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December 2, 2021

One-Two Punch: The Powerful Forces of ESG and Activism

To better understand the powerful combined forces of ESG and activism in the current business env...

By Joe Berardino and Vic Svec

November 3, 2021

Are You Prepared for a Shareholder Activism Campaign?

Businesses and their boards cannot control when the broader stock market will dip—but they can pr...

By Kurt Moeller

July 29, 2021

Boards Face Pressure to Act on Climate Change

Activist investors target oil and gas but calls for change span industries.


By Rhonda Stewart

January 20, 2021

Watch for More Hostile Takeover Attempts in 2021

The events of last year brewed today’s optimal conditions for hostile takeover bids—and in ...

By Jay Frankl, David Farkas, and Robert Kueppers

August 15, 2019

Contested M&A: Practicalities and Perspectives

Activist investors had a new trick up their sleeves in the first half of 2019: deal agitation. Ga...

By Jay Frankl and Glenn Tyranski

October 15, 2018

Activism, Culture, Leadership, and Disruption: The Sale of Whole Foods to Amazon

In light of activism and other challenges presented at the company, the move to sell Whole Foods ...

By Kimberly Simpson

June 12, 2018

Building Board Climate Competence to Drive Corporate Climate Performance

Investors are on to a definite theme these days—and Kinder Morgan and Anadarko Petroleum Corp. ar...

By Veena Ramani

March 9, 2017

A Well-Tailored Story of Shareholder Activism

Chico’s FAS, parent company of the Chico’s, White House Black Market, and Soma brands, made headl...

By Kimberly Simpson

January 12, 2016

What to Watch For in 2016

A Message from NACD’s CEO to Our Members Each year I find myself declaring that the profession of...

By Ken Daly

September 10, 2015

Executive Compensation—What Matters Most to Activists?

Executive compensation is a perpetual hot-button topic and one that activist investors frequently...

By Katherine W. Kelley