Company Rules of Engagement to Enter—or Not Enter—a Political Battlefield

By Richard Torrenzano


Directorship Magazine

What are the board’s fiduciary responsibilities? What do directors need to know—and what should they be asking? 

CEOs have been speaking out increasingly on an array of political issues, and it is becoming problematic for companies and boards with noisy internal or external groups pushing business leaders to speak out on controversial matters...

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Richard TorrenzanoRichard Torrenzano is the chief executive of The Torrenzano Group, which helps organizations take control of how they are perceived™. For nearly a decade, he was a member of the New York Stock Exchange management (policy) and executive (operations) committees. He coauthored the award-winning bestseller, Digital Assassination: Protecting your Reputation, Brand or Business Against Online Attacks, published by St. Martin’s Press (2011).


This article is from the Summer 2022 issue of Directorship.