Nominating & Governance Committee

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.

Nom-Gov: Getting Around Implicit Bias

CEOs and boards continue to talk about how to make real and lasting changes to culture to address racism and implicit bias in their own organizations. Shareholders are making clear they will not be...

What Boards Can Learn About Diversity From HP

When the company had an opportunity to build its board from scratch after the breakup of Hewlett Packard, it made diversity a top priority.

California Law To Mandate Racially Diverse Boards Could Speed Change

Companies may soon find themselves being asked to explain why they have a lack of ethnic diversity in their boardroom. Consider these proactive steps.

Independent Director Of The Year: Ellen Kullman

"Focus on the things you can control," says Ellen Kullman, who, as lead director of United Technologies, helped guide the company during a tumultuous transformation.

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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.