Diversity

Former GE CEO Jeff Immelt: ‘What I’ve Learned’

Roundly blamed for leveling the house that Jack built, Immelt offers an after-action report from his tenure, with lessons for every director.

How To Set Yourself Apart On Diversity

The new Nasdaq rule means more companies will fall in line on board diversity—but that won't be enough.

Five Ways To Drive Board Diversity

Really want to move the needle? Try raising expectations, accepting no excuses, applying a wider lens and taking a longer term view.

Lawsuit Challenges Nasdaq Diversity Rule: How Should Boards Respond?

Every board of a Nasdaq-listed company will need to decide how it will respond to the Nasdaq rule before the 2022 proxy season—or risk being accused of tacitly agreeing with the lawsuit’s contention.

How Barra Built GM’s Majority-Women Board

One of the nation’s most influential boards is also among its most gender-diverse. here’s how GM’s Chair and CEO pulled it together—and why.

How Meaningful Commitment To IE&D Can Enhance A Company’s ESG Profile

ESG and IE&D are both focused on the sustainability and societal impact of corporate management, but their underlying concepts are distinct and should be evaluated individually to maximize impact. 

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Director Confidence Falls To New Low In October

Corporate Board Member’s October reading of director sentiment shows continued decline in optimism among U.S. public company board members. More now expect business conditions to deteriorate over the coming year.