Nominating & Governance Committee

Insights From An Activist Investor

Assembling a diverse group of directors is a good start, but it takes strong board leadership to create a culture that embraces it.

Is There A Message Behind Reddit Co-Founder’s Resignation From The Board?

Some might interpret the move as a statement that white directors resigning is the only way to bring diversity to the board. That’s not what this is about.

Less Than 1 Percent Of Fortune 500 CEOs Are Black: Corporate America Must Change

The protests around the country address an issue larger than police brutality and, if there is to be any long-term sustainable change, it's an issue that must be addressed by corporate America.

A Time When Generalists Are Most Needed

The current crisis may be proving the theory that bucking the specialist director trend was, and is, the right way to go.

Ed Kangas: Lessons From A Master Troubleshooter

Veteran director and former Deloitte CEO Ed Kangas has built a reputation for wrangling with nightmare disruptions and thorny complexity—all while keeping the boardroom drama at bay.

Should Boards Ask CEOs To Resign From Other Company Boards During A Crisis?

As a fiduciary, it will be hard for boards to argue that allowing a sitting CEO to serve on multiple outside boards during a crisis is in the best interest of investors and stakeholders.

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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.