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Corporate Governance Center Publications

2018

  1. Campaign Finance Reform Without Law

    December 2018 | Director Notes

    Given the current legal and political climate, it is time for boards, CEOs, campaign finance scholars, and advocates to look beyond the law when it comes to corporate political spending and its related disclosure.

  2. Sustainability Practices: 2018 Edition—Trends in Corporate Sustainability Reporting in North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific

    December 2018 | Key Business Issues

    Sustainability reporting is still not a uniform practice across the globe and remains sporadic in countries where nonfinancial reporting regulation and stakeholder pressures are absent.

  3. Director Notes India: Board Meeting Attendance—Findings from a NIFTY 500 analysis

    December 2018 | Director Notes

    In spite of an Indian legal framework that offers directors many options to attend board meetings, attendance at NIFTY 500 companies is still down.

  4. 2018 Executive Compensation and Succession Practices Bundle

    December 2018 | Research Report

    A new bundled report combining two current reports that represent our most extensive and insightful executive compensation and leadership succession practices.

  5. Director Notes India: India at a Crossroads—Transitioning to a renewables-based electricity system

    November 2018 | Director Notes

    A fast-growing economy, increasing population, and more resource-intensive lifestyles is fueling India’s energy demands.

  6. Comparison table of sustainability reporting frameworks

    November 2018 | Infographic

    A comparison table of some of the leading sustainability reporting frameworks. The table highlights key characteristics of these frameworks, including: intended purpose, target audience, focus areas, and geographic scope.

  7. Proxy Voting Analytics (2015-2018)

    November 2018 | Research Report

    Shareholders are increasingly turning their attention to social and environmental proposals across a broader spectrum of business organizations, while proponents of corporate governance resolutions are redirecting their efforts toward smaller firms.

  8. Director Notes India: Women Directors on Indian Boards

    November 2018 | Director Notes

    Indian companies need to focus on the spirit of the regulations instead of merely undertaking a check-the-box compliance when it comes to the appointment of women directors.

  9. Corporate Governance Center Newsletter - November 2018

    November 2018 | Newsletter

    Nearly 17% of CEOs reached retirement age in 2017; a wave of CEO retirements might be forthcoming

  10. Giving in Numbers: 2018 Edition

    October 2018 | Research Report

    This year's Giving in Numbers report shows strong increases in corporate giving over the past three years.