Monthly Archives: February 2012

WomenCorporateDirectors Takes Action during Women’s History Month to Move Women into Board Seats Globally

http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/womencorporatedirectors-takes-action-during-womens-history-month-to-move-women-into-board-seats-globally-140867243.html The Americas – Directors from throughout the Americas will convene in Palm Beach, FL on March 9 at WCD’s first-everAmericas Institute, with this year’s program focusing on Latin America and its growing priority for corporate boards. KPMG is lead sponsor of the event. Lars Thunell, CEO of … Continue reading

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Role of the CEO and Management

The Business Roundtable long has been a leader in Corporate Governance thought leadership.  They have written Principles of Corporate Governance going back to 2002.  This is the second in a series of articles that summarizes their principles. » It is the responsibility … Continue reading

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Role of the Board of Directors

The Business Roundtable long has been a leader in Corporate Governance thought leadership.  They have written Principles of Corporate Governance going back to 2002.  This is the first in a series of articles that summarizes their principles. » The business … Continue reading

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FTI Consulting Corporate Governance Survey

Capital Markets -Corp Gov Survey Feb 2012 FINAL Here is the latest survey on Corporate Governance by FTI Consulting.  There were several interesting key findings: Executive compensation is still a critical topic for investors and may be even more so … Continue reading

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CalSTRS To Vote Proxies Independently

CalSTRS introduced their report on executive pay last week.  It was notable for a couple reasons.  First, the large retirement fund acknowledges that questionable pay practices are on the decline although there still is room for improvement in their opinion.  … Continue reading

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Short-termism Creates Long Term Problems

If you asked most people what the goal of corporations should be they would rightly say the creation of long term shareholder value.  Unfortunately, today, most behaviors of public companies are focused on short term results, often quarter to quarter, … Continue reading

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WomenCorporateDirectors Announces Launch of First Annual “Americas Institute” for Boards

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