March 16, 2023

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

March 14, 2023

What Directors are Thinking

March 9, 2023

With more than half of companies failing to plan for CEO succession, the topic

March 9, 2023

To contribute effectively during economic uncertainty, directors need candor, c

March 7, 2023

Boards of Delaware corporations may want to move toward adopting officer exculp

March 6, 2023

Boards continue to be challenged by the war in Ukraine, China relations and ESG

March 3, 2023

ESG statements in press releases, the company website and other marketing can b

March 2, 2023

There’s a better way to prevent C-Suite self-dealing than the SEC’s cybersecuri

2023 Compensation Committee Priorities

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Preparing for a recession and ensuring that executives have appropriate equity incentives top the list for the new year.

As we reflect on 2022 and progress into 2023, we anticipate a high degree of economic uncertainty and believe the most critical activities for compensation committees will be related to navigating a challenging economic environment. With that in mind, we have identified what we think are the top priorities for committees in 2023.

ESG Metrics in Executive Incentive Plans

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In the U.S., the prevalence of ESG metrics is high but still lags behind Europe and the U.K.

Special Interview with Patagonia Chair Charles Conn

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The company’s non-family chair addresses the owners’ decision to make Earth Patagonia’s only shareholder. 

How Companies Incorporate ESG Metrics in Compensation Plans

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The following companies have implemented ESG metrics and made disclosures in their 2022 proxy statements.


ESG Metrics in Compensation Plans and Executive Employment Agreements

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See how some of America’s largest companies are implementing sustainability metrics into their comp strategies.

Book Review - ESG in the Boardroom: A Guidebook for Directors

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Board members have been inundated for the past several years with demands for them to be attentive to ESG considerations. However, precious little has been written about how this should actually work in the boardroom. What specific actions should board members take, and how do ESG considerations fit in with the basic fiduciary duty of board members to maximize enterprise value?

CEOs and Boards Are Putting Succession Plans to the Test

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Top executive succession rates climb as challenges multiply and boards gain confidence.

CEOs in 2021 were relatively comfortable in their roles, but 2022 could set records for CEO departures, according to CEO Succession Practices in the Russell 3000 and S&P 500: Live Dashboard, a project of The Conference Board and ESG data analytics firm ESGAUGE.

Director Reflections on Talent

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Beth A. Brooke

Director Reflections on Talent

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Anna Catalano

Director, HF Sinclair Corporation, Frontdoor Inc., Ecovyst Inc., Hexion Inc.

The Future of Talent

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Boards must understand how their companies’ people strategy aligns with overall strategy and drives growth.