In a landscape of increasing shareholder pressures, Erin Lantz reflects on key board responsibilities—from forging relationships with fellow directors to engaging with shareholders to assembling a “cognitively diverse” board.
Paul Washington reviews the roles and responsibilities of the onboarding process. What’s the role of the corporate secretary? Existing board members? New directors?
In this episode, Doug Chia and host TK Kerstetter cover several hot-button issues that will likely make 2019 the most disruptive year since Dodd-Frank.
This November 5th webinar will explore the results of PwC’s 2018 Annual Corporate Directors Survey (research report publishing this fall). Panelists include representatives from BlackRock, other investors and sitting board members.
While many boards are in the market for cybersecurity talent, other boards are finding different methods for oversight. Spencer Stuart’s Jason Baumgarten explains what he’s seeing on the recruitment side.
This webinar was designed to uncover the first-hand experiences of today’s young directors. What obstacles do boards face when it comes to recruiting and onboarding the next generation?
What can boards expect in 2018? Paula Loop and TK Kerstetter outline governance predictions and priorities for the coming year.
In this episode, Michael Garland and Cindy Fornelli discuss the Boardroom Accountability Project 2.0. How aligned are institutional and main street investors?
What to get those “hard-to-shop-for” investors, proxy advisors, and activists.
In Part 4 of the series, investors and directors engage in a point-counterpoint discussion. How effectively are directors managing board composition & refreshment?
Each year, Spencer Stuart’s U.S. Board Index offers an effective snapshot of S&P 500 boards. In this blog, we examine trends in board composition, refreshment and engagement.
William Chandler and TK Kerstetter compare their predictions for director elections, shareholder activism, and board diversity. What should boards expect on the road ahead?
In this episode, Julie Daum discusses trends in S&P 500 board recruitment. Which skill sets are in high demand? Why are age limits rising?
In Part 6 of our Board Evaluations Blog Series, we discuss the most important (and often-overlooked) step of the assessment process: taking action on results.
Panel discussions at Equilar’s Board Leadership Forum revealed a common thread: What do investors want to see from boards? How can directors engage more effectively?
In the fourth panel of the series, investors and board members will use the results of PwC’s 2017 Annual Corporate Directors Survey to guide discussion on shareholder engagement, board composition, and more.
In this episode, Jon Lukomnik discusses IRRCi survey findings on board refreshment and age diversity, among other hot-button issues.
In this episode, Priya Cherian Huskins explains how the next generation of directors is already contributing to today’s boardrooms.
In this episode, TK Kerstetter and guest host Ty Francis discuss the rise of 800+ unconventional board committees and the implications for committee chairs.
As part of the #BoardroomTrivia series, TK Kerstetter will appear on an interactive segment broadcast via Facebook Live (9/11 @ 12:15 ET).
We’ve pulled excerpts from this week’s articles and videos to share what’s new in board governance—say on pay, age diversity, and more.
In this episode, Jennifer Dulski shares tips for driving change in the boardroom—particularly when other directors may be change-averse.
In this episode, Julie Daum and Caroline Tsay introduce Next Gen Board Leaders, a new community designed to highlight the value of young directors.
We’ve launched a new community designed to spark discussion around the challenges, opportunities, and contributions of younger generation in today’s boardroom.
From Equilar’s Spring 2017 edition of C-Suite Magazine, we offer a high-level recap of major topics, familiar faces, and quotable tidbits.
In Part 2 of our Board Evaluations Blog Series, we examine the obstacles in today’s boardrooms. Why aren’t boards reaping the intended benefits?
In Part 1 of our Board Evaluations Blog Series, we discuss the role of board evaluations in today’s boardrooms and why investors are devoting special attention.
Today’s companies are being tasked with critical innovations from ecommerce to data security. What effect is it having on board composition and director recruitment?
David Larcker, Senior Faculty at Stanford University’s Rock Center for Corporate Governance, joins host TK Kerstetter to discuss what Recent Research Reveals About Board Evaluations & Composition.
As part of our new #BoardroomTrivia series, host TK Kerstetter will appear on a 15-minute video segment filmed via Facebook Live.
Watch Now: The recent webcast titled, “Answering Investors’ Calls for Transparency,” outlines effective practices for shareholder engagement and the proxy statement. Special focus is given to topics like CEO pay and board composition.
Equilar, a leading provider of board intelligence solutions, will host a complimentary webinar (February 9) on board composition and succession. We outline the context for this important topic and share registration details.
Will this be the year that really moves the needle? We take a quick look at new data and diversity initiatives already in motion for 2017.
For the latest edition of Equilar’s C-Suite Magazine, our own TK Kerstetter takes an aerial look at the top board governance issues for this year. What will be on the 2017 board agenda?
Greg Taxin, Managing Director of Spotlight Advisors, LLC, joins host TK Kerstetter to discuss… How Boards Can Avoid a Disruptive Shareholder Activist.
We take a look at PwC’s latest CEO Survey to determine which trends might be influencing board strategy and composition in the near future.
With the 2017 proxy season upon us, we discuss best practices for communicating peer group selection and board composition.
Angela Brock-Kyle, Board Member with Infinity Property & Casualty Corporation, joins host TK Kerstetter to discuss… Why Board Evaluations Must Be a Primary Focus in 2017.
More than anything else, major investors and proxy advisors are concerned about board composition. We peel back the layers of the composition challenge in 2017 and suggest ways for boards to answer the call.