Review of 2015-2018 Proxy Voting Trends

By |2019-03-05T09:39:47+02:00December 6th, 2018|Categories: News Watch|Tags: , , , , |

Harvard Law School Forum, November 26, 2018 A study by The Conference Board and Rutgers Center for Corporate Law and Governance conducted in collaboration with FactSet and ESG data mining [...]

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CEO and Executive Compensation Practices: 2018 Edition

By |2019-03-05T09:39:48+02:00November 1st, 2018|Categories: News Watch|

Harvard Law School Forum, October 27, 2018 Released by The Conference Board, this report notes changes to executive compensation and the disclosure surrounding these changes. It details say-on-pay, board oversight [...]

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What is the Nominating and Governance Committee looking for?

By |2019-03-05T09:39:48+02:00November 1st, 2018|Categories: News Watch|Tags: , , |

SpencerStuart, 2018 According to SpencerStuart's survey of 177 nominating/governance committee members, the top trends and priorities are: Recruiting profiles: 62% women, 49% active CEO/COO, 48% technology experience 66% considered or [...]

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Rethinking board evaluations: feed-forward

By |2019-03-05T09:40:13+02:00September 6th, 2018|Categories: News Watch|Tags: |

RHR International Consultants, 8/7/18 Instead of asking directors to provide feedback, why not provide feed-forward? Directors can answer how they think they can function more effectively in the future rather [...]

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California pushes for women on boards

By |2019-03-05T09:40:13+02:00September 6th, 2018|Categories: News Watch|Tags: |

Wall Street Journal, 8/29/18 Several European countries have adopted gender mandates over the past few years. In the US, the California mandate could fuel more regulations throughout the country. Some [...]

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Investor push for human capital reporting

By |2019-03-05T09:40:13+02:00August 8th, 2018|Categories: News Watch, Unclassified|Tags: , , |

Corporate Board Member, 07/13/2018 In a recent article by Dan Bigman, Editor and Chief Content Officer of Chief Executive Group, he outlines Ning Chiu's, Counsel, Davis, Polk & Wardell, "top [...]

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Board Lessons: Succeeding With Investors in a Crisis

By |2019-03-05T09:40:13+02:00June 7th, 2018|Categories: News Watch|Tags: , |

Bloomberg Law, 05/21/2018 Each year, a small number of companies confront crisis-level events that draw high-profile scrutiny from a range of stakeholders. A well-executed emergency response plan can help limit [...]

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