Director Roles & Responsibilities

Covid Exposed The Dangers Of Underinvesting in Risk

The bottom line is we were caught off guard due to an underinvestment in risk monitoring and governance infrastructure. Here's how we can avoid that in the future.

The Board’s Role In Digital Transformation

The pandemic has forced companies to pick up the pace on their digital transformation efforts—and the board has a critical role to play to ensure success.

How To Achieve Directors’ Full Potential

Four pilot projects can help build confidence, trust and rapport by gradually involving the board more deeply in key decisions and sharing more information.

Is A Director Resignation Policy Good For Governance?

It may not be a topic directors are eager to address, but boards should expect shareholders to raise the issue more frequently as calls for greater director accountability and more frequent board refreshment continue to grow.

Independent Director Of The Year: Ellen Kullman

"Focus on the things you can control," says Ellen Kullman, who, as lead director of United Technologies, helped guide the company during a tumultuous transformation.

Three Ways for Boards to Rethink Governance

Boards should rethink and reimagine how they govern in this moment when all norms are being challenged.

Corporate Board Member Institute

The leading continuing education program for public company boards.

FEATURED CONTENT

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 2020

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