Risk Management

Boards Face Worker Safety Issues As Nation Reopens

As pressure mounts for companies to end business shutdowns and begin operating as close to normal as possible, directors need to be aware of their risk.

The Levers for Sustainable Growth: Why ESG Is More Important Than Ever

Businesses may feel compelled to focus on the short term, but given stakeholder interest, putting off long-term ESG initiatives could cause irreparable harm.

ESG Disclosure Best Practices May Be Emerging

Boards have known for some time that investors want to see ESG progress, but standards for communicating efforts have been lacking. That may be changing.

The Increasing Spotlight On ESG In A Post-COVID Era

Shareholders give no indication of putting ESG on the back burner. In fact, its significance seems to be rising—and boards need to be ready.

Should Boards Ask CEOs To Resign From Other Company Boards During A Crisis?

As a fiduciary, it will be hard for boards to argue that allowing a sitting CEO to serve on multiple outside boards during a crisis is in the best interest of investors and stakeholders.

The Return To Work: What Boards Should Be Thinking About

In order to perform their essential oversight duties, directors need to understand the problems their executives are focused on solving as they chart a course from crisis to recovery.

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.