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.”
CQ ESG Briefing Covers NACD Report, Quotes Peter Gleason U.S. company boards are increasing their knowledge on ESG issues to pacify concerns from investors, according to an analysis from the National Association of Corporate Directors…
New article in Law360 by Sue Reisinger looks at one of the latest publications from NACD (National Association of Corporate Directors) and Barton Edgerton. 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.
Stephanie Mullette, NACD’s senior vice president of membership, was quoted in today's The Wall Street Journal article on board diversity.
The Securities and Exchange Commission Wednesday passed a rule mandating the use of universal proxy cards in contested director elections, by a vote of four to one
Today’s business environment is continuously resetting the bar for effective board oversight.
Oil majors received stunning climate mandates from their shareholders during the 2021 proxy season, including a historic vote to replace three ExxonMobil board members with individuals from an alternative slate nominated by activist investor Engine No 1.
Accelerating digitalization puts new pressures on companies to overhaul their business models and, indeed, fundamentally reimagine how they conduct business.
A new report shows there hasn’t been much progress in diversifying corporate boardrooms.