Director Roles & Responsibilities

Citizens Bank Chairman Bruce Van Saun On The Board’s Role In An Evolving Company

Corporate Board Member spoke to Citizens Bank CEO and chairman Bruce Van Saun about the company’s continued evolution, how he works with the company’s board of directors and more.

Seven Keys To Effective Board Evaluations

In response to growing interest in evaluations, here are seven keys to effective evaluations public companies should consider.

Profit Because Of Purpose, Not At The Expense Of It

With all due respect to Milton Friedman, purpose doesn’t happen at the expense of profits; it happens in support of profits. To be a strategic value driver that enables a company to achieve the greatest returns from its investments, purpose must be baked into the DNA of the company.

Review Before Boarding: Tips For New Directors

Here is a practical list of key considerations for new directors as they join a board.  With those principles in mind, and equipped with their informed business judgment, directors can better fulfill their duties to the company and protect themselves.

The Financial Case For Board Diversity

An emerging body of research points to board diversity as a driver of bottom-line returns, although not always in ways that seem obvious. Here are five reasons why board diversity is paramount to a successful future for any company.

The Three Questions Directors Should Be Asking About Digital Transformation

During times of dramatic change, boards must necessarily play a disproportionate leadership role in transformation. To do so, they must begin by asking the right questions.

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.