Strategy & Risk Oversight

How Boards Can Boost Their Cyber IQ

Every member of the board has some level of accountability for knowing what constitutes cyber risk and how to best manage it. Fortunately, resources abound.

Forget Cybersecurity

It’s no longer a question of whether a company will be attacked, but when. Rather than focus on prevention, boards need to embrace the idea of cyber resilience—or continuing to operate after a breach.

Sex and the CEO

Amorous relationships between bosses and subordinates are fraught with risk. Boards need to deal with the issue head-on to protect employees, the company, shareholders and themselves.

ESG Review Should Be Board Priority For 2020

Recent trends suggest that corporate boards will need to pay greater attention to how ESG can impact a company’s bottom line. Institutional investors and other stakeholders are making the link between environmental, social and...

WeWork Fallout May Have Greater Financial Impact

Softbank’s decision to require higher governance standards at companies it invests in may advance the argument that good governance reduces financial risk. It should also inspire all boards to consider how their governance practices...

The Key Players Needed to Battle Climate Change? America’s Boards.

The Energy industry is undergoing a "once-in-100-years" transformation. At the confluence between the fourth industrial revolution, climate change, and heightened stakeholder awareness, how we think about energy is at a crossroads. In the past...

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.