In Part 4 of the series, investors and directors engage in a point-counterpoint discussion. How effectively are directors managing board composition & refreshment?
Tracy Stewart explains why the Florida State Board of Administration and other major investors got involved with the Investor Stewardship Group (ISG).
What can boards expect as we head into the 2018 proxy season? We extract trends and best practices from our episode with Ron Schneider and the recently published Guide to Effective Proxies.
Darla Stuckey discusses the impending ISG Corporate Governance Principles. What does this influential investor group expect of corporate boards? How should they prepare?
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, Ron Schneider discusses what boards should focus on in 2018 in regards to proxy disclosure: CEO pay ratio, ESG, skills matrices, and more.
The Center for Audit Quality’s latest Main Street Investor Survey measures investor confidence in capital markets, U.S. companies, boards, and auditors.
We highlight major trends from PwC’s 2017 Annual Corporate Directors Survey. Nearly 900 directors weighed in on corporate board performance and governance issues.
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.
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, Megan Baier outlines expert guideline for board minutes: What should boards be thorough and when does it pay to be brief?
In his latest article for C-Suite Magazine, TK Kerstetter explores the rise of build-to-fit committees—from ‘Digital Transformation’ to ‘Sustainability’ committees.
This half-day forum hosted by Equilar will tackle topics related to strategy, board refreshment, executive compensation, shareholder engagement, board oversight expectations, and more.
In this episode, Cindy Fields shares her experience serving on four company boards to discuss: How can boards be more effective?
This half-day forum hosted by Equilar will mirror the East Coast event, which tackles topics related to strategy, board refreshment, executive compensation, shareholder engagement, board oversight expectations, and more.
As investors place a laser-focus on board composition and shareholder engagement, how can boards improve their evaluation process? Their disclosure?
As part of Nasdaq’s #BoardroomTrivia series, our own TK Kerstetter will appear on a short video segment filmed live from the Nasdaq MarketSite (October 2 @ 12:15 ET).
In this episode, Alex Schmelkin outlines several approaches boards can take to better understand the digital landscape and their company’s “end user”.
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 this episode, Doug Chia discusses the expectations that proxy advisors (and various other stakeholder groups) have for corporate boards.
The latest issue of Corporate Board Member Magazine takes a deep dive on everything from ESG to activism. In this post, we share quotes from just a few of the Q3 articles.
This father-daughter duo (serving on separate boards) explains how the life lessons learned at home translated to successful careers in board service.
In Part 5 of our Board Evaluations Blog Series, we discuss the factors to consider when selecting an internal or external facilitator.
In this episode, Jon Lukomnik discusses IRRCi survey findings on board refreshment and age diversity, among other hot-button issues.
Major index providers are cracking down on companies with multi-class stock. Our legal experts at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati discuss the implications.
In Part 4 of our Board Evaluations Blog Series, we discuss why a multi-year roadmap allows boards to get the most out of their assessment process and limits ‘evaluation fatigue’.
In this article, we look back at 2016 investor confidence levels in boards, audit committees, and U.S. companies (via CAQ’s Main Street Investor Survey). What will 2017 results bring?
This PwC webcast will help boards and management to develop an integrated cybersecurity risk management program that builds trust with various stakeholders.
As part of Nasdaq’s #BoardroomTrivia series, TK Kerstetter will appear on an interactive broadcast filmed live from the Nasdaq MarketSite (9/11 @ 12:15 ET).
In this episode, Julie Daum and Caroline Tsay introduce Next Gen Board Leaders, a new community designed to highlight the value of young directors.
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 this episode, Dr. Richard Leblanc shifts boards’ attention to “tone at the bottom.” What kind of customer interactions or cultural practices could put the company at risk?
We share the answers to our May #BoardroomTrivia questions on the impact of Sarbanes-Oxley. Watch the full Facebook LIVE segment here.
Granville Martin (SVP & GC, Society for Corporate Governance) discusses the main components of ESG oversight and what boards can do to keep pace.
Paula Loop, Leader, PwC’s Governance Insights Center, joins host TK Kerstetter to discuss… The Board’s Role Before, During & After an Acquisition.
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?
Ron Schneider, Director of Corporate Governance Services at Donnelley Financial Solutions, joins host TK Kerstetter to discuss… When & Why Proxy Votes Are Becoming Increasingly Important to Boards.
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.
Alicia Ritcey, Reporter & Analyst for Bloomberg News, joins host TK Kerstetter to discuss… What It’s Like to Cover Today’s Boardrooms.
PwC’s Governance Insights Center is hosting a webcast to discuss how cyber threats are evolving and what directors can do to manage these risks in a digital world.
The Society for Corporate Governance is hosting its 2017 National Conference from June 28 to July 1 in San Francisco. See what speakers and topics are on the agenda.
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.
PwC’s Governance Insights Center is hosting a complimentary webcast to recap President Trump’s first 100 days in office. From the potential dismantling of the Affordable Care Act to a new SEC chair, the webcast will discuss the impact on companies and boards.
As part of Nasdaq’s #BoardroomTrivia series, our own TK Kerstetter will appear on a short video segment filmed live from the Nasdaq MarketSite (June 5th, 12:15 ET).
Catherine Bromilow, Partner with PwC’s Governance Insights Center, joins host TK Kerstetter of “Inside America’s Boardrooms” to discuss… How Your Board Can Influence Risk Related to Company Culture.
The CAQ’s Cindy Fornelli joins TK Kerstetter and Brad Smith to discuss three milestone boardroom ‘anniversaries’. Don’t miss the live segment on May 2 around 12:15 ET.
PwC’s Governance Insights Center is hosting a complimentary webcast to explore how the presidential shift in power is impacting regulatory environment and the corporate governance landscape now several months after the inauguration.