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September 21, 2020

Climate Disclosure and the Role of the Board

Although climate-related disclosure remains voluntary in the near term, the SEC may not be far of...

By Lloyd Yates and Katherine J. Brennan

September 18, 2020

To Achieve Purpose, Boards Must Embrace Integrated Reporting

The board must take the lead and demand a truly integrated report that will ultimately showcase t...

By Robert G. Eccles and Helle Bank Jorgensen

September 17, 2020

An Optimist and a Diplomat Shares His Hopes

Former US Secretary of State Colin L. Powell offers his opinions on the myriad political, social,...

By Jesse Rhodes

September 16, 2020

Lessons on Leadership

NACD Directorship and NACD BoardTalk editor in chief Judy Warner ruminates on the themes of our l...

By Judy Warner

September 15, 2020

The Climate Risk Oversight Deficit

Investors and regulators are paying more attention to how companies are managing climate risks—an...

By Rob Bailey and Jack Flug

September 11, 2020

Revving to Reopen: Considerations from Fortune 500 Committee Chairs

During virtual meetings with NACD and its partners, Fortune 500 committee chairs concluded that t...

By Marcel Bucsescu

September 10, 2020

Fortune 500 Committee Chairs Weigh in on Combatting Racism

Following external messages of support for antiracist causes, boards should ensure that such mess...

By Reaa Chadha

September 9, 2020

Climate Change Is an Enterprise Risk Multiplier

Climate change is amplifying many of the traditional risks that boards are most concerned about—i...

By Rob Bailey and Lucy Clarke