Nominating & Governance Committee

Russell 3000 Companies Appoint 130 Black Board Members In 5 Months

An increase of 240% means that institutional investors are, at least behind closed doors, increasingly talking about appointments of diverse groups to boards—and companies are listening.

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.

Corporate Board Member Institute

The leading continuing education program for public company boards.

Poll: Director Optimism Stalls in April 

U.S. public company board members’ optimism heading into the spring is increasingly tempered by worries over new taxes and regulations. 

Director Fundamentals

A comprehensive guide & training course on the role of the public company director.