Director Roles & Responsibilities

Boards Of Directors: Stakeholder Capitalism Needs You

The model for success we have been following for decades is setting us up for catastrophic failure. It is time to choose—not whether capitalism is the foundation of widespread prosperity and progress (it is), but rather about what kind of capitalism America should adopt moving forward.

Survey: Directors Fear Fraud and Misconduct Will Grow Over Next 2 Years

The responsibilities of corporate directors continue to expand, and the entire board must be willing to anticipate potential problems and mitigate them before they have an adverse effect on the company.

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.

Corporate Board Member Institute

The leading continuing education program for public company boards.

Director Optimism Declines For 7th Consecutive Month

After peaking in April, board members’ outlook for the future of business slipped further in November, driven by renewed Covid fears, inflation and a tight labor market.