Diversity

Ethnic Diversity and Number of Women Joining Boards Hit Record Highs In 2019, ISS...

According to a new study by proxy advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services released this week, the number of both women and ethnic minorities either joining or serving as directors at Russell 3000 companies hit a record high in 2019.

U.S. Boardrooms Are Getting Older, New Study Finds

America’s boardrooms may be getting more diverse than ever before—but they’re also getting older. Much older.

Without Inclusion, Diversity Does Not Work

Diversity and inclusion are often discussed as a single term, but the fact is that they are very different concepts. Diversity is about the mix of people in a team. Inclusion is about making sure the mix works.

Majority Of Directors Say CEO Compensation Should Include Diversity And Inclusion Metrics, New Study...

More than half of public company directors believe diversity and inclusion metrics should be incorporated into the incentive compensation plans for the CEO and executive management team—but how best to do so remains a question.

Board Diversity: Recruiting Latino Board Members

Despite 18% of the population being Hispanic or Latino, this segment holds less than 3% of Fortune 1000 company board seats.

SSGA: Monitoring Culture Isn’t Easy—But It’s Important

Corporate Board Member spoke with State Street Global Advisors (SSGA)’s senior managing director and head of ESG, Rakhi Kumar, about the company’s framework to align culture with long-term strategy.

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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 2020

Investor expectations, new disclosure requirements, ESG, current and future trends–your committee agendas are filling up.