Shareholder Engagement

Four Keys To Effective Governance Reviews

When done well, these reviews help optimize how a company functions at its highest level and build trust with shareholders and other important stakeholders.

Fostering Stakeholder Trust: Plain Language In Corporate Disclosure

Most of us know instinctively that using plain language is a good idea. “Please give me the most convoluted proxy statement possible,” said no investor, ever. But if you need some confirming data, read on.

Prepping For A Post-Pandemic Proxy Season

Covid-19’s impact on businesses varies by industry—and so should efforts to adjust compensation programs.

Vanguard Criticism Of Alphabet, Uber Turns Up Heat On Comp Committees

As the reasoning behind what CEOs earn becomes more public, greater pressure is going to fall on compensation committee members.

How To Be A High Performance Board

In a time of unparalleled crisis and change, directors are relying on time-worn fundamentals to get them through.

ESG Considerations In M&A

The level of transparency stakeholders are requiring on ESG factors is creating both risks and opportunities that are financially material to companies on both sides of the deal.

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.