Shareholder Engagement

Board Alert: The T. Rowe Price Philosophy On Engagement & Activism

Doug Chia, Executive Director of The Conference Board Governance Center, sits down with William Ultan, Managing Director of Corporate Governance for Morrow Sodali, to dissect various aspects of T. Rowe Price’s Investment Philosophy on Shareholder Activism.

The Dos & Don’ts Of Proxy Contests: Lessons From An Activist

Greg Taxin, managing member of Spotlight Advisors, LLC, discusses the mistakes that boards and management too-commonly make when confronted with a proxy contest.

Demystifying The Index Funds

Index funds are awakening to their influence and the responsibilities associated with their place at the top of the shareholder register.

Xerox Proxy Battle Hinged On CEO Conflict

For ousted Xerox CEO Jeff Jacobson, the perception (echoed by a judge) that he was pushing forward with a merger deal with Fujifilm to save his own job proved too much to overcome.

A Sense of Purpose: Trends in Shareholder Engagement

Not only are investors pushing boards to think more strategically about ESG, diversity, and long-term sustainable investment, they’re also pushing for more shareholder communication around these topics.

JPMorgan Chase Chairman Jamie Dimon Shares His Wisdom

JPMorgan Chase chairman and CEO Jamie Dimon demonstrates a cogent worldview that business is one part a race for numbers and at least two parts sensitivity to human nature.

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 2019

Investor expectations, new disclosure requirements, ESG, current and future trends–your committee agendas are filling up.