Shareholder Engagement

Want To Stay Relevant? Think Like An Activist Investor

For corporate boards and their companies, the only real protection from an activist investor is to consistently turn in an excellent performance.

What Boards Need To Know About Proxy Access As The 2018 Proxy Season Approaches

Would your board be ready to respond if a large shareholder asked the company to join the more than 450 U.S. public companies that have adopted proxy access?

Acting on Activism

Thanks to the rapid rise in shareholder activism in recent years, activist directors have become a mainstay of publicly held company boardrooms.

6 Questions You Should Address Before An Activist Does

Here are 6 questions to ask internally before you find yourself on the defensive with an activist.

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.