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How Gender Diversity and Company Performance Are Linked

There are many reasons why gender equality remains elusive in the workplace – ranging from discriminatory practices and cultural biases to the …

Gender Diversity

A Board Member's Top Five Recommendations For Cybersecurity And Risk Management

James Lam has been an advisor to boards on matters of risk management and mitigation for roughly 25 years. He has been the Chief Risk Officer at GE Capital Markets Services, and Fidelity Investments. He was a partner at Oliver Wyman, and started ERisk under its auspices. That unit would later be …

Cybersecurity

IT Boards Need To Embrace Diversity In Cybersecurity Battle

Image: iStock<p>Data 61's CEO Adrian Turner spoke at the Cyber Security: the Leadership Imperative, hosted by InnovationAus, on the need for boards and …

Technological Change

Corporate France swims against tide on chairman independence

© Reuters. Corporate France swims against tide on chairman independence<p>By Leigh Thomas<p>PARIS (Reuters) - Corporate France is bucking the global trend …

2017 And Beyond -- Major Trends Shaping Shareholder Activism

Activist shareholders have deployed $45 billion in new campaigns year to date, nearly double the amount for all of 2016. That figure highlights several key shareholder activism trends cited in a recent Lazard report.<p>“In terms of the megatrends we’ve seen for 2017, activism is as strong as it’s ever …

Investing

Boards, Gender & Activism: Lessons to be Learnt

When completing our most recent analysis into shareholder activism in Europe, we identified many interesting insights. One of those was around the …

Credit Suisse

Boards: Innovation Is Your Responsibility Too

The challenge of leading innovation is bringing about a sea change in corporate governance. Boards, once the dependably cautious voices urging management to mitigate risk, are increasingly calling for breakthrough innovation in the scramble for competitive advantage. We see this shift playing out …

Innovation

The Manager’s Guide to Transparency in the Workplace

Valuing transparency in an organization is nothing new, but thanks to a radical restructuring of the work environment, the nature of the modern …

Employee Engagement

What is “Radical Transparency” and Why Do You Need It?

How does your finance organization think about compliance?<p>Some companies see compliance as a nuisance, at best. It’s something that they must do to …

Employee Engagement

PwC Study Shows Firms Unprepared For Cyber Attacks

Despite blaring headlines about cyber attacks, many companies are unprepared to cope with one, according to “The Global State Of Security Survey,” a …

Cybersecurity

Bringing Accountability to the Wells Fargo Boardroom

It’s distressingly common for directors of public companies to skate away from liability when corporate misconduct occurs on their watch. That’s why a recent ruling by a federal judge hearing two cases against Wells Fargo’s officers and directors is both unusual and welcome.<p>The cases were filed …

Corruption

How to build a board that's competent for sustainability

A new Ceres report shares insights on how to "lead from the top."

Sustainability

Sina Avoids a Shakeup, but Will Change After Shareholder Vote

Independent shareholders of Sina Corp. picked a board nominee put forth by a dissident shareholder pushing for radical change at China’s leading web …