Shareholder Engagement

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.

Three Recommendations For Your Virtual Shareholder Meeting In 2021

Avoid challenges from investor groups by addressing problems well ahead of time.

Investment Firm Pushes Collaborative Activism When Working With Boards

If Mill Road Capital’s 'Sponsoring Investor' approach works for micro-cap companies, similar attempts by investment firms that focus on mid-cap and large-cap companies may follow.

It’s War: The New Dilemma For Corporations And Social Issues

How does a company walk the tightrope that looks more like a Gordian knot? Here are a few rules to get you started.

Should Boards Consider Developing A Bitcoin Strategy?

As more financial institutions agree to accept and settle transactions with crypto currencies, companies will need to evaluate their strategies—and be prepared to defend them to shareholders.

Corporate Board Member Institute

The leading continuing education program for public company boards.

Directors’ Outlook For Economy Dims To Pre-Vaccine Levels On Inflation Fears

Our gauge of U.S. public company board member confidence is now just 3 percent above where it was last fall, before Covid-19 vaccines were released.