October 3, 2022

Some findings raise the question of whether “diversity fatigue” is setting in.

September 30, 2022

Tech boards have the most directors, but lag behind their number of Asian emplo

September 21, 2022

For directors, it’s essential to understand a company’s finances and anticipate

September 20, 2022

Success with sustainability requires directors to drive bold action in a decisi

September 19, 2022

The practice will only grow as disclosure of climate-related data becomes more


Mirion Technologies Inc.
Consolidated Communications Holdings Inc.
Broadmark Realty Capital Inc.
Ethan Allen Interiors Inc.


Top 5 Compensation Committee Priorities for 2022

In the second half of 2021, the market for talent at almost all levels of the organization was red hot, with increased levels of turnover and challenges in attracting new staff. Companies across most industries have been faced with significant employee retention challenges, putting upward pressure on compensation levels. Another new factor in 2021 was the reemergence of inflation as an economic concern, with annualized rates of inflation of 6.2% in October and 6.8% in December. If this level of inflation continues into 2022, companies may be under additional pressure to increase pay.

How boards of directors can mitigate 3 pressing risks entering 2022

What boards of directors can do to mitigate risks involving cybersecurity, talent recruitment and retention, and compliance as the calendar flips to 2022.

Risks to businesses are evolving so fluidly that the list is never finite. But a snapshot of the risk landscape, especially at the start of a new year, can at least help boards of directors remain vigilant and organized in their oversight.

John Brackett is the national risk consulting leader at RSM US LLP

RSM US Middle Market Business Index

A new Middle Market Business Index special report from RSM US LLP states that the growing importance of environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues has reached an inflection point in the middle market, even in the face of the dramatic economic fluctuations of the last year and a half. Stakeholders’ increased focus on ESG will continue to present immense business opportunities for organizations that position themselves to adapt to these shifting priorities. 

A Timeline of Corporate Governance From the FCPA to ESG

To celebrate our 45th anniversary, we’ve updated our Timeline of Corporate Governance, which has appeared throughout the years in our pages. Directors & Boards was founded during the creation and passage of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, which we believe to be the legislation that began the modern era of corporate governance responsibilities. We’ve continued to advocate for excellence in corporate governance through Sarbanes-Oxley, Dodd-Frank and the vigorous focus on ESG and DEI.