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September 2, 2021

Effective Risk Oversight Demands Board Structure Evolution

The pandemic and its impacts have highlighted the benefits and limitations of current board risk-...

By Mark Pellerin and Til Schuermann

September 1, 2021

Four Steps to Analyze Ransomware Risk and Protect Critical Assets

Amid the headlines and uncertainty surrounding ransomware, many organizations—and their boards—ar...

By Jim DeLoach

August 31, 2021

How Boards Can Help Build Trusted Companies

Harvard Business School’s Sandra J. Sucher and Shalene Gupta reveal a four-element framewor...

By Sandra J. Sucher and Shalene Gupta

August 26, 2021

Are Universal Proxies in the Cards for 2022?

One significant SEC development important to directors this year is the revival of a previously p...

By Alexandra R. Lajoux

August 25, 2021

Heavier Committee Work Calls for Coordination, Communication

With standing committees playing an increasingly vital role in helping boards carry out their ove...

By Patrick A. Lee

August 24, 2021

Climate Governance Must Include Lobbying Oversight

This proxy season, five winning shareholder proposals asked companies to report on how their lobb...

By Margaret Fleming and Melissa Paschall

August 18, 2021

Meet Your New Boss

In an interview with Judy Warner, Ram Charan and Dennis Carey chat about their new book cowritten...

By Judy Warner

August 17, 2021

CEO Pay and the Reduction of Carbon Emissions Go Hand in Hand

To combat executive pay inflation and prepare companies for a net-zero future, boards should cons...

By Friso van der Oord