance of passing and amounts to "noise."
ESG scores

How Boards Can Handle A Confusing ESG Landscape

A recent article in The Wall Street Journal explained how some companies have high ESG ratings in some indexes and low ratings in others. TK Kerstetter shares advice on how boards can navigate this confusing landscape.

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.