Diversity

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.

Women On Board: Silicon Hypocrisy

Women represent only 21% of boards of directors on the S&P 500. And when you examine the companies more closely, you will likely be surprised by some of the biggest gender offenders.

Inside The Boardroom: Handling Disruption, Innovation, Diversity, And More

Boardroom insider Betsy Atkins tackles issues related to board composition, refreshment and diversity, how to handle disruption and innovation, dividing and conquering board committee work.

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.