The potential for corporate data leaks should be very much front of mind for board directors. Incidents include classified data being found at the homes of former President Trump and President Biden, the arrest of Airman First Class Jack Teixeira…
While the number of women holding board of director seats at Russell 3000 companies has slowly but consistently increased to 27%, there is still a large gap compared with men in board leadership roles…
Easterly, for her part, spent part of her day on Wednesday co-announcing an update to a handbook on corporate board cybersecurity practices. The update stemmed from work by the National Association of Corporate Directors and the Internet Security Alliance, along with CISA, the FBI and others…
Many companies have learned that establishing human capital management/DEI metrics and building achievable goals around them is a holistic task. Leaving it at the desk of the CHRO or a new DEI chief is unlikely to lead to much forward movement, said PwC’s O’Connell.
NACD Senior Vice President Friso van der Oord shared insights in the most impactful trends of the 2023 Governance Outlook: Projections on Emerging Board Matters and areas for board improvement from The Future of the American Board: A Framework for Governing into the Future.
NACD President and CEO Peter Gleason shared insights with Emily Glazer in The Wall Street Journal on the new level of onboarding as boards add more new directors and board responsibilities and expectations continue to rise.
Sue Cole NACD Board Chair and Future of the American Board Commission Cochair Sue Cole discussed the Future of the American Board report and how its framework can be a resource for boards navigating an ever-changing corporate landscape in the Journal of Accountancy podcast.
NACD’s Future of the American Boardroom initiative was featured in Fortune, with quotes from Future of the American Boardroom commission cochair Bill McNabb, and Friso van der Oord, NACD Senior Vice President, Content.
Chris Hetner, senior cyber risk advisor at NACD, wants cyber-security to be the center of conversation on “the financial and business impact associated with each digital risk type. That immediately connects continuous cyber risk assessment to strategy and balance sheet stress”…
Brace yourselves. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security sent a letter to the National Association of Corporate Directors on Wednesday urging members to prepare for increased cybersecurity risk amid Russian attacks on Ukraine.
Barton Edgerton, NACD's associate director of content, was quoted, “The pandemic has altered the trajectory of many organizations, meaning that plans set just two years ago may be obsolete. If the strategy of the firm has changed, the board should work to ensure that its members, the executive team, and their succession plans are fit for purpose to ensure that the organization can meet its new short- and long-term goals.”
The critical point - in this moment, there is both an opportunity and need for General Counsel "to better support their boards by helping to change board agendas so that directors 'are addressing the oversight areas that they need to.'"
NACD President and CEO Peter Gleason was interviewed by Meghan McCarty Carino on NPR Marketplace for a report how corporate boards have become more diverse in 2021. He stated that there’s been a surge of interest in programs that vet and certify potential directors who may not have those traditional experiences.
NACD’s senior vice president of membership, was quoted in today's The Wall Street Journal article on board diversity. It has about 415 people in the program and roughly 25% of participants have secured a public, private or nonprofit board seat."