Director Roles & Responsibilities

Evaluating Your Board: Seven Areas to Assess

The most conscientious and progressive board leaders have moved well beyond a simple check-the-box compliance approach to a more rigorous process that is aimed at identifying ways the board can continually enhance the contribution it makes to the organization it is governing.

Is Progenics Board Fight Really About Shareholder Oversight of Boards?

Corporate boards should take note that the situation at Progenics Pharmaceuticals has resulted in a proxy advisory firm validating a call for “shareholder board oversight.” Serving on a board that has been sighted for oversight by its investors could have an effect on future board appointments.

A Director’s Personal Attributes Are Important As Their Skills

Composition of a board does not always guarantee effectiveness; what does are the personal attributes of the individual directors.

CEO Succession: Four Tips to Ensuring Success

CEO succession is not an event, but a series of actions orchestrated over the course of several years. Here are four tips on how to make this go as successfully as possible.

Ethnic Diversity and Number of Women Joining Boards Hit Record Highs In 2019, ISS...

According to a new study by proxy advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services released this week, the number of both women and ethnic minorities either joining or serving as directors at Russell 3000 companies hit a record high in 2019.

Directors Divided On Their Boards’ Ability To Oversee Disruptive Innovations

Survey by Corporate Board Member and Ernst & Young LLP shows that half of corporate directors report being unconvinced their boards have the appropriate resources to move their companies forward in this era of fast-paced technological change.

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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.