Board Education Webinars & Whitepapers
Set your board up for success by creating an open and engaging environment that encourages participation. This checklist shares tips to expand board meeting conversations and uncover new insights.
Want to know how to have more effective board meetings? This FAQ answers questions around building a best-in-class board meeting agenda.
To help board meetings stay focused and keep directors fully engaged, consider using an extended agenda. This checklist outlines the components of a best-in-class extended agenda, and how you can implement one for your board.
Part 2 of the 5-part series of whitepapers co-authored by Joan Conley, Nasdaq’s Corporate Secretary, explores the secrets behind taking great notes at board meetings, including how to leverage technology to draft, distribute, and approve meeting minutes.
Part 4 of the 5-part series of whitepapers co-authored by Joan Conley, Nasdaq’s Corporate Secretary, focuses on tactics for facilitating director engagement, innovation, and candor in the boardroom.
Part 5 of the 5-part series of whitepapers co-authored by Joan Conley, Nasdaq’s Corporate Secretary, highlights key components designed to help a new director shorten the learning curve and quickly become a meaningful contributor to the work of the board.
Boards and audit committees have developed a heightened interest in cybersecurity governance in recent years and even more so in the past year, as high-profile cyber issues have dominated the news.
Index investors should no longer be considered passive – their respective utilization of ESG and the manner in which they voice their opinion is in fact very active.
How can a company prepare for the corporate governance challenges in the year ahead? We asked Betsy Atkins, veteran of 23 public company boards, how companies should begin to answer that question.
Technology is disrupting virtually every industry in some way, and a business case for digital literacy on the board is emerging. In this post, veteran board director Betsy Atkins shares five ways companies can raise their boards' digital IQ.
A digital D&O questionnaire that is integrated into a robust board portal platform can take a lot of the pain out of proxy season: saving time and money, delighting directors, and driving improvements in data integrity. Find out six reasons why you should be using one
Every board now knows its company will fall victim to a cyber attack, and even worse, that the board of directors will need to clean up the mess and superintend the fallout. Find out what the experts recommend in this 4-part white paper series.
The board's success in executing its growing list of critical duties depends on assembling the best directors around the table and that, once recruited, they are active, engaged contributors who want to remain. The hub of all this activity is the nominating and governance committee and committee chair. Find out more about what keeps nominating and governance committee chairs up at night.
The consequences of a data breach can be significant. Recognizing directors can protect themselves from liability in case of a breach by taking an active oversight role in their company’s cybersecurity preparedness, this article sets out to provide boards with practical advice on approaching cybersecurity oversight.
The report, titled, “The Accountability Gap: Cybersecurity & Building a Culture of Responsibility,” is the largest study of its kind to date, surveying 1,500 non-executive directors (NEDs), C-level executives, Chief Information Officers (CIOs), and Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) across the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, Japan, and Nordic countries Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Finland. The report investigates how business leaders assess their own vulnerability and identifies ways to create a stronger culture of responsibility around cybersecurity from the top down.
In today’s fast-paced business environment, board portal software is no longer a nice-to-have extra — it’s an essential strategy for engaging and deriving maximum value from your company’s directors in real time.
In the mobile enterprise, leadership teams have collaboration needs that go beyond email and paper. This paper shares practical insights about navigating the new landscape in leadership communication.