Compliance & Ethics

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.

Instilling A Compliance Culture: Three Aspects Of Board Oversight

Adina Storch, GC, Corporate Secretary & Chief Compliance Officer for Cedar Realty Trust, outlines the three aspects of compliance that all boards should have top of mind.

How Businesses Can Lead Climate-Smart Sustainable Development

Companies large or small, and across all industries, can contribute to achieving the sustainable development goals.

Board Oversight: Fostering An Ethically Competitive Company – Part 3

Larry Thompson, Chairman of the Ethics & Compliance Initiative and board member with The Southern Company & Graham Holdings Co., returns to emphasize the critical nature of core values–and the board’s role in creating a culture of integrity.
Business Ethics

The Board’s Role In Curbing Ethical Issues

Pat Harned, CEO of the Ethics and Compliance Initiative (ECI), joins Corporate Board Member for part two of our conversation with her about ethics. She talks about the role the board plays in curbing...

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.