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How to Better Utilize Board Management Software for Crisis Communication

Do you remember your last corporate or organizational crisis? It’s unlikely that anyone who’s served…

How Boards Can Mitigate Risk

Even the best-planned businesses can get disrupted by unforeseen risks. This is why a good…

How Boards Can Improve Risk Analytics

The four main corporate board topics are all interrelated — strategy, risk, data and cybersecurity.

What Is the Board’s Role in the Business’ Social Purpose?

Consumers have a growing social awareness about the businesses from which they buy. As a…

Responsibility of the Audit Committee During Proxy Season

The main responsibility of the audit committee is to oversee the corporation’s financial reporting. Many…

Leveraging Board Technology for Visibility and Insights

Boards are responsible for the oversight of organizations that are increasingly reliant on technology to…

What Is a Proxy Statement?

Proxy statements give shareholders a forum for weighing in on important company…

Proxy Statement Form Guide

In 2018, the proxy season showed some new trends. Institutional ownership of public company shares…

The Importance of a Social Media Strategy for Your CEO

Holding the highest position in management, CEOs have long been the voice of the company.

Why Board Members Using Personal Email Weakens Security for the Board

If an organizational crisis hasn’t already occurred during your tenure as a governance professional, there’s…