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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…

How a Board Administrator Can Increase Board Portal Usage

Corporate secretaries and other governance professionals may be quietly influential, but they’re influential nonetheless. Independent…

How to Create a Standard for Executive Pay for Performance

The premise behind pay for performance is essentially equal pay for work of equal value.

Best Practices for Board of Directors’ Re-Election

The heart of a board’s effectiveness lies in the quality of its composition. Boards have…

Creating an ESG Plan

People from every facet of family, society and business are becoming increasingly concerned about the…

How to Improve Board Effectiveness

As regulators and legislators hold boards of directors more accountable for their duties and responsibilities,…

Improving Governance With Enterprise Governance Management Technology

Think of the resources you use in your career as a corporate secretary/governance professional.