Shareholder Engagement

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.

Socially Conscious Consumer Activism

Deciding what to do when a company is asked to announce its position on polarizing issues will require boards to develop a range of responses.

Tesla Chair’s Vote: A Test For Stakeholder Capitalism?

Shareholders will have to decide if the board chair deserves ouster for poor governance practices—or a vote of confidence for guiding the company to outsized share price appreciation.

Human Capital Management During And After The Covid Era

The Covid era will cause many boards to enhance their HCM oversight and voluntarily discuss more about their efforts.

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.

Revenue Growth Management: Common Pitfalls And How To Win

The evidence suggests traditional RGM strategies will unintentionally lead to reductions in cash flow and shareholder value at a time when cash is critical. Here's how to avoid the pitfalls and minimize risk.

Corporate Board Member Institute

The leading continuing education program for public company boards.

FEATURED CONTENT

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.