Shareholder Engagement

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

Martin Lipton: “Shareholder Primacy Is Just Dead Wrong”

Known as a defender of choice for companies under attack, Martin Lipton has also been arguing against short-termism for more than three decades.

Covid-19: The Good Governance Crash Test

Well governed organizations have vastly overperformed poorly governed ones during the pandemic. Despite the vast difference in context, this is an exact repeat of the 2008 crisis. So why has governance become such a key differentiator?

Corporate Board Member Institute

The leading continuing education program for public company boards.

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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.