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June 21, 2022

Now is a good time to revisit risk assumptions with management.

June 21, 2022

Anticipating emerging risks means reshaping the board. 

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Cybersecurity Is Essential to ESG and Corporate Governance

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Make cybersecurity part of your approach to ESG.

A Politicized World Demands Director Neutrality

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The public depends on directors who are principled, decisive and protective of shareholders.

Age Should Be Nothing but a Number for Qualified Board Members

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It may be time to rethink age limits for corporate board service.

What Makes a Good Board Member?

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Quality directors must be collaborative, committed and courageous. 
 
To help companies navigate disruptive technology, a global pandemic and other major challenges facing companies today, a high-performing board of directors is more essential than ever.
 
“The level of change and disruption has accelerated,” says Sheila Hooda, independent director of Enact Holdings Inc., ScION Tech Growth and Mutual of Omaha Insurance Company. “The number of risks is higher, as are the number of opportunities.”
 

Board Practices in the Digital Age: Using Corporate Governance to Maximize the Benefit-to-Cost Ratio of Information Technology (Magazine Version)

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Virtual capabilities and electronic documents are double-edged swords.

How Many Boards Is Too Many?

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There are risks to overboarding, both for the company and the director.

How Big Is Too Big?

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The best boards closely monitor their director count.
 
The median number of board members in the Russell 3000 has remained stable over the past five years, growing from 9.0 in 2016 to 9.1 in 2020, according to Corporate Board Practices in the Russell 3000, S&P 500 and S&P MidCap 400: 2021 Edition. But that median number hides the fact that the number of companies with smaller boards (fewer than six directors) declined, while those with larger boards generally increased in percentage.
 

When Stress Strikes the Boardroom

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Eight characteristics of the courageous board.

Dangerous Managerial Liaisons: Distortions, Misdirection and Fad Terminology

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Boards can help the C-suite avoid the perils of short-term thinking.

How the Board Can Build Trust in the Company

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High trust generates significant shareholder value.

Customers prefer to deal with companies they trust, even if they have to pay more. In a survey I conducted, I found that customers are willing to pay a 29.6% premium to a company they trust.