What Boards Need to Know About Sustainability Ratings

Corporate boards of directors must tackle questions about sustainability in a new and urgent manner. If they don’t, they will hear from investors about their lack of action.  A first step is an understanding of sustainability/ESG scores—how they are derived, what they reveal, and how they should be used by various corporate stakeholders. Here is […]

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Belgium – Belgian Code on Corporate Governance 2020

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Three Proxy Season Takeaways

With this year’s proxy season well underway, stakeholders have zeroed in on what they’re looking for from company boards. More than ever, it’s clear they must have an eye on what’s happening within their organization as well as business trends from the external world. With disruptors at every corner, they must understand the best ways […]

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Going for Gold: The 2019 Global Board Culture and Director Behaviors Survey

Board and director performance depends on the quality of board leadership, the ability of the board to focus on the right issues and a small number of critical director behaviours. This years report from Russell Reynolds focuses on understanding a group of boards they call “Gold Medal Boards, the study concludes with a set of […]

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Germany – German Corporate Governance Code 2019

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FT–ICSA Boardroom Bellwether – Winter 2018

The FT–ICSA Boardroom Bellwether is a twice-yearly survey of FTSE 350 companies that seeks to gauge the sentiment inside UK boardrooms. It canvasses the views of their company secretaries to find out how boards are responding to the challenges of the economy, market conditions and the wider business and governance environment.

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Five Ways to Enhance Board Oversight of Culture

Corporate culture is defined by the implicit, unwritten rules that create expectations for how people choose to behave. It is reflected by what people actually do every day, by what’s celebrated, emphasized and overlooked. Culture is also how companies create and protect value through people.

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S&P500: Increasing Boardroom Diversity

This report describes the current boardroom composition of S&P 500 companies through comparative data captured between 2017 and 2018, evaluating the progress made and the likelihood of achieving greater diversity in the coming years. The report addresses diversity by gender and age – comparing the degree of diversity seen in accordance to sector. The report […]

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Emerging-Market Economies: A Brighter Outlook for 2019?

A number of headwinds – tighter financial conditions, a China slowdown and trade tensions – created a challenging backdrop for emerging markets in 2018. However, economic stress has largely been localised: developing countries with weak economic fundamentals or considerable political instability have come under pressure. But they have left few scars on other emerging-market economies. […]

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New Voices in the Boardroom: The Gradual Evolution of Board Composition

Looking to the year ahead, the following report discusses the board trends Spencer Stuart believes will continue or accelerate in 2019, and how they are likely to shape board composition in 2019 and beyond.

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