Shareholder Engagement

6 Questions Boards Should Ask About Their Company’s Political Activity Strategy

While boards are generally not on the front line in making decisions about corporate political activity, they can play a key role in mitigating the risks and capitalizing on the opportunities.

Whose Idea Was It To Adjust CEO Pay—Investors, The Board Or The CEO?

Findings of a new study give supporters of stakeholder capitalism ammunition to question the motives of corporate boards that favor CEO pay increases. Three things directors should consider.

ESG in M&A: From Afterthought to Central Focus

The investment community now views ESG measurement as a core component of effective corporate strategy, Three things to keep in mind for future deal-making.

Early Say-On-Pay Results Sending Directors A Message

If shareholders continue to be dissatisfied with CEO salaries, directors who sit on compensation committees may come under greater scrutiny.

Prepping For Proxy Season

ESG is back on boardroom agendas with a vengeance in 2021. Here’s what directors should be thinking about on each branch of the acronym.

Worker Representation Proposals Highlight Board, Employee Relationship

Such proposals have been defeated in the recent past, but boards that would rather head them off than fight them should consider taking the following actions.

Corporate Board Member Institute

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Director Optimism Falls In May On Mounting Inflation Concerns

U.S. public company board members’ optimism dropped at the end of Q2 amid fears that inflation will hamper growth in 2022.