Nominating & Governance Committee

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.

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.

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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.