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Board Governance in the Age of Shareholder Empowerment

By: PwC Governance Insights Center

By |2017-01-15T20:42:57+00:00October 12th, 2016|Board Oversight & Governance|

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 from new technologies, geopolitical turmoil, cyber threats, increased regulation, and more vocal investors. Overseeing a company in today’s challenging business Read More

From PwC: Maximizing the Value of the Internal Auditor

By: PwC’s Governance Insights Center

By |2017-01-15T20:43:01+00:00September 6th, 2016|Board Oversight & Governance|

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 members as an objective insider—one that can serve as their eyes and ears. Maximizing the value proposition of the internal audit group Read More

From PwC: Shareholder Engagement on Executive Compensation

PwC Governance Insights Center

By |2017-01-15T20:43:02+00:00July 21st, 2016|Board Oversight & Governance|

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 in this topic in a new series PwC co-authored with Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP. The modules in this Read More

Opinion: Financial Statements are Outliving their Usefulness for Investors

By: Baruch Lev, NYU Stern

By |2017-01-15T20:43:02+00:00July 20th, 2016|Board Oversight & Governance|

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 earnings causes an average 1.5% drop in the share price that day — a change that’s within the range of Read More

PwC: 10 Minutes on Hedge Fund Activism & Latest Strategies

By: PwC Governance Insights Center

By |2017-01-15T20:43:02+00:00July 14th, 2016|Board Oversight & Governance|

This post was submitted by our partners at PwC Governance Insights Center.  Strategies for staying out of activist cross hairs The numbers are sobering: nine of the Fortune-100 and 38 of the Fortune-500 companies dealt with an activist campaign in 2015.1 And of the latter group, four were targeted more than once.2 But hedge fund activism Read More

CHS Roundtable: Hot Topics in the Boardroom

By: The Ethisphere Institute

By |2017-01-15T20:43:02+00:00July 13th, 2016|Board Oversight & Governance, RSS BELA Member, RSS ETH Events, Uncategorized|

CHS Inc., a leading cooperative, owned by farmers, ranchers and co-ops across the United States recently hosted an Ethisphere Business Ethics Leadership Alliance (BELA) roundtable at its headquarters in St. Paul, Minnesota where Corporate Compliance and Ethics Executives and General Counsel convened to discuss tactics for engaging the Board and promoting compliance-driven conversations. Companies present Read More

Part 3 of the 2016 World’s Most Ethical Companies Data Insights | Enabling Ethical Leadership: Equipping Your Board to Govern with Integrity

By: Ethisphere

By |2018-06-11T19:33:56+00:00July 10th, 2016|Board Oversight & Governance, RSS ETH Events|

On June 28, 2016, Ethisphere hosted the third and final installment of the 2016 World’s Most Ethical Companies® Data Insights on board governance. The webcast featured Ethisphere’s Douglas Allen, Managing Director, Data Services; and Erica Salmon Byrne, EVP and Executive Director of Business Ethics Leadership Alliance. We also heard from Richard Buchband, Senior Vice President, General Read More

Editor’s Picks: Top #CorpGov News Around the Web

By: Aarti Maharaj

By |2016-07-14T23:57:23+00:00July 1st, 2016|Board Oversight & Governance|

Here’s our latest look at what’s new and interesting in the world of ethics, compliance and corporate governance around the web. In an interesting twist this week Theresa May, who supported keeping the UK part of the EU became the new British Prime Minister after David Cameron announced his plans to resign by Wednesday. May Read More

PwC: Director-Shareholder Engagement: The New Imperatives

By: PwC Governance Insights Center

By |2017-01-15T20:43:03+00:00June 24th, 2016|Board Oversight & Governance|

Investors expect a new approach to engagement—one that covers important topics, meets their needs, and often involves directors. Companies with effective engagement programs are seizing the opportunity to build important relationships with long-term shareholders before crises hit. And they’re taking credit for them publicly, setting the bar higher for other companies. So how does your Read More

PwC Survey: Investors Are More Cautious About Growth

By: PwC Governance Insights Center

By |2017-01-15T20:43:03+00:00June 13th, 2016|Board Oversight & Governance|

Are investors and CEOs aligned on their outlook on key business issues? Our survey takes a look. CEOs make many decisions as heads of their companies, all while trying to steer their companies toward long-term growth. The issues CEOs face factor into investors’ decisions about where to put their money. Some issues may affect and Read More

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