Tag: governance

Good Governance Has A Way Of Growing On You

Good governance is not about optics. It’s about protocols and practices that are so embedded in a board’s culture that they can be communicated with the same ease as a company’s vision, strategy and metrics.

From The Gridiron To Lessons in Governance

Governance in the corporate world is mainly “top down,” trickling from a board of directors, which is a distinctly different approach from the “bottom-up” governance principles R. Brad Oates learned in the NFL.

What Is The Governance Revolution?

If directors take ownership of governance, they can drive the companies in their charge toward long term sustainable value creation over short term sophistry.

Get Ahead of the Next Big Investor Push: Human Capital Reporting

The only 10-K disclosure related to human capital is number of employees. There is a proposal from the agency from the Human Capital Coalition looking for more required reporting on issues like pay disparity and culture.

How And When To Engage With Institutional Investors & Proxy Advisors

Governance best practices increasingly call for boards to engage with their investors on critical issues; yet much ambiguity still surrounds the shareholder engagement process.

A Closer Look At Joint Venture Governance And Controls

Investor and regulatory demands for improved corporate governance have pushed many companies to take a closer look at their joint ventures.

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.

Board Composition Trends

With investors increasingly scrutinizing the composition, diversity and quality of boardrooms, directors serving on their board's nominating/governance committee are now in the spotlight.

Committee Briefings: Top Considerations for 2019

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