Director Roles & Responsibilities

Amid GDPR Regulations, Data Privacy Is A C-Suite Priority

We’re three months into the European Union's implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and many companies are still struggling with how best to comply with the new rules. Boards need to make data privacy an organizational priority.

New Thinking On Board Evaluations: Give Directors Feed-Forward

In addition to a thorough evaluation of full board and committee effectiveness, individual director feedback should be a component of a robust board assessment.

Elon Musk’s Tesla Twitter SEC Turmoil: Why Boards Should Pay Attention

By floating the idea that he might work to take Tesla private last week, founder and CEO Elon Musk brought on serious SEC scrutiny after the stock spiked in the wake of his tweet.

Sustainability Accounting Standards Board: What Boards Need To Know

David Post, Director of Research for the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB), how the organization is connecting the dots between sustainability metrics and financial performance.

Why Directors Should Place Culture Front And Center

When it comes to having a keen sense of corporate culture, too many boardrooms have a reactionary game plan. Learn how directors can start getting proactive.

Moonves Situation A Challenge For The CBS Board

With allegations of sexual misconduct swirling around CBS chief executive officer Leslie Moonves, the network giant’s board of directors has also come under scrutiny over how they’ve handled the situation.

To Manage Cyber Risk, Boards Need More Insight

Cyber risk, which has always represented a significant area of enterprise risk, is finally being acknowledged as intersecting with other areas of the board’s oversight.

Board Under Siege: What Wells Fargo Did Right (And Wrong)

The real test for good governance occurs in the wake of a crisis.

Shareholder Engagement: A Balancing Act

Board members share whether their oversight responsibilities should mandate regular communication with shareholders.