Board Governance

Heidrick & Struggles: Appointments of Women to Boards Hits Record High

Heidrick & Struggles' Board Monitor 2018 report, an annual study of trends in non-executive director appointments, found that women filled more than 38% of all independent board seats in Fortune 500 companies in 2017.

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Watermark Search International: Board Diversity Index 2018

The fourth edition of the Board Diversity Index from Watermark Search International in Australia looks at four different areas of diversity in the Boardroom.

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Signium: The Best Defense Against Corporate Failure

This article discusses the risks of mandatory audit firm rotation (MAFR) and includes suggestions to avoid corporate failure.

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Board Search and Advisory Services Guiding Principles

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The Future of Boards

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Russell Reynolds Associates: A Look Inside Nonprofit Boards

Nonprofits play an essential role in the world’s social, political and financial landscape. Russell Reynolds Associates new report provides data about current practices of nonprofit boards. Covering 2,302 board members, the publication offers key findings and a range of choices nonprofit boards can make. 

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Top Trends for Today's Boards of Directors

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Russell Reynolds Associates: Global and Regional Trends in Corporate Governance for 2017

Russell Reynolds Associates recently interviewed numerous institutional and activist investors, pension fund managers, public company directors and other governance professionals about the trends and challenges that public company boards will face in 2017. The conversations yielded a wide array of perspectives about the forces that drive change in corporate governance landscape.

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Spencer Stuart: U.S. Board Index 2016

The 2016 edition of the Spencer Stuart U.S. Board Index places particular focus on growing interest by institutional investors in board composition and performance, highlighting trends in new director recruitment, independent board leadership, tenure and term limits, mandatory retirement, board evaluation and shareholder engagement.

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Heidrick & Struggles: Taking the Emergency out of Emergency Succession Planning

Heidrick & Struggles’ recent article discusses how boards can make a habit of emergency succession planning to ensure that they have a robust plan in place. 

 

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