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Last year, Canadian boards exhibited a strong preference for new directors with previous corporate governance experience, greater gender diversity, and financial, operational, and sustainability expertise.
Fortune 500 boards sought to diversify in 2019, with mixed success, and added a mix of new and familiar expertise. Amid the global economic contraction and ongoing protests against racial injustice, these are directors with valuable and fresh perspectives.
A survey of industry leaders in Europe highlights their biggest challenges as they deal with the unprecedented change accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic.
In this podcast, Tamla Oates-Forney shares her experiences and insights gained from leading her workforce through the COVID-19 crisis: the importance of putting people first, maintaining a sense of calm, and openness and transparency.
We present findings from our survey of 90 general counsels in the United States on how their role and that of legal departments has changed this year and what they expect for the future.
A study of leadership teams at the top 50 pharmaceutical companies around the world highlights the current state of gender diversity and suggests ideas for leaders who want to improve it.
Boards that routinely evaluate their capabilities with strategic goals in mind and establish a diverse pipeline of potential directors will be best positioned to help their organizations reset for resilience and thrive in the long term.
In this podcast, Yvette Austin Smith, principal and director of The Brattle Group, a global economics and financial consulting firm that provides expertise in litigation and regulatory matters, discusses leadership and current financial market trends.
In this podcast, Ravi Kumar, president at Infosys, shares his perspective on how the COVID-19 pandemic will change the order of society and the enterprise as we are forced to transition into more agile, resilient, outcome-centric, and empathy-driven hybrid organizations.
Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, boards were facing a daunting mix of challenges that highlighted weaknesses in many traditional practices. To be fit for the future, boards must focus on their purpose, composition, and culture.
Jacqueline Chow, non-executive director for Coles Group, and David Gonski, chairman of ANZ, discuss the important role that boards serve in promoting D&I initiatives and helping companies realize the business benefits of their efforts.
Rethinking how we describe leadership is a crucial step in finding and attracting the right leaders for today’s challenges.
While progress has been made on building inclusive and supportive cultures for LGBTQ people in the workplace, further work is needed. In our interviews with four leading executives, they discussed four key practices that can help make this a reality.
Despite the evidence that a diverse and inclusive workforce is connected to significant performance improvements, too few companies are seeing their D&I efforts pay off. In this report, we suggest a path forward for companies to close this gap between efforts and results.
What HR leaders are seeing as their biggest challenges right now, and some proven principles that can help.
How do some leaders build teams that develop better ideas, innovate continuously, and drive strong business results—all while doing right by everyone?
D&I will be one of the critical differentiators in how companies weather this storm. What should leaders know?
Most boards don’t take the time to step back and rigorously review their own performance. Doing so will benefit not only the board but the organization as well.
What board members should keep in mind now to prepare their companies for the post-crisis world.
A recent discussion event generated insights from female and male executives on building and sustaining a career in the sector.