Director Roles & Responsibilities

The Financial Case For Board Diversity

An emerging body of research points to board diversity as a driver of bottom-line returns, although not always in ways that seem obvious. Here are five reasons why board diversity is paramount to a successful future for any company.

The Three Questions Directors Should Be Asking About Digital Transformation

During times of dramatic change, boards must necessarily play a disproportionate leadership role in transformation. To do so, they must begin by asking the right questions.

Seven Points Boards Eyeing M&A Deals Should Consider

The M&A landscape has changed dramatically and will only continue to evolve as more deals get made. Here are 7 items directors should consider before doing M&A deals in today’s environment.

Are Dual-Class Shares Having a Negative Effect on Boards?

Is the use of dual-class share structures beginning to have a negative effect on the board’s ability to practice good governance? The question has become notable because of the IPO of WeWork.

How Boards Miss The Mark On Composition

Kapila Anand, director at Extended Stay America, Omega Healthcare Investors, Elanco Animal Health, talks with us about trends in board composition.

Why Is Gender Equity Still Lagging In Leadership?

Numerous research reports indicate that having more women in leadership roles can lead to increased global GDP. So, if we all agree on the need and rationale, why is there not more change in the numbers of women in leadership roles?

Board Leadership Program

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.