• Risk Areas for Corporate Boards - Betsy Atkins

    Issue: 2022 Annual Report
    By: Directors & Boards

    Betsy Atkins, board member for Wynn Las Vegas and Volvo Car Group, explores prominent risks for corporate boards.

  • Risk Areas for Corporate Boards - Joyce Cacho

    Issue: 2022 Annual Report
    By: Directors & Boards

    Joyce Cacho, board member for Sunrise Banks NA and World Benchmarking Alliance, explores prominent risks for corporate boards. 

  • Effective Oversight of Global Risk

    Issue: 2022 Annual Report
    By: Erin Essenmacher

    Now is a good time to revisit risk assumptions with management. A robust dialogue can ensure alignment between the board and management and better position the company to handle the next global crises.

  • Rethinking Risk Management

    Issue: 2022 Annual Report
    By: Glenn Davis and Chandrasekar Venkataraman

    Anticipating emerging risks means reshaping the board. 

  • The Global Board

    Issue: 2022 Annual Report
    By: Bill Hayes

    International crises increase the need for non-U.S. board members.

  • Eight Ways for Boards to Combat Inflation

    Issue: 2022 Annual Report
    By: Bill Hayes

    Ram Charan notes that most senior managers have never seen or dealt with hyperinflation. Ram Charan is worried about inflation’s effect on business. Therefore, boards should be worried about it, too.

  • 10 Questions Boards Should Ask at Every Meeting

    Issue: 2022 Annual Report
    By: Ram Charan and Dennis Carey

    Here are the most pressing queries for boards to be posing to management, acco

  • Cyber Threat Intelligence

    Issue: 2022 Annual Report
    By: Patrick Bolger and Kelly Miller

    A comprehensive cybersecurity program focuses on more than compliance.

  • Keeping an Eye on the Supply Chain

    Issue: 2022 Annual Report
    By: Tandra Jackson and John Rodi

    Six questions boards need to ask leadership about risk oversight.

  • Shareholder Engagement Is an Important New Skill for Boards

    Issue: 2022 Annual Report
    By: Lawrence A. Cunningham

    Understand your shareholders’ concerns and establish a productive dialogue.

  • Directors to Watch: Gender Diversity

    Issue: 2022 Annual Report
    By: Scott Chase

    Sheila Stamps Director, IQVIA Holdings, Pitney Bowes Inc.,  MFA Financial Inc., Atlas Air Holdings Inc. 

  • The Most Urgent Challenges of Directors to Watch

    Issue: 2022 Annual Report
    By: Scott Chase

    We asked current and past Directors & Boards and Private Company Director Directors to Watch to define their most urgent challenges as their companies ­— and the world — move from one crisis to the next. Here’s what they had to say.

  • Two Steps Forward, One Step Back

    Issue: 2022 Annual Report
    By: Scott Chase

    Opponents of legislated gender and diversity targets score a hollow victory. When it comes to gender and other diversity, the month of April had its ups and downs.

  • The SEC Drives Expanded Disclosure Requirements and Boardroom Change

    Issue: 2022 Annual Report
    By: Doug Raymond

    Proposed rules demand director action on cybersecurity and climate.

  • HCM Disclosure: A Strategic Opportunity

    Issue: 2022 Annual Report
    By: Todd Sirras, Andrew Friedlander and Kevin Kim

    Use the proxy to highlight your strengths in human capital management. Human capital management (HCM) disclosure is evolving rapidly, and the proxy is quickly becoming the most prominent area for boards to tell their HCM story.

  • Book Review - Collective Illusions

    Issue: 2022 Annual Report
    By: Howard Brod Brownstein

    Books currently being recommended for corporate board members are typically about emerging governance issues like ESG and DEI, and the board member’s bookshelf is usually filled with deeper dives into topics like risk management and M&A.

  • Borders, Boundaries and Boards

    Issue: 2022 Annual Report
    By: Robert H. Rock

    Corporate chieftains — notably those who gather each year in Davos, Switzerland

  • An Ode to Good Governance

    Issue: 2022 Annual Report
    By: Charles Elson

    For many years, I’ve been asked the same question: “Does good corporate governance really ma

  • A Dissatisfied Workforce Is the Biggest Risk of All

    Issue: 2022 Annual Report
    By: Bill Hayes

    Boards and companies ignore DEI concerns at their own peril.

  • The Increased Need for Protection of Board Members and Executives

    Issue:
    By: Bill Hayes

    Media coverage and global conflict have focused attention on business decision-making.