Diversity

Challenging The Status Quo To Optimize Performance

After decades of boardroom conversations focusing on the importance of a wide mix of age, gender and ethnicity, progress on diversity has been sluggish at best.

Board Diversity Propels Performance

For an organization to optimize its success it must be two things: uniformly focused on excellence and in active pursuit of diversity, starting from the top.

Cultivating A More Diverse Corporate Board

Most directors believe gender diversity adds value to the board, improves board performance and brings a unique perspective to the board.

Why Boards Must Approach Human Capital As A Competitive Advantage

In this episode, Michael Steib, CEO & director with XO Group Inc. and outside board member with Ally Financial, shares how boards and management should approach discussions of human capital.

Boards Shouldn’t Ignore BlackRock’s Take On ESG, Diversity

Boards looking for support from BlackRock will have to place a priority on ESG issues and diversity moving forward.

Women on Boards Reduce Risk, Increase Profits

New evidence suggests that organizations with a critical mass of women board members approach risk more holistically and in a way that squeezes a little more value out of decisions.

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.