Compliance & Ethics

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."
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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.

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.