Business has been essential in combatting the illness—and will continue to be for as long as the threat remains. Smart advice for the tough months to come.
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.
If the court finds that companies can face significant financial damages for making unfounded claims about human capital management decisions, it will heighten boards' level of accountability.
Shareholders will have to decide if the board chair deserves ouster for poor governance practices—or a vote of confidence for guiding the company to outsized share price appreciation.
As pressure mounts for companies to end business shutdowns and begin operating as close to normal as possible, directors need to be aware of their risk.
Boards have known for some time that investors want to see ESG progress, but standards for communicating efforts have been lacking. That may be changing.
Fred Davidson was stifling in the unbearable heat that midsummer’s day in 2002. Temperatures in the corrugated steel warehouse late that evening hovered around...
Tesla’s annual meeting taught the corporate governance community that shareholder independence is alive and well.
Good governance is not about optics it’s about protocols and practices that are so embedded in a board’s culture that they can be communicated with the same ease as a company’s vision, strategy and metrics.
Elon Musk is at odds with the SEC again. What’s Tesla’s board to do? For starters they should wake up, switch off the cruise control and brace for impact