Nominating & Governance Committee

When Should You Just Say No To A Board Seat?

Being courted is an honor, but accepting isn't always a good idea. How to spot the danger signs of a bad board.

The Business Case For Having A Creative On Your Board

Three tips to help you get true creative minds—or directors with a track record for creative problem-solving—on your board to enable real innovation and ingenuity.

‘This Time Can Be Different’ On Racial Equality

Veteran board member Gaurdie Banister, Jr., talks fighting fires, rethinking strategy and the unique role directors can play on race and equality in America.

How To Achieve Directors’ Full Potential

Four pilot projects can help build confidence, trust and rapport by gradually involving the board more deeply in key decisions and sharing more information.

California Bill May Force Boards To Debate Diversity

The new legislation is certain to face strong opposition in the courts—but too much vocal opposition by individual directors could do reputational harm.

Is A Director Resignation Policy Good For Governance?

It may not be a topic directors are eager to address, but boards should expect shareholders to raise the issue more frequently as calls for greater director accountability and more frequent board refreshment continue to grow.

Corporate Board Member Institute

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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.