Diversity

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...

The One Letter Missing From D&I Initiatives

D&I can be a powerful force for social and marketplace change, but one CEO says it is missing something. How about Diversity, Equality & Inclusion: DE&I.

British Boards Lack Diversity, New Study Finds

British FTSE boards remain pale, male and stale and are not likely to change any time soon. They are much whiter than the British population, and increasing in age with little diversity in education and career background

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.

U.S. Boardrooms Are Getting Older, New Study Finds

America’s boardrooms may be getting more diverse than ever before—but they’re also getting older. Much older.

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.