Nominating & Governance Committee

Use Board Reviews To Up Your Director Game

More than a check-the-box exercise, the board assessment can be one of the most powerful tools in your corporate governance arsenal.

Diversity: ‘Not For The Faint Of Heart’

What do all successful diversity and inclusion efforts have in common? They’re not easy—filled with fear, misteps, setbacks and sensitivity. They’re also essential. Some ideas to help your board—finally—move the needle.

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.

Corporate Board Member Institute

The leading continuing education program for public company boards.

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.