Compliance & Ethics

Boards Shouldn’t Ignore BlackRock’s Take On ESG, Diversity

Boards looking for support from BlackRock will have to place a priority on ESG issues and diversity moving forward.

Should CEOs Speak Out?

We asked public-company board members to tell us how they feel about corporate leaders taking a public stance on political and social issues. Their response? It's complicated.

Defining Trust And How To Achieve It

Trust is the foundation for all successful leaders. It’s the central character requirement.

Guidance For Documenting Board & Committee Minutes

Well-documented board minutes are critical. Yet, much confusion still exists about the appropriate level of detail.

Corporate Boards Must Act Now To Mitigate The Fallout Of Officer Misconduct

Recent scandals demonstrate that too many corporate boards take too much of a hands-off approach, in turn allowing wrongdoing to build and eventually explode.

Why Aren’t Affiliate Boards Held To The Same Standard?

The corporate board self-assessment has become a standard in most countries. So why hasn’t this gained more traction with the board of independent affiliates?

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.