Diversity

2018 In The Boardroom: The Big Takeaways For Directors

Big issues dominated the boardrooms of America in 2018, with board composition, investor influence, ESG and #MeToo/culture management issues taking center stage.

Getting ‘On Board’ With Gender Diversity

U.S. companies are facing increasingly drastic consequences for not diversifying their boards. But this initiative should not be embraced simply for the sake of avoiding consequences.

Updated ISS Policies Show Gender Diversity Remains A Front-Burner Issue

With Institutional Shareholder Services Inc.’s recent announcement of a new voting policy with respect to U.S. companies with no female directors serving on their boards, the issue of board diversity remains front and center.

Landec CEO On Getting Challenged By The Board

Corporate Board Member sat down with Molly Hemmeter, CEO of Landec, a publicly-traded healthy foods company, to talk about how she works with the board.

Six Tips For Improving Diversity In The Boardroom

California's law sparked a nationwide conversation on whether or not forcing quotas in the boardroom is a way to solve the lack of diversity on boards. But quotas or not, here are six ways for boards to improve diversity.

How Boards Can Lead Inclusively From The Top

A recent study reveals boards are critical to the success of D&I strategy, both in their individual roles and in their joint work. If you are a board director, here are five things to do when embarking on the D&I journey

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.

Board Composition Trends

With investors increasingly scrutinizing the composition, diversity and quality of boardrooms, directors serving on their board's nominating/governance committee are now in the spotlight.

Committee Briefings: Top Considerations for 2019

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