Expect an Increase in ESG Hires at Financial FirmsIssue:
Sustainability skills are needed in positions far beyond the C-suite.
How Boards Can Help Companies Achieve Gender Parity at the TopIssue:
Directors should look beyond the “usual suspects” in hiring decisions and ensure the company culture gives women the opportunity to succeed.
Global Corporate Governance Trends for 2023 and BeyondIssue:
Plus, the urgent issues facing U.S.-based boards, including board quality, succession planning and executive compensation.
Universal Proxy: More Choice for Investors, More Challenges for BoardsIssue:
Directors must educate themselves on the new rules and engage with shareholders on the issues that matter the most.
Cyber Risk Protection and Resilience Planning for BoardsIssue:
What cybersecurity questions should directors be asking?
Protect Your Company from Claims of GreenwashingIssue:
Directors must be clear on ESG-related claims made by their companies and willing to push back on dubious messaging.
The Inherent Conflict in Setting Director PayIssue: 2023 Second Quarter
Boards must keep director compensation within a fair range and ensure strong procedures are used to set the number. “I need to make money.”
Silicon Valley Bank Collapse: Lessons for BoardsIssue: 2023 Second Quarter
Board members with risk management experience are important — but a company also needs a chief risk officer.
The Evolution of Total Shareholder Return and Incentive PlansIssue: 2023 Second Quarter
Boards are guiding companies away from one-size-fits-all solutions and toward a tailored mix of incentives.
ESG Reporting Is Taking Hold Ahead of Final SEC RulesIssue:
Companies with relationships in the European Union, along with some American cities, must already disclose their environmental impact.
Lessons Learned from High-Profile Board ChallengesIssue: 2023 Second Quarter
Five ways to strengthen board decision-making and benefit from the recent struggles of some public company boards.
Corporate Crime Risk Mitigation and the BoardIssue:
Managing risk requires compliance program evaluation, thorough audits and a clear tone at the top.
My Board JourneyIssue: 2023 Second Quarter
My Board Journey
Behind the Record Number of Say-on-Pay Failures in 2022Issue:
Investors are showing no hesitancy to object to nonpreferred pay decisions and program features.
The Ups and Downs of C-Suite CompensationIssue:
A new report finds CEO and CFO base salaries increasing but bonuses on the decline.
What Directors Are ThinkingIssue: 2023 Second Quarter
What Directors are Thinking Charles Zimmerman, DMin
Don’t Drop the Baton: Talk More About CEO Succession PlanningIssue:
With more than half of companies failing to plan for CEO succession, the topic needs to become more prevalent at meetings.
Embattled Companies Need the Right DirectorsIssue: 2023 Second Quarter
To contribute effectively during economic uncertainty, directors need candor, care, curiosity and humility.
Recent McDonald’s Case Is a Game-Changer for Duty of OversightIssue:
Boards of Delaware corporations may want to move toward adopting officer exculpatory provisions.
Risk 2023: Déjà Vu All Over AgainIssue:
Boards continue to be challenged by the war in Ukraine, China relations and ESG expectations.
Q2 2023 Audio
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|Lessons Learned from High-Profile Board Challenges||/sites/default/files/2023-03/BoardChallenges.mp3||8:31||nid=34203=nid|
|Think Like an Activist||/sites/default/files/2023-04/Activist.mp3||14:14||nid=34285=nid|
|The Evolution of Total Shareholder Return and Incentive Plans||/sites/default/files/2023-03/TSR.mp3||6:11||nid=34241=nid|
|Silicon Valley Bank Collapse: Lessons for Boards||/sites/default/files/2023-03/SVBCollapse.mp3||6:17||nid=34255=nid|
|The Inherent Conflict in Setting Director Pay||/sites/default/files/2023-04/DirectorPay.mp3||8:42||nid=34263=nid|
|Sitting CEOs Get the First Call||/sites/default/files/2023-04/SittingCEOs.mp3||4:03||nid=34289=nid|
|Activism Run Amok||/sites/default/files/2023-04/Activism.mp3||4:41||nid=34288=nid|
|Do Responsible Special Awards Have to Be an Oxymoron?||/sites/default/files/2023-04/SpecialAwards.mp3||6:05||nid=34271=nid|
|What Directors Are Thinking||/sites/default/files/2023-03/WDATZimmerman.mp3||5:43||nid=34171=nid|
|Chief Compliance Officers Are In the Crosshairs||/sites/default/files/2023-04/CCOs.mp3||5:21||nid=34270=nid|
|My Board Journey||/sites/default/files/2023-03/MyBoardJourneyLee.mp3||6:08||nid=34176=nid|
|Two Models of Leadership and Service||/sites/default/files/2023-04/Leadership.mp3||5:18||nid=34272=nid|
|Investors Are Becoming More Focused on Board Quality and the CEO Role||/sites/default/files/2023-04/Investors.mp3||2:05||nid=34291=nid|
|A Slow but Steady Increase in Gender Diversity on Boards||/sites/default/files/2023-04/GenderDiversity%20%281%29.mp3||1:20||nid=34292=nid|
|Culture Alignment: The Hidden Killer of M&A Success||/sites/default/files/2023-04/CultureAlignment.mp3||8:55||nid=34287=nid|
|Digital Transformation Payday||/sites/default/files/2023-04/DigitalTransformationPayday.mp3||5:14||nid=34290=nid|
|Embattled Companies Need the Right Directors||/sites/default/files/2023-03/GoingGetsRough.mp3||6:38||nid=34167=nid|
|Who Should Serve on the Board When Times Get Tough?||/sites/default/files/2023-04/ToughTimes.mp3||11:19||nid=34286=nid|
|“Never Let a Good Crisis Go to Waste”||/sites/default/files/2023-02/Crisis.mp3||07:08||nid=34157=nid|