Director Roles & Responsibilities

How To Handle Sensitive Board And Company Disclosures

Doug Chia, Executive Director of The Conference Board Governance Center, discusses the difficult questions of disclosure and timing, particularly related to personal health.

American Water Co.’s Susan Story On Balancing CEO And Director Duties

American Water Co.’s Susan Story talks with Corporate Board Member about how she balances her CEO and director duties on multiple boards.
workplace culture

Five Ways To Build A Better Culture

Culture isn’t something that someone proclaims or dictates it’s not something that just happens. The best cultures are built and sustained over time.

Why Directors Should Adopt A Triple Bottom Line

More than ever before, board directors find themselves with a unique platform and an expectation from growing numbers of employees to shape societal discourse and go beyond traditionally-defined CSR.

Tesla’s Chair Needs To Get Five Things Right To Succeed

Newly-minted Tesla board chair Robyn Denholm’s real title is Elon Musk’s alter-ego - someone he can bounce ideas off and keep him out of regulatory trouble.

Six Tips For Improving Diversity In The Boardroom

California's law sparked a nationwide conversation on whether or not forcing quotas in the boardroom is a way to solve the lack of diversity on boards. But quotas or not, here are six ways for boards to improve diversity.

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.