Diversity

More Women Directors In 2018 Shows Diversity On The Rise

The public call for increased board diversity from large investment firms such as BlackRock and State Street Global Advisors this year may have had some influence on the new influx of female directors.

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.

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.