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With ESG here to stay, the key is ensuring that good governance practices are i

January 26, 2023

Unfortunately, boards sometimes screw up.

January 26, 2023

The board should understand the company’s broader ESG goals to ensure the right

January 25, 2023

In an unstable risk environment, directors must help their companies manage for

January 24, 2023

To guide companies toward their ESG goals, audit committee members should under

January 23, 2023

To withstand investor scrutiny, directors must understand industry compensation

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Public boards may find it more difficult to afford favorable treatment to termi

January 18, 2023

Scenario analysis is crucial to the board’s ability to stay on top of major ris

Social Media: A Director’s Best Friend or Worst Nightmare.

Submitted by dashaw on Tue, 03/31/2015 - 08:51

The Philadelphia Chapter of the National Association of Corporate Directors holds a program on “Social Media: A Director’s Best Friend or Worst Nightmare.” Anne Buchanan, a public relations professional, social media pioneer, and crisis management specialist, will demonstrate some of the various ways social media is being used by businesses, highlight organizations that are using it effectively, and discuss how directors can avoid (and curtail) the problems that social media can ignite. For more details visit here.

Directors Roundtable Takeaways

The most recent Directors & Boards directors roundtable, hosted by Debevoise & Plimpton partner James E. Johnson at the firm’s New York City headquarters, covered what directors need to know and what to do in the event of parallel investigations into the company’s activities. A group of 40 serving directors, Directors & Boards editor Jim Kristie, and Debevoise partners Bruce Yannet, Matthew Biben, and Maura Kathleen Monaghan developed these key takeaways from that live discussion.

'Boards Have Shaped Up'

Ed. Note: John Whitehead was a legendary figure in the business, nonprofit, and political worlds. The following is from an interview that Directors & Boards Chairman Robert Rock and Editor James Kristie had with him in 2005 as he published his autobiography, “A Life in Leadership” [Basic Books, a member of the Perseus Books Group]. Whitehead died last month at the age of 92.

Women in the Boardroom NYC Connections Event

Submitted by lisedykes on Thu, 02/26/2015 - 13:13

Women in the Boardroom is hosting a New York City Connections Event. Guest speaker is Edie Weiner, president of Weiner, Edrich, Brown Inc., who will address the topic, “Wise Women Will Rise to the Top.” The program will take place at Anchin, Block & Anchin LLP at 1375 Broadway. For more information and to register visit