Corporate Governance Center Publications

2018

  1. Quarterly Earnings Guidance—A Corporate Relic?

    March 2018 | Director Notes

    The authors make the case against quarterly earnings guidance and offer a long-term investment road map for companies.

  2. Engaging and Influencing External Stakeholders in Product Stewardship

    March 2018 | Council Perspectives

    Product stewardship leaders and their business counterparts are increasingly recognizing that engaging and influencing external stakeholders has become a core part of protecting a company’s societal “license to operate.”

  3. Just What Is the Corporate Director's Job? Corporate Secretaries' Perspectives on the Board Member's Job Description

    February 2018 | Key Business Issues

    One of the most important attributes corporate secretaries seek in a director is the ability to analyze and properly respond to information received from management and other key resources. 

  4. Just What Is the Corporate Director's Job? Highlights of Perspectives on the Board Member's Job Description

    February 2018 | Key Business Issues

    Peruse the main points from more than 10 roundtable discussions with stakeholders, updated regularly as new reports are produced.

  5. Are Directors Paid Too Much? An Analysis of Corporate Board Member Compensation from 1997-2012

    February 2018 | Director Notes

    Director excess compensation may be a sign of board entrenchment while an increase in overcompensation of directors reduces pay-for-performance sensitivity.

  6. 23 Truths about Cybersecurity: Insights from the Cybersecurity Conference: Crucial Collaborations

    February 2018 | Conference KeyNotes

    Organizations can’t prevent all cyberattacks, but they can mitigate their effects. This requires enterprise risk management programs guided by a cyber-knowledgeable board and a leadership team that knows its risk appetite.

  7. What Is the 'New Paradigm' Framework? Highlights of The Conference Board Governance Center Fall 2017 Meeting

    January 2018 | Conference KeyNotes

    A central premise of Martin Lipton’s "New Paradigm" is that corporations and institutional investors can together forge a meaningful and successful private-sector solution.

  8. C-Suite Challenge™ 2018: Reinventing the Organization for the Digital Age

    January 2018 | Key Business Issues

    As the global economy appears to have shaken off six years of stagnation, CEOs and C-Suite executives are increasingly acknowledging the need for radical reinvention.

  9. C-Suite Challenge™ 2018: Reinventing the Organization for the Digital Age (Executive Summary)

    January 2018 | Key Business Issues

    As the global economy appears to have shaken off six years of stagnation, CEOs and C-Suite executives are increasingly acknowledging the need for radical reinvention.

  10. C-Suite Challenge™ 2018: Reinventing the Organization for the Digital Age (Expanded Report)

    January 2018 | Key Business Issues

    As the global economy appears to have shaken off six years of stagnation, CEOs and C-Suite executives are increasingly acknowledging the need for radical reinvention.