Nearly half of director respondents in a new survey expressed a lack of confidence in their company’s management team's understanding of the business implications of ESG.
If shareholders continue to be dissatisfied with executive salaries, corporate directors who sit on compensation committees may come under greater scrutiny as well.
As more financial institutions agree to accept and settle transactions with crypto currencies, companies will need to evaluate their strategies—and be prepared to defend them to shareholders.
Proactive strategies have convinced investors to scale back the number of board members they want to replace, from nine to five.
Deciding how the company should respond to controversial issues before a company official makes a gaffe can prevent reputational damage that could have severely negative impacts on company growth.
As corporate boards have had to react to multiple crises this year, the safety of stakeholders (including employees, customers and vendors) emerged as the top short-term governance oversight challenge
The low number of companies that have made changes to their compensation plans suggests most boards are satisfied with how their plans have performed during this crisis.
An increase of 240% means that institutional investors are, at least behind closed doors, increasingly talking about appointments of diverse groups to boards—and companies are listening.
Board members will have to find a way to better align CEO pay with performance or they may find their re-election contested.