New Year’s Resolutions for Director Compensation from Investors Bancorp
February 07 | Jennifer Conway, Partner, Cravath, Swaine & Moore | Edmond T. FitzGerald, Partner, Davis Polk & Wardwell | Arthur H. Kohn, Partner, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP | Brian D. Robbins, Partner, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett | Comments (0)
A recent decision by the Delaware Supreme Court raises a question as to whether a plan limit allowing board discretion to grant awards within general parameters will be sufficient to ensure business judgment deference, rather than an entire fairness review.
BlackRock Makes an Extraordinary Challenge to Business
February 06 | Jeff Pundyk, Chief Strategy Officer and Editorial Director, Techonomy | Comments (0)
Last month Laurence Fink, CEO of BlackRock, laid down a challenge to the business community. Or, perhaps, it’s more accurate to call it a warning. His message: Make societal progress part of your strategic plan or suffer the consequences.
The Role of Philanthropy in Developing Human Capital
February 06 | Alice Korngold, Author, A Better World, Inc.: How Companies Profit by Solving Global Problems...While Governments Cannot | Comments (0)
In its 2018 Trends to Watch report, MSCI says “investors will increasingly seek to invest in talent quality,” even to the point of evaluating companies by “sifting out winners and losers in the race for human capital.” The focus on human capital is driven by the growth in artificial intelligence—with many routinized tasks becoming automated, people will be required to use “higher level cognitive, creative and social skills in their evolving role.”
C-Suite Challenge™ 2018—Implications for Communicators
February 01 | Alexander Parkinson, Senior Researcher and Associate Director, Society for New Communications Research (SNCR), The Conference Board | Comments (0)
The Conference Board recently released C-Suite Challenge™ 2018: Reinventing the Organization for the Digital Age. The insights for communicators, marketers, and digital media executives are extensive. We’ll explore some of those here.
C-Suite Challenge 2018 Survey – Labor Markets Implications
January 31 | Gad Levanon, Ph.D., Chief Economist, North America, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
In this blog we highlight from The Conference Board C-Suite Challenge™ 2018 the key insights related to labor markets.
Sharing Business Skills with Nonprofits
January 30 | Deborah Holmes, Americas Director of Corporate Responsibility, EY | Comments (0)
EY Community Impact provides an immersive volunteer experience that delivers EY services to nonprofits that otherwise could not afford them. During one- to three-month assignments, Community Impact “Residents” share the best of EY’s knowledge and experience to strengthen our communities, while building leadership skills that strengthen their own careers.
Emerging Markets In 2018: Six Signs To Watch
January 30 | Abdul Erumban, Senior Economist, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
Following a largely successful 2017, emerging markets could very well continue making strong economic progress in 2018. This year, it’s evident the growth of many developing economies will hinge on six main factors.