Tag: ESG

A Skeptical Look At Redefining The Purpose Of A Corporation

Forgive Simon Sinek if he’s supportive of the sentiment but skeptical of the sincerity of the Business Roundtable in its recent self-redefinition of the purpose of a corporation.

SEC’s Hester Peirce On How ESG Became The Scarlet Letters Of...

Directors struggling to come to grips with the burgeoning ESG-industrial complex should take a few minutes this week to read SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce’s...

More Reasons For Using ESG In Board Strategy

If your board hasn’t considered how environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues may affect your business model, supply chain and customers, it may be time it did.

Doubling Down On ESG: Proxy Season With A Social Conscience

Board diversity, climate change, the opioid epidemic and gun violence will top the agenda in corporate boardrooms in 2019—with directors called upon to ensure that sophisticated policies are in place to address them.

Top 10 ESG Strategies For 2019

How your company tackles and prioritize ESG is ever changing. Here is a list of the top 10 strategies your board can take at as we enter 2019.

The Many Questions of Tying ESG To Executive Compensation

While companies such as Shell should be commended for taking active steps to link executive pay to ESG and CSR targets, there are a number of important considerations that need to be addressed carefully going forward by boards and other stakeholders.

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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.

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.