Diversity

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
Lack of term limits is a big reason for lack of boardroom diversity

Lack Of Term Limits Hinders Boardroom Diversity

There are multiple reasons why boards aren’t as diversified as they should be. Lack of term limits is a big one, says Dale Jones, President and CEO of Diversified Search.

Will California’s Proposed Legislation Solve The Board Diversity Puzzle?

With California legislators moving closer to approving a bill that would require public company boards to have at least on female director, the question now are is whether such a law is necessary.

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.