Ken Bertsch, Executive Director of the Council of Institutional Investors (CII), shares the investor perspective on the SEC's recent examination of the U.S. proxy system.
Bruce Freed, President & Co-founder, Center for Political Accountability, discusses trends in political spending proposals–and what this could mean for the board’s role in risk oversight.
Why should U.S. board directors follow the news and conversations around the various energy and climate-related proposals being advanced by today’s “Green New Deal” activists?
Boards are increasingly expected to ensure that the corporations they direct are not only profitable but sustainable, not only compliant but ethical. What do you need to know to ensure a culture of ethical decision-making at all levels of the corporation?
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