June 21, 2022

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

June 21, 2022

Betsy Atkins, board member for Wynn Las Vegas and Volvo Car Group, explores promine

June 21, 2022

Joyce Cacho, board member for Sunrise Banks NA and World Benchmarking Alliance, exp

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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Five Questions Boards Should Ask About the War in Ukraine

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Boards have an opportunity to define protocols around crisis management and ESG.
While still recovering from the disruptions of the global pandemic, many companies find themselves grappling with a new and, for the most part, unanticipated emergency. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine requires business leaders to remain in crisis-management mode. 

SEC Proposal Seeks Quicker, Standardized Disclosure of Cybersecurity Incidents

Speedy disclosures present possible headaches for boards and companies.
The SEC recently proposed amendments to its regulations to strengthen and standardize disclosures by public companies in the areas of cybersecurity risk management, strategy, governance and incident reporting. 
The amendments would require up-to-date reporting on cybersecurity incidents and periodic reporting to supply updates on previously reported incidents. It would also mandate disclosures on: 

ESG and Talent Retention Lead the Annual Meeting Agenda

The issues that will demand attention from shareholders.
As boards and company management teams prepare for 2022 shareholder meetings, they are confronted with a host of issues, including evolving regulatory and reporting guidance for ESG, an expanding need for employee engagement to retain valued talent and the increased threat of disruption due to technological and cybersecurity risks.

Boards and Management Must Work Together to Strengthen Cybersecurity

Identify cybersecurity communication gaps and ways to close them.

With both boards and management concerned about the effect lax cybersecurity can have on a company, it is essential that both groups work together to close communication gaps on the subject and continue toward the goal of effectively protecting the organization’s information assets.

Common Communication Gaps

Carl N. Kriebel is a shareholder at Schneider Downs & Co. Inc., with extensive experience in advising client executive, audit and compliance boards on the state of their programs. 

Exposure to P&L Talent Pipeline Means More Women CEOs

Be intentional about moving women into executive roles.

Kimber Maderazzo is chair of the board of C200, a community representing successful women in business.

Ukraine and Corporate Boards

Preparing for cyber risk should be high on the director checklist.