Compliance & Ethics

SEC Launches Enforcement Task Force Focused on Climate and ESG Issues

The move marks a significant escalation in the Biden administration’s emphasis on ESG issues, which it emphasized throughout the election.

Eliminating The Empathy Deficit

When companies get this right, everything else—collaboration, engagement, retention—gets better.

Boards Must Avoid Dysfunction Over Political Spending

Corporate directors should expect to be pressured over the next weeks and months to disclose who their companies have donated to in the past and what their plans for future political giving are.

What Boards Need To Know About D&O Diversity Claims

The pressure on boards to diversify will only rise. Following are the two most common legal risks to directors, and how to take proactive steps to mitigate.

Ethics In An Era Of Pervasive AI

What boards need to know to galvanize AI ethics programs.

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.

Corporate Board Member Institute

The leading continuing education program for public company boards.

Director Optimism Falls In May On Mounting Inflation Concerns

U.S. public company board members’ optimism dropped at the end of Q2 amid fears that inflation will hamper growth in 2022.