News Watch2017-04-22T12:01:28-04:00

Climate Disclosures: A Tough Ask for Many Corporations

January 29th, 2020|Categories: News Watch|

Woodruff Sawyer: January 29, 2020 Woodruff Sawyer discusses tips for corporations who wish to better their disclosure on climate change and sustainability, based on comments from Larry Fink's (BlackRock's CEO) letter. Read the full article here.

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CEO succession: trends and planning

December 19th, 2019|Categories: News Watch|Tags: , |

Harvard Law School Forum: December 16, 2019 In this article, key insights are identified from a report recently released by The Conference Board, in collaboration with Heidrick & Struggles. CEO Succession Practices: 2019 Edition provides [...]

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SASB looking to enhance standards, focus on human capital management

December 19th, 2019|Categories: News Watch|Tags: |

Corporate Secretary: December 12, 2019 SASB has agreed to explore three new areas: human capital management (HCM), content moderation online and single-use plastics. Of these three, HCM is the biggest priority. Read the full article [...]

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CEO tenure, how long is too long?

October 24th, 2019|Categories: News Watch|Tags: |

Havard Business Review: November-December 2019 Issue The 2019 list of best-performing CEOs shows they have held their positions for an average of 15 years. That's more than twice the average tenure of an S&P 500 [...]

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Boardroom accountability project aims to bring diversity to board and CEO recruitment

October 24th, 2019|Categories: News Watch|Tags: |

New York City Comptroller, October 11, 2019 New York City Comptroller, Scott M. Stringer, has launched the third stage of the Boardroom Accountability Project. It is the first initiative that calls on companies to adopt [...]

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Equilar and Nasdaq’s Board Leadership Forum

August 29th, 2019|Categories: News Watch|Tags: , , , |

C-Suite: An Equilar Publication, Issue 30 Summer 2019 "A key foundation for meaningful engagement is the proxy statement. It should be treated as a communications tool between issuers and shareholders." Check out the full article [...]

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Competitive advantage = board composition

August 29th, 2019|Categories: News Watch|Tags: , |

Ethical Boardroom, July 2019 Efficiency, productivity, and innovation... A company's ability to transform and face challenges has a direct correlation to the performance and composition of the board. "This means addressing board composition and succession [...]

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Board strategy and composition can make a difference

June 24th, 2019|Categories: News Watch|Tags: , , |

Corporate Board Member, June 2019 This past May, two boardroom battles demonstrated the importance of clear communication of the company's strategy as they fought off activist investors. Read the full article here

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Illinois bill aiming to diversify corporate boards

June 24th, 2019|Categories: News Watch|Tags: , |

Chicago Tribune, June 4, 2019 “Building diverse corporate boards, ones that truly reflect the population of our state, is no small undertaking. The understandable concern is that companies won’t prioritize diversity on their boards if [...]

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