ESG

What Are Directors Saying About ESG And Human Capital Governance?

A survey of 170 board directors around the world reveals perspectives on company purpose, shareholder primacy, ESG and human capital governance.

Russell 3000 Companies Appoint 130 Black Board Members In 5 Months

An increase of 240% means that institutional investors are, at least behind closed doors, increasingly talking about appointments of diverse groups to boards—and companies are listening.

Global Charitable Giving: Key Takeaways For Boards

A heightened focus on ESG and CSR is inspiring more charitable giving. The board needs to be aware of the risks.

Board Diversity: The Latest Business Disruptor?

The passage of the California law means the board diversity issue is not going away any time soon. In fact, it may have the potential to change the way that business is done.

Will Social Justice Movements Change Governance In The Boardroom?

It may no longer suffice when companies have made a “best effort” regarding their diversity efforts but have demonstrated little progress.

Can’t Find Diverse Talent? One Director Says: “Try Harder”

Teri McClure, an African American who serves on four corporate boards, reacts to Wells Fargo CEO Charlie Scharf's recent gaffe and shares her views on recruiting and retaining diverse talent.

Corporate Board Member Institute

The leading continuing education program for public company boards.

FEATURED CONTENT

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 2020

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