Diversity

Doubling Down On ESG: Proxy Season With A Social Conscience

Board diversity, climate change, the opioid epidemic and gun violence will top the agenda in corporate boardrooms in 2019—with directors called upon to ensure that sophisticated policies are in place to address them.

Parity Power: Making A Difference In The Boardroom

The challenge isn’t just making it onto a board–it’s making a difference once you’re there. Once at the table, overcoming subconscious biases, assumptions and social and professional practices can hinder women directors.

A Strategic Approach To Board Composition And Diversity

Board chairs and CEOs have a particularly important role to play when it comes to driving change and educating other directors about why diversity matters.

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.

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.