Director Roles & Responsibilities

Xcel Energy Chairman Ben Fowke: ‘A Lot Of Opportunities To Lead’

Amid a litany of arguments that moving to 100 percent renewable power is impossible, Xcel Energy’s board decided to do it anyway—challenging other businesses to follow.

Winners Of The 2021 Board Leadership Awards Announced

DaVita’s Pamela Arway, Johnson & Johnson, Xcel Energy and ACCD’s Clint Allen recognized by panel of peer directors for significant accomplishments in the field of corporate governance and board leadership. Awards will be presented on Sept. 23, 2021, at Annual Boardroom Summit.

Boards Asked To Play A Larger Role In Talent Management And Culture

Four issues boards need to consider to stay on top of talent strategy.

How To Be A Great Committee Chair

Like orchestra conductors, Committee Chairs own the full score—and their job is to bring out the best in their team without ever losing sight of the common goal.

How To Deal With A Bad Board Member

Bad board members do crop up. The reasons why may be obvious—or they may creep up more subtly over time. Here's how to handle them.

Successful Transformation Demands A Hands-On Board

No matter how gifted the CEO and the leadership team, strategic transformation needs the board’s full attention. When boards play an active role instead of confining themselves to oversight, the chances of success go up.

Corporate Board Member Institute

The leading continuing education program for public company boards.

Director Optimism Hits New Low In September

Corporate Board Member’s September reading of director sentiment shows optimism waning, as companies continue to grapple with unresolved challenges and lingering uncertainties.