ESG

Report Says 2021 Saw Governance Lapses

Survey stats highlight misses on employee training, compensation and ESG activism.

Board Diversity Gains From 2021 May Not Be Repeated In 2022

That 17 states have filed lawsuits claiming Nasdaq’s board diversity policy amounts to an illegal quota system demonstrates that last year’s gains may not be sustainable.

Boards Say Climate Change Is Important, But Don’t Prioritize Measuring Progress

Nearly three-quarters of all boards say they don’t prioritize climate change in their executive performance metrics.

Investors Are Demanding Sustainability—Is Your Board Ready?

Directors must make sure management is walking the talk on sustainability. Four questions to ask right now.

Report Suggests Board DE&I Talk Slowly Moving Toward Action

There is no denying that it will take some time for many boards to embrace the adjustments that come with fully implementing effective DE&I policies but pressure from investors, regulators, employees and consumers will continue to keep this a board agenda item for 2022

Culture Considerations To Help Boards Manage Risk

Boards can govern culture and enhance risk management in several ways, including recognizing that culture should evolve.

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Director Optimism Declines For 7th Consecutive Month

After peaking in April, board members’ outlook for the future of business slipped further in November, driven by renewed Covid fears, inflation and a tight labor market.