Boards

New Study Finds Covid Fueling Double-Digit Drop In 2020 CEO Pay

Preliminary data from a Chief Executive survey of nearly 1,500 private companies across the U.S. reveals plunging CEO pay in 2020—and a double-digit increase in companies projecting negative EBITDA.

Metrics And Trust Are Keys To Adoption of ESG And Stakeholder Capitalism

As a recent webcast made clear, determining actionable strategies that key stakeholders believe make most companies successful is proving difficult.

The Equity Market Roller Coaster

How can CEOs navigate the tricky waters of incentivizing and retaining senior leadership when equity plans and stock prices have bounced around so significantly? A guide.

Is There A Message Behind Reddit Co-Founder’s Resignation From The Board?

Some might interpret the move as a statement that white directors resigning is the only way to bring diversity to the board. That’s not what this is about.

Practical Tips: How CEOs And Directors Can Lead On Racial Injustice

CEOs and directors are uniquely positioned to set the tone of how their companies deal with racial inequities inside their companies, and by extension, in America at large. Some pragmatic tips.

Facebook, Alphabet Boards Asked To Add Human Rights Expertise

The new resolutions represent a broader set of concerns about how companies are handling human rights and civil rights issues.

How To Fix “Busted” Incentive Plans

How can CEOs navigate the tricky waters of incentivizing and retaining senior leadership when incentive goals are no longer achievable?

Boards Face Worker Safety Issues As Nation Reopens

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.

ESG Disclosure Best Practices May Be Emerging

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.

Beware The Narcissistic Leader

Those with this affliction tend to be charismatic and confident, but, left unchecked, they often steer their companies into the abyss. Watch for these symptoms.
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CEO Optimism For 2021 Plateaus In October Amid Contentious Election And Covid Uncertainty

Chief Executive’s October polling of nearly 500 CEOs finds CEOs cautious on the eve of the Presidential election.