Risk Management

Judy Marks On Why She Elevated D&I To Top Priority At Otis Worldwide

Given the company's presence around the globe, "the board challenged us" to use a "wide lens" in developing the new initiative for inclusivity.

S.E.C. Changes Disclosure Rules for Legal Proceedings, Risk Factors, Human Capital

No matter who occupies the White House this time next year, the impact of the Trump-era S.E.C. on boards will continue to be felt for a long time to come. Even as Corporate America continues...

Covid From Here: A Candid Conversation With Sandy Climan

Sandy Climan is one of Hollywood’s most respected executives—but he also has a deep background in public health. His assessment of what's to come with Covid? "I think we're looking at another year."

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...

CEO Misconduct? The Case For An Independent Investigator

In the wake of McDonald’s Easterbrook fiasco, a former two-star military lawyer explains how a board should—and should not—pursue the facts.

Should ESG Still Be A Priority Post-Pandemic?

Directors and experts weigh in on how boards view environmental, social and governance oversight now.

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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.