Director Roles & Responsibilities

The U.S. Chamber’s Perspective on the SEC Proxy Roundtables

 Tom Quaadman, Executive Vice President, Center for Capital Markets Competitiveness with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, shares his views on the SEC roundtable discussion on proxy advisory firms.

Tackling Talent: Make Sure Workforce Strategy Is Front-and-Center

New technologies. New skills, new needs—and new scrutiny. How to make sure your workforce strategy is front-and-center in your boardroom—if it isn’t already.

Six Questions To Ask Yourself About Culture—Before Investors Do

Getting below the surface to see what’s really happening inside a company isn’t always easy for board members. Asking these six questions will help.

Ritz-Carlton Founder Horst Schulze On The Secret To Customer Service

Horst Schulze talked us in a wide-ranging interview to talk about how Ritz-Carlton became known as the gold standard for customer service.

What Good Can A Board Evaluation Do?

Board assessments are vital to ensuring that a company has the most engaged and effective board that it can have. Here's what a good assessment can do.

The Digital Director: How Boards Can Identify the Right Set of Skills

Jason Baumgarten explores the nuances of today’s digital environment and how that translates to board succession planning and director recruitment.

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.

Board Composition Trends

With investors increasingly scrutinizing the composition, diversity and quality of boardrooms, directors serving on their board's nominating/governance committee are now in the spotlight.

Committee Briefings: Top Considerations for 2019

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