Boards

Few Public Companies Have Changed Long-Term Comp Plans Due To Covid-19

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.

Stop Looking Back—So We Can Move Forward

What if we never go back to pre-Covid reality? If that’s true, then the leaders who are able to accept that, and embrace the future, will be way ahead of those attempting to return to the past.

Executive Compensation And Your Talent Strategy: Are You Missing Once-In-A-Lifetime Opportunities?

The Covid environment has forced many talented executives to the sidelines. Seize these unique opportunities to strengthen your bench by getting smarter with your compensation program.

Executive Compensation in 2021: The Most Important Thing Private Companies Should Do Now

If you don't have a formal, long-term incentive program for your executives, it's past time to create one.

Russell 3000 Companies Appoint 130 Black Board Members In 5 Months

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.

CalPERS Is Voting Against Directors Over Compensation – Will Others Follow?

Board members will have to find a way to better align CEO pay with performance or they may find their re-election contested.

The Board’s Role In Change Management

In recent months, the Covid-19 pandemic, economic uncertainty and significant social unrest have combined to bring waves of change not seen in more than a century. To assess the potential fallout for public companies, Corporate Board Member Institute and RSM US LLP convened a small group of board members to share their experiences helping their executive teams focus on appropriate courses of action. Some takeaways.

The Ripple Effect: When Compliance Efforts At Home Have A Global Impact

Compliance departments have been trying for years to get company leadership to understand that their work goes beyond box checking and has much deeper benefits. It’s time for CEOs and boards to start hearing them.

Can’t Find Diverse Talent? One Director Says: “Try Harder”

Teri McClure, an African American who serves on four corporate boards, reacts to Wells Fargo CEO Charlie Scharf's recent gaffe and shares her views on recruiting and retaining diverse talent.

Getting Diversity Wrong

Good intentions can go south fast in a whole host of ways. A field guide to perils and pitfalls—and how to overcome them.
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CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

CEO Optimism Drops In November Amid Election Results And Covid Spike

A new poll of more than 200 chief executives finds deep concern over the incoming Biden administration—and the dangerous direction of the pandemic.