Shareholder Engagement

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.

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.

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.

Corporate Board Members Grow Confident In 2021 Economic Recovery

Our latest poll of U.S. public company board members shows increased optimism about business in 2021, betting on a successful vaccine rollout and a return to political stability—although many remain cautious over the potential for increased taxes and new regulations.

Director Fundamentals

A comprehensive guide & training course on the role of the public company director.