March 31, 2023

Board members with risk management experience are important — but a company also needs

March 30, 2023

Boards are guiding companies away from one-size-fits-all solutions and toward a

March 28, 2023

Companies with relationships in the European Union, along with some American ci

March 27, 2023

Five ways to strengthen board decision-making and benefit from the recent strug

March 24, 2023

Managing risk requires compliance program evaluation, thorough audits and a cle

March 23, 2023

My Board Journey

March 22, 2023

Investors are showing no hesitancy to object to nonpreferred pay decisions and

March 16, 2023

A new report finds CEO and CFO base salaries increasing but bonuses on the decl

Report Tracks the Evolution of ESG in Boardrooms

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Survey shows shifts in ESG oversight and incorporation of goals and metrics.

ESG continues to become an increased focus of boards of directors, with 71% of boards incorporating ESG goals and metrics into overall company strategy and 34% of boards discussing ESG at every or nearly every meeting, compared with 15% pre-coronavirus.

Geopolitical Disruption Invades the Boardroom

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Directors should plan for risks in talent, supply chain, public health and more.

Risk Areas for Corporate Boards - Betsy Atkins

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Betsy Atkins, board member for Wynn Las Vegas and Volvo Car Group, explores prominent risks for corporate boards.

Risk Areas for Corporate Boards - Joyce Cacho

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Joyce Cacho, board member for Sunrise Banks NA and World Benchmarking Alliance, explores prominent risks for corporate boards. 

Effective Oversight of Global Risk

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Now is a good time to revisit risk assumptions with management. A robust dialogue can ensure alignment between the board and management and better position the company to handle the next global crises.

Rethinking Risk Management

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Anticipating emerging risks means reshaping the board. 

Risk management is often cited among the top two or three items on board agendas, yet many companies have found themselves unprepared for a variety of recent shocks, including the COVID-19 pandemic, the Great Resignation, cybersecurity events, labor shortages and supply chain disruptions. 

The Global Board

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International crises increase the need for non-U.S. board members.

Eight Ways for Boards to Combat Inflation

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Ram Charan notes that most senior managers have never seen or dealt with hyperinflation.

Ram Charan is worried about inflation’s effect on business.

Therefore, boards should be worried about it, too.

10 Questions Boards Should Ask at Every Meeting

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Here are the most pressing queries for boards to be posing to management, according to Ram Charan and Dennis Carey, vice chairman of Korn Ferry. 

Cyber Threat Intelligence

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A comprehensive cybersecurity program focuses on more than compliance.

To truly protect their organizations, boards must use their oversight role to move the focus on cybersecurity past regulatory compliance and toward the goals of identifying threats before they happen and being able to respond quickly should an incident occur.