Board Governance Series

Hot-Button Board Compensation Issues

Board compensation is always a hot topic for directors, with outside director compensation, lead director compensation, equity grants, the actual value of outside director pay and instances where companies have been sued for excessive outside director pay all front-burner topics.

The Current State Of ESG Issues

Directors are spending more time focusing on Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) issues—a growing topic in board and investor circles.

Inside The Investor Stewardship Group

The Investor Stewardship Group (ISG) is a collective of some of the largest U.S.-based institutional investors and global asset managers, along with several of their international counterparts.

How #MeToo Is Reshaping Cultural Oversight

The #MeToo movement has changed the way organizations are approaching company culture, the issue of harassment and how to deal with crises.

Managing Incentive Plans In A Cyclical Business

Jim Wolf, managing partner at Meridian Compensation Partners, on the challenges of working with incentive plans in a cyclical market.

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.