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Orientation to Match a New Reality

New committee members need to gain sufficient understanding of compensation practices deeper in the organization to understand where business risks might lie. Read more

A CEO Pay Ratio Tipping Point?

With companies starting to release CEO pay ratio data for the first time, boards and management teams are bracing for a wave of reactions: How will activists and employee groups use the information to crank up criticism? Will the media… Read more

Rewarding Strategic Investment

Consider an all-too-common business dilemma: a company faces significant operational headwinds after a string of consecutive years of growth. The CEO can see a market disruption on the horizon, and it is getting harder and harder to squeeze continued gains… Read more

Underrepresented: An Analysis of Female Director Election Results

Board diversity is claiming a wider share of the spotlight in boardrooms. BlackRock, Vanguard, and many of the largest asset managers have shifted their focus from addressing proxy access and board classification issues to developing voting guidelines on certain broader… Read more