Diversity

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.

3 Mistakes Companies Make When Recruiting Women as Board Members

Large companies have continued to improve the gender diversity of their board composition, and in 2017, nearly 20% of all board seats at Fortune 1000 companies were held by women.

More Hispanics Are Needed On Boards

The percentage of Hispanics on Fortune 500 boards is stagnant, with 2.6 percent of board members being Hispanic as of summer 2017, and 2.5 percent at the end of 2015. Three-quarters of Fortune 500 companies have no Hispanic board members.

Trends In Board Recruitment And Mandatory Age Requirements

In this episode of "Inside America's Boardrooms", Julie Hembrock Daum, Leader of Spencer Stuart’s North American Board Practice, reviews trends in board recruitment, age limits, and how they tie these trends together.

Women On Board: The Global Solution

Create a global network and gather them together as part of a Board Corps that advises the board until the time is right for them to move onto the board.

Women On Board: The Media Problem

Here are the top 10 reasons that play a role in why women are a minority on corporate boards — some genuine, others not so much.

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.