Shareholder Engagement

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.

California Bill May Force Boards To Debate Diversity

The new legislation is certain to face strong opposition in the courts—but too much vocal opposition by individual directors could do reputational harm.

Is A Director Resignation Policy Good For Governance?

It may not be a topic directors are eager to address, but boards should expect shareholders to raise the issue more frequently as calls for greater director accountability and more frequent board refreshment continue to grow.

Should ESG Still Be A Priority Post-Pandemic?

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

Boards Should Expect Greater Scrutiny On Pay

Corporate boards may want to re-evaluate their current compensation models to make sure that they don’t unfairly enrich executives who are responsible for long-term shareholder value.

It’s Not To Late To Get Web-Cam Ready

Amateur hour is over. From here on out, remote meetings demand a new level of personal professionalism

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.