Diversity

Seizing the Opportunity To Change Board Culture

Disruptive forces in governance are giving boards a unique opportunity to improve—but we have to use our own voices and listen to others to get there.

Nasdaq Pushes To Require Board Diversity Starting In 2021

Under the proposed rules, companies would be required to have at least one female director and one director who self identifies as either an underrepresented minority or LGBTQ.

Diversity: ‘Not For The Faint Of Heart’

What do all successful diversity and inclusion efforts have in common? They’re not easy—filled with fear, misteps, setbacks and sensitivity. They’re also essential. Some ideas to help your board—finally—move the needle.

Advice For Board Introverts: Lean In

In times of crisis, diversity of thought is critical—but a minority at the table often dominate discussion. Advice from an introvert on amplifying the voices and perspectives of those least likely to offer them.

What Are Directors Saying About ESG And Human Capital Governance?

A survey of 170 board directors around the world reveals perspectives on company purpose, shareholder primacy, ESG and human capital governance.

Russell 3000 Companies Appoint 130 Black Board Members In 5 Months

An increase of 240% means that institutional investors are, at least behind closed doors, increasingly talking about appointments of diverse groups to boards—and companies are listening.

Corporate Board Member Institute

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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.