October 27, 2014

ISS QuickScore is Back and Adds Performance Evaluations

Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS), which issues proxy research and vote recommendations on approximately 39,000 companies in 115 countries each year, has recognized the importance of performance […]
October 22, 2014

Best Practice and Trends for Investment Services Boards of Directors

Presentation by Susan Shultz, CEO, The Board Institute: “Enhancing the role of the CBIS boards – Best Practice and Trends for investment services boards of directors” […]
August 6, 2014

Where are the Women Directors?

Too many boards have been a sort of part-time gentlemen’s club for giving company affairs a quick once over and getting on to the golf course and collecting a check.
August 5, 2014

Time to Take Fiduciary Inventory ©

The last five years have witnessed many changes in the retirement plan fiduciary landscape, perhaps more than in any five year period since the enactment of […]
May 19, 2014

Getting on board

Call it the boardroom Catch-22: It’s difficult to get on a board if you don’t have board experience. But, you can’t get the experience without your first board seat. The solution? If you’re really serious about getting on a board, create a strategy and be prepared to do the homework. Getting on board is like getting a job. Here are the steps.
May 19, 2014

Door Half Closed: Women And Minorities On Bank Boards

Why aren’t there more women and minorities on bank boards?
February 6, 2013

Clueless in the Boardroom

Even as companies are relying more on technology to come up with innovative business models and fresh ideas for finding new revenue, many boards of directors […]
January 7, 2013

When is it Time for a Director to Step Down

Too often boards of directors are overloaded with directors who are disruptive, passive, no longer current, or just taking up seats that could be used by more qualified individuals. Unfortunately, a top boardroom challenge is to devise ways to have more frequent director rotations.
August 16, 2012

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