CFOs Faced Late Activism Surge, ESG Demands in 2020
Fifty-seven new campaigns launched in Q4, pressuring the management teams of Intel, Public Storage, ExxonMobil, and The Walt Disney Company, among others.
What Are the Top Concerns for Boards in 2020?
The list includes a potential economic downturn, board diversity, corporate reputation, pay equity, cybersecurity, and corporate innovation.
Top Issues for Boards Heading Into 2019
Board diversity, corporate culture, and sexual harassment will be among the key discussion topics for corporate directors next year.
Boards Sharpen Focus on Social Issues
Directors increasingly see matters such as resource scarcity, human rights, and income inequality as important components of strategy discussions.
Are Board Directors Facing Unrealistic Expectations?
Sixty percent say a gap exists between expectations placed on the board and what board members can actually do to accomplish strategic objectives.
Thirteen Hot Shareholder Topics for 2016
Executives and boards should be prepared to address these issues with shareholders at annual meetings this year.
Gender Parity in Boardroom Still a Distant Goal
Even if every future vacancy was filled by a woman, it would take until 2024 to achieve boardroom parity, the GAO says.
Women Gaining Corporate Board Slots
The percentage of female board members at S&P 1500 companies rose from 11.3% in 2007 to 15% in 2014, says Equilar.