Diversity

Level 2 Diversity

Corporate boards are pursuing identity diversity in their membership like never before. But, as most directors know, elevating a corporate board in an era of sweeping and rapid change demands, above all else, true...

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.

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?

Female Directors’ Next Battle—Become Board Chair

After battling for years to increase their numbers on corporate boards, new research suggests that women directors are gearing up for a new offensive—appointment as board chair.

Fresh Strategies to Enhance Board Diversity

For the first time in July, all S&P 500 companies now have at least one woman on their board. While this speaks to the tremendous progress on the move toward enhanced diversity in the...

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 2019

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