Strategy & Risk Oversight

‘For Once, I’m Going to Put Shareholders Last’: Retired Citigroup Chairman Michael O’Neill’s Covid-Crisis...

Michael O’Neill knows a bit about crisis. He stepped into the role of non-executive chairman of Citigroup in 2012, one of the darkest times in the banks’ history. Citi had recently failed the Federal...

Don’t Fear Your Founders

As Facebook, Tesla and Twitter directors have all learned the hard way, allowing monarch CEOs free reign borders on board negligence.

When Lack Of A Red Flag Is A Red Flag

An analysis of more than two million whistleblower reports at publicly traded U.S. companies finds that companies with more employee hotline reports perform better, are generally healthier and attract fewer negative headlines.

Secrets From Born-Digital Boardrooms

A look behind the veil of private, born-digital companies reveals four common pitfalls that boards at those companies are particularly vulnerable to.

Investors Push For More Politics In The Boardroom

A movement by investors to pressure companies into divulging political policies and ideologies appears to be gaining traction. Boards need to be ready.

How Exposed Are You?

As shareholder actions against directors spike, it’s time to take a hard look at your liability.

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 2020

Investor expectations, new disclosure requirements, ESG, current and future trends–your committee agendas are filling up.