Nominating & Governance Committee

Perspectives From The Chair: Leading With Influence

In the past, some Nom-Gov chairs felt they were perceived as onerous compliance police. Today, they have the opportunity to lead on a host of critical issues confronting organizations and their boards. A look at how to do that right.

Synchrony’s Rick Hartnack On Refreshment, Remote Work And Risk

In an interview with Corporate Board Member, Hartnack shares his views on a range of topics, including how to monitor culture from the outside.

Russell 3000 Companies Grow Black Directors By 10%, But 60% Still Don’t Have One

As pressure from institutional investors grows to diversify, Nom-Gov chairs should ensure that slates for new directors include diverse candidates.

Make The Most Of Your Board’s Diversity

Five practical tips for organizations seeking to move forward in their diversity and inclusion initiatives among senior leaders.

Challenged By Activists, Kohl’s Uses Active Communication

Proactive strategies have convinced investors to scale back the number of board members they want to replace, from nine to five.

Perspectives From The Chair: Agents Of Change

More than 25 recent interviews revealed that nom/gov chairs are leading the conversations and actions around hot topics such as DE&I, ESG and board effectiveness and governance.

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Directors’ Outlook For Economy Dims To Pre-Vaccine Levels On Inflation Fears

Our gauge of U.S. public company board member confidence is now just 3 percent above where it was last fall, before Covid-19 vaccines were released.