Compliance & Ethics

3 Ways Blockchain Can Positively Influence CSR

By embracing blockchain and its inherent transparency, a company creates trust internally and positive buzz externally. To achieve this accountability, follow these best practices.

A Rewarding Risk Relationship

When it comes to cybersecurity, a CISO and risk manager need to share the common goal of protecting their organization’s interests. They’re more likely to achieve that goal by working together

Mylan’s Toughened Clawback Policy Proposal: Will Others Follow?

This article has been updated with corrections since it first appeared. Mylan, the generic and specialty pharmaceutical maker, last week agreed to consider a shareholder proposal that could expand the company’s ability to recoup incentive pay from...
SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce

SEC’s Hester Peirce On How ESG Became The Scarlet Letters Of Business

Directors struggling to come to grips with the burgeoning ESG-industrial complex should take a few minutes this week to read SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce’s provocative recent speech on the issue to the American Enterprise...

What State Street’s Climate Change Framework Means For Directors

Now that State Street has identified climate change risk as a priority in the evaluation of its portfolio of companies, what does this mean for directors?

Love Your Neighbor: Boards Are Restoring Trust In The Social Contract

Fulfilling the Duty of Care is more than showing up for four board meetings and reviewing financials. Highly effective leaders exercise care on an intellectual, emotional, and even spiritual level.

Board Leadership Program

The leading continuing education program for public company boards.

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.

Guide To Board Assessments

Engaging a useful, annual self-assessment is fundamental to governance excellence. Stakeholders expect it, and disclosure of it evidences a board’s effectiveness and commitment to its role.

Committee Briefings: Top Considerations for 2019

Investor expectations, new disclosure requirements, ESG, current and future trends–your committee agendas are filling up.