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Corporate Governance & Internal Audit 2017-08-18T00:40:13+00:00

21st Century Governance: Leaders are Accountable for Making Things Happen
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By: John Dalla Costa

By | January 17th, 2017|Categories: Board Oversight & Governance|Tags: |

Earlier this year, BlackRock’s chief executive Larry Fink wrote a letter to CEOs of large corporations, including all those on the S&P 500, decrying the “short-termism afflicting corporate behavior.” As the world’s largest investor, Mr. Read More

From PwC: Investors, Corporations, and ESG: Bridging the Gap 
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By: PwC’s Governance Insights Center

By | October 31st, 2016|Categories: Board Oversight & Governance|Tags: |

This post was submitted by our partners at PwC Governance Insights Center.  Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) reporting has become mainstream for companies, and investors expect transparency around this information. But there is a disconnect between Read More

Board Governance in the Age of Shareholder Empowerment
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By: PwC Governance Insights Center

By | October 12th, 2016|Categories: Board Oversight & Governance|Tags: |

Editor's note: This post was submitted by our partners at PwC Governance Insights Center.  Insights from PwC's Annual Corporate Directors Survey Our 2016 Annual Corporate Directors Survey highlights continued changes in the boardroom. Companies are facing disruption Read More

From PwC: Maximizing the Value of the Internal Auditor
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By: PwC’s Governance Insights Center

By | September 6th, 2016|Categories: Board Oversight & Governance|Tags: |

As audit committees face a wider range of business risks and increased expectations from stakeholders, many audit committees are turning to a particular resource—the internal audit function. Internal audit (IA) can be viewed by committee Read More

From PwC: Shareholder Engagement on Executive Compensation
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PwC Governance Insights Center

By | July 21st, 2016|Categories: Board Oversight & Governance|Tags: |

This post was submitted by our partners at PwC Governance Insights Center.  Boards are engaging more often with shareholders and other stakeholders about executive compensation. We take a close look at the drivers behind the interest Read More

Opinion: Financial Statements are Outliving their Usefulness for Investors
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By: Baruch Lev, NYU Stern

By | July 20th, 2016|Categories: Board Oversight & Governance|Tags: |

Editor's note: This post originally appeared on NYU Stern. Baruch Lev, NYU Stern. It used to be that earnings moved stock markets, but now even the “calamity” of missing analysts’ consensus forecast of Read More