In this episode of The Corporate Director Podcast, Frederik Otto, Founder and Business advisor of Sustainability Board Report, discusses his passion for sustainability and and takes us inside his latest research into how organizations should define ESG ownership.
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In this episode of The Corporate Director Podcast, Sally Susman, Executive Vice President and Chief Corporate Affairs Officer at Pfizer, takes us inside the race to create a COVID-19 vaccine and what it means for Pfizer's leadership and company strategies moving forward.
In this episode of The Corporate Director Podcast, hear from Alexander Lowry, Executive Director of the Career & Connection Institute, and Esther Aguilera, President and CEO of the Latino Corporate Directors Association as they discuss ESG, stakeholder capitalism, DEI and more and how the boardroom can support meaningful progress.
In this episode of The Corporate Director Podcast, Frederic Barge, Founder of Reward Value, takes us inside his organization’s mission to reimagine executive compensation and how executive compensation can be used to drive more sustainable, stakeholder-centric outcomes for our society.
In this episode, Alan Murray, CEO of Fortune Media, dives into the three biggest challenges facing business leaders today and what modern boards have to do in order to evolve and find success.
Mike is a passionate champion of diversity and inclusion, racial equality, economic opportunity, and upward mobility for our next generation of leaders. Read more about his story as a part of the Modern Leadership initiative, a network of nearly 700,000 CEOs, board directors and executives.
Dennis Carey, Vice Chairman of Korn Ferry, Ram Charan, world-renowned business adviser, author, teacher, and speaker, and Bill McNabb, former Chairman and CEO of Vanguard take us inside their latest book: "Talent, Strategy, Risk: How Investors and Boards Are Redefining TSR"
As we operate in a rapidly evolving world, how has the mandate of the board changed, and what does that mean for their responsibilities and duties moving forward? Hear from global economist and experienced leader Dr. Dambisa Moyo as she shares insights from her latest book: How Boards Work – And How They Can Work Better in a Chaotic World. Dr. Moyo is a featured panelist at our upcoming Modern Governance Summit, where she will share her take on board diversity and strategy as part of the panel discussion on "Leading with Purpose: Building the Modern Board.”
Across the globe, women face very different barriers to entry in corporate leadership. What does the gender diversity conversation look like in the Middle East, and how has that conversation been developing over the last few years? In this episode, Caroline Fattal discusses her unusual journey to the boardroom in the Middle East and her work to empower other women in leadership roles in the region.
As calls for increased diversity in company leadership continue, how can we best work to support LGBTQ+ representation, an oft-overlooked facet of diversity, in company leadership? Hear from Todd Sears and Matt Fust of Out Leadership on the current state of LGBTQ+ representation, the work they are doing to support LGBTQ+ leaders, and methods organizations should be utilizing to move the needle.
ESG disclosures are increasingly top-of-mind for investors, regulators and other stakeholders — but organizations continue to struggle with data and metrics. Find out how to over come the challenges inherent in building robust ESG disclosures.
In an increasingly complex and changing environment, implementing a GRC strategy has never been more essential. With a unified GRC strategy, businesses can break down silos, ensuring that IT systems and processes are integrated across business units, and better manage risk to keep the organization compliant with relevant regulations and requirements.
What can corporate governance failings teach us as we move forward? Author Mark Tighe takes us inside his best-selling book, Champagne Football: The Rise and Fall of John Delaney and the Football Association of Ireland, a story of corruption, groupthink, and the cult of celebrity that rocked the Irish football and governance communities in equal measure.
The relationship between corporate governance and sustainability puts an emphasis on the business' impact on the environment and society as a whole.
In this episode, hear from Isabel Kelly, non-executive director at the Panoply and CEO of Profit with Purpose, on the importance of nonprofit and for-profit collaboration, and from Ulrike Malmendier, Economics Professor at the University of California Berkeley, on the effects of stress on CEO health outcomes.
In this episode of The Corporate Director Podcast, hear from Joyce Cacho, experienced board member at Sunrise Banks NA, the World Benchmarking Alliance, and the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, about lessons learned from the pandemic and the best ways to integrate and embrace inclusion in your organization.
As we continue to move out of the pandemic, how can corporate leaders “do better?” In this episode, hear from Hubert Joly, the former Chairman and CEO of Best Buy, and Colin McLetchie, President and Founder of Five Ways Forward, discuss the future of leadership and how to lead an organization with purpose and empathy.
In the wake of company commitments, listing requirements and government legislation, who has benefitted in the push for increased diversity in corporate leadership? More importantly, which groups have still been left out and left behind? Hear from Meesha Rosa, Vice President of Corporate Board Services at Catalyst, on how to ensure that a rising tide really does lift all boats.
As we move toward the next normal, how should boards think about business transformation? In this episode, we hear from transformation expert and board member Dorlisa Flur about her experiences overseeing several unique business transformations, some in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
In the push for greater boardroom diversity, how can we ensure we correctly track, measure, and promote progress? Esther Aguilera, President and CEO of the Latino Corporate Directors Association (LCDA) details the struggle for greater Latino representation in public company boardrooms, and what her organization is doing to help.
The world is evolving at an alarming rate, and corporate leaders need the right insights and tools at their disposal to ensure their companies can survive and thrive. Hear from Debbie Alvarez-Rodriguez, board member at Recology, and Kathryn Cartini, co-founder and partner at Chloe Capital, on the importance of flexibility and ethical decision-making when dealing with such existential changes.
In our 50th episode special, hear from Diligent CEO Brian Stafford and COO and President Lisa Edwards for their in-depth take on the future of modern governance: how it's changing, why it's so important, and what's next.
In this episode, Melanie Nolen, Research Director for Chief Executive Group and Research Editor for Corporate Board Member Magazine, weighs in on director priorities for 2021 with results from Corporate Board Member and Diligent Institute’s latest research.
In this episode, Eva Sage-Gavin, Senior Managing Director of Accenture’s Global Talent, and Larry Clinton, President of the Internet Security Alliance, discuss workforce issues and cybersecurity: two issues that should be top of the agenda for any modern board in 2021.
In this podcast episode, Kristen Sullivan, leader of sustainability and KPI services at Deloitte, provides practical and straightforward insights on ESG metrics and disclosures for corporate directors as well as her predictions for where the ESG conversation is headed in 2021.
When it comes to board evaluations and how to make them better, Inside America’s Boardrooms host TK Kerstetter is uniquely positioned to weigh in. In this episode, TK shares his advice for strengthening board evaluations in 2021.
At the end of a pivotal and unprecedented year, hosts Dottie Schindlinger and Meghan Day are joined again by TK Kerstetter, host of Inside America’s Boardrooms for 2020 highlights and predictions for 2021. Spoiler alert: last year’s predictions for 2020 were a bit off in one big way.
Has 2020 brought a real shift in terms of diversity and board recruiting—and what more needs to be done? Felicity Hassan from the executive search firm Audeliss talks about shared accountability, intersectionality, pipelines, privilege, and more.
From rethinking committee structures to navigating COVID-19, change, and ESG expectations, boards had a lot on their plates in 2020. Governance expert and former general counsel/corporate secretary Doug Chia shares his observations and recommendations.
Leah Malone of PwC explores the surprises in this year's PwC Annual Corporate Directors survey, and Melanie Nolen of Corporate Board Member provides insight from the first quarterly Director Confidence Index, created in conjunction with Diligent Institute.
Athena Alliance is a digital ecosystem and platform designed around community, learning, and access to opportunity for women in business. Its founder and CEO Coco Brown shares her insights on diverse director recruitment and board refreshment strategies.
In this episode, Martin Whittaker about what it means to be a good employer today, the challenges of ESG reporting and metrics, and what companies and boards should be thinking about in the weeks leading up to the US presidential election.
How can boards accelerate movement on diversity? Evaluations, mentorship and other initiatives can help strengthen boards’ responses to today’s “triple pandemic” of COVID-19, economic downtown and injustice. Phyllis Campbell, Chairman, Pacific Northwest for JPMorgan Chase and Chair, US-Japan Council shares her insights.
What does a high-performing board look like in 2020, already a year like no other? Anna Catalano, director on the boards of Willis Towers Watson, Kraton Corporation, HollyFrontier Corporation, Frontdoor, Inc., and Appvion, shares her reflections on how boards can stay ahead of crisis and change.
Explore the latest on ESG standards, reporting and making environment, social and governance improvements a strategic imperative with Helle Bank Jorgensen, CEO of Competent Boards
In this episode of the Corporate Director Podcast, board member Shellye Archambeau shares her experience as one of Silicon Valley's first Black female CEOs.
The pandemic is transforming how corporate boards conduct business. Can boards apply the best habits of today’s virtual meetings to more effective operations beyond the COVID-19 crisis? Veteran corporate director Eileen Kamerick shares her top tips.
Anddria Clack-Rogers Varnado brings a dual perspective to the future of business and digital transformation from the worlds of retail and governance.
Roy Dunbar brings a multi-faceted perspective on ESG, and the current protests of racism, from his role as a board member with Humana, Johnson Controls, and SiteOne Lanscape Supply, and as a Jamaican and former UK resident now living in the US.
Larry Clinton, President of the Internet Security Alliance provides a sobering update on the current cyber threat landscape and issues a call for companies to redesign their cybersecurity infrastructures and approach to cyber risk. Also, co-hosts Dottie Schindlinger and Meghan Day reflect on corporate responses to racial injustice in the wake of recent events.
What topics are boards prioritizing right now? This report captures insights from over 100 director interviews, virtual roundtables, webinars and podcasts.
Executive compensation has gotten complicated. Succession planning has risen to the fore. Corporate ownership structures are shifting. Dawn Zier, board member for Spirit Airlines and Hain Celestial, brings insights on how COVID-19 is altering the business landscape on this one-year anniversary episode of the podcast.
One "business" that’s thriving during the pandemic is cyber crime. Bob Zukis, CEO and founder of the Digital Directors Network explores how prepared boards are to handle the increased cyber risk, and how adding more "digital directors" can help.
What best practices can all industries glean from the experience of healthcare boards, both now and into the future? In this episode, we get insights from Jamie Orlikoff, chairperson of St. Charles Health System and a governance expert who’s been working with hospital and health system boards since 1985.
Is it right to order grocery delivery during a pandemic? What measures should companies take to protect employees during state-ordered shutdowns? Dr. Andrea Bonime-Blanc, the @GlobalEthicist shares her insight on these issues in the COVID-19 crisis.
Podcast guest, Peter Deans, shares with Meghan Day, Diligent’s Director of Board Experience, his take on how the associated risks need to be effectively managed by boards and management.
The novel coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic represents a different kind of crisis. How should boards and executives respond?
Change is happening at lightning speed. In fact, the National Association of Corporate Directors reported that nearly 7 in 10 (68%) of directors believe their company will not be able to extend its historical strategy over the next five years.
In Episode 21 of The Corporate Director Podcast, Executive Director of the ESG Center at The Conference Board Paul Washington discusses the future of ESG.
In Episode 20 of The Corporate Director Podcast, Director of BDO's Center for Corporate Governance and Financial Reporting Amy Rojik discusses findings and surprises from the firm's recent survey.
In Episode 19 of The Corporate Director Podcast, board member Leslie Campbell outlines nominating & governance committee priorities for the digital age.
In Episode 18 of The Corporate Director Podcast, your hosts sit down with TK Kerstetter to look back at the big governance moments of 2019 and share some predictions for the new year.
In Episode 17 of The Corporate Director Podcast, board members Nelson Chan and Merline Saintil discuss cyber preparedness and risk oversight in the digital age.
In episode 16 of The Corporate Director Podcast, Cindy Moehring and Adam Berger discuss the board's role in building an ethical culture and the value of thinking like a private equity board.
In Episode 15 of The Corporate Director Podcast, board member Anita Sands discusses digital disruption and the need for "ambidextrous leadership."
In Episode 14 of The Corporate Director Podcast, board member Margaret Whelan gives her take on firm value, board diversity, and driving innovation from the board level.
In Episode 13 of The Corporate Director Podcast, PwC's Leah Malone discusses key findings from this year's Annual Corporate Directors Survey.
In Episode 12 of The Corporate Director Podcast, UC Berkeley professor and board member Jennifer Chatman advises on the board's role in corporate culture—and how directors can spot CEO narcissism.
In Episode 11 of "The Corporate Director Podcast," board member and AI-expert Anastassia Lauterbach gives advice on honing technological expertise in the boardroom.
In Episode 10 of "The Corporate Director Podcast," CEO of the National Association of Corporate Directors, Peter Gleason, discusses how directors can stay abreast of changes in the cyber risk landscape.
In Episode 9 of "The Corporate Director Podcast," Coca-Cola European Partners General Counsel and Company Secretary Clare Wardle gives her take on ESG.
In Episode 8 of "The Corporate Director Podcast," board member Susan Forrester describes the importance of fast and high-quality information flow and directorship in the digital age.
In Episode 7 of "The Corporate Director Podcast," board member and Silicon Valley executive Nora Denzel talks about the importance of board performance and what directors can do to improve it.
In Episode 6 of The Corporate Director Podcast, director Colin Low discusses geographic and generational diversity and the importance of embracing technology.
In Episode 5 of The Corporate Director Podcast, company secretary Pamela Coles talks about board data and transparency in the digital age—and shares best practices for board communication.
In Episode 4 of The Corporate Director Podcast, Erin Lantz and Jonathan Nelson discuss the current state of board diversity and how to improve it from here.
In Episode 3 of The Corporate Director Podcast, board member John Hinshaw discusses how today's boards are tackling technological unrest.
In Episode 2 of The Corporate Director Podcast, Laurie Yoler and Annie Kors discuss recent research on environmental sustainability—and how boards can gain laser-focused insights for better decision-making.
In Episode 1 of The Corporate Director Podcast, Brian Stafford and Betsy Atkins explore how the speed of information is impacting board governance.
At a time when governance has struggled to keep pace with today's business landscape, Diligent is introducing a new category: modern governance.
The benefit of having a board development committee is that it has the time to break down the tasks of identifying the education each board member needs.