Director Roles & Responsibilities

Secrets From Born-Digital Boardrooms

A look behind the veil of private, born-digital companies reveals four common pitfalls that boards at those companies are particularly vulnerable to.

The Rise And Rise Of The Nominating And Governance Committee

Nominating committees were once the home for directors that did not understand the business well enough to serve on either audit or comp. Today's nom-gov looks very different.

Raising the Refreshment Bar: Bringing Diversity Into Committee Leadership

That doesn't mean homogenous committees can’t make good decisions. But diverse ones, by applying a broader cross-section of experience to today’s multifaceted problems, can usually make better ones.

Policy Updates Could Influence 2020 Director Elections

Director accountability will be a major theme in 2020, and shareholders and regulators are set to use voting as an enforcement measure.

How To See The Future

The following are excerpts of a conversation with Nicholas Negroponte, founder of MIT Media Lab, at CBM's recent Disruptive Tech Summit.

Becoming a Great Board Chair, Part II

The best boards are led by chairs who actively and routinely seek and use feedback about their effectiveness in the role.

Corporate Board Member Institute

The leading continuing education program for public company boards.


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.