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Corporate Governance Publications


  1. Governance Center Newsletter (Europe) - July 2019

    July 2019 | Newsletter

    Periodically evaluating director performance is critical to a more meritocratic and dynamic boardroom

  2. Environmental, Social & Governance Center Newsletter (US) - July 2019

    July 2019 | Newsletter

    Companies have long responded to natural disasters by providing philanthropic relief to those most affected, and now they are changing their practices to deal more effectively with multiple disasters in a short period and, in many cases, aligning their philanthropy with their sustainability strategies

  3. Evaluating Boards: A policy agenda in need of perspective

    July 2019 | Director Notes

    The discussion raised in literature on board evaluations poses the question as to whether any one formula can satisfy the demands for board development.

  4. Environmental, Social & Governance Center Newsletter (US) - June 2019

    June 2019 | Newsletter

    Pacific Gas & Electric’s climate change-related bankruptcy shows how external ESG ratings only capture a very small portion of the “G” in ESG, something the author calls the “80/20 ESG governance trap”

  5. Sustainability Matters: Beware the 80/20 Governance Trap: Focus on the 'G' in ESG

    May 2019 | Executive Action Report

    External ESG ratings fail the 80/20 rule. They may be able to measure 80 percent of environmental and social impacts but only 20 percent of governance impacts.

  6. Just What Is the Corporate Director's Job? Business Media Perspectives

    May 2019 | Key Business Issues

    Members of the business media have an idealized view of how the board should conduct itself, so they are frequently disappointed by what they perceive to be the reality. 

  7. Environmental, Social & Governance Center Newsletter (US) - May 2019

    May 2019 | Newsletter

    How your company responds to the personal data protection movement will either build or break trust

  8. Corporate Board Practices in the Russell 3000 and S&P 500: 2019 Edition

    April 2019 | Research Report

    Why aren’t boards diversifying faster? The findings in this report underscore the main reasons progress remains slow.

  9. Governance Center Newsletter (US) - April 2019

    April 2019 | Newsletter

    CEOs brace for a turbulent business environment in the short run

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

    March 2019 | Key Business Issues

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