Nominating & Governance Committee

Raising the Refreshment Bar: Bringing Diversity Into Committee Leadership

That doesn't mean homogenous committees can’t make good decisions. But diverse ones, by applying a broader cross-section of experience to today’s multifaceted problems, can usually make better ones.

What’s So Objectionable About Female Board Representation?

The lawsuits challenging SB 826 miss the point: it’s not whether women are capable—they clearly are—but whether they have the opportunity to earn that spot.

In The Boardroom, Size Matters

Too few directors can risk rubber-stamping and too many can spoil the soup. There is, however, a sweet spot that's usually just right for small to mid-size companies.

Vanishing Act In The Corner Office

With tenure at the top growing ever shorter, preparing for unexpected succession has become a board imperative.

Board Refreshment Will Have Greater Significance in 2020

Given heightened investor scrutiny, every board needs to be asking whether they have the right brain trust to lead the company into the next decade.

Policy Updates Could Influence 2020 Director Elections

Director accountability will be a major theme in 2020, and shareholders and regulators are set to use voting as an enforcement measure.

Board Leadership Program

The leading continuing education program for public company boards.

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.