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Corporate Governance and Shareholder Activism

Corporate governance is a mutually accepted set of practices and principles for running successful corporations.

How to Write a Motion for a Board Meeting

The best three words to characterize a well-written board meeting motion are…

How to Improve Meeting Efficiency With Board Management Software

Have you ever attended a meeting that simply wasn’t up to snuff? Of course you…

Why Your Board of Directors Needs a Board Portal

Manual and paper processes are being eliminated in nearly every aspect of business. Standard board…

What Boards Should Be Planning for in 2019

It may be difficult for some to fathom that it has been an entire decade…

Using Board Portal Technology for ESG Performance Tracking

If ever you find yourself pondering just how substantially governance and the expectations…

The Role of the Nomination and Governance Committee in CEO Succession Planning

The career of every CEO eventually comes to an end — sometimes earlier than they…

Best Practices for Board Refreshment and Board Composition

As the financial sector begins to enter a stage of regrowth and rebuilding, financial experts,…

Creating More Transparency for Board Engagement and Disclosures

The principles of accountability, transparency and engagement have always applied to best practices for good…

An ESG Checklist for Boards in 2019

Environmental, Sustainability and Governance (ESG) issues have gained increasing attention over the past several years…