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Governance Service Reports

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Proxy Voting Analytics (2016–2019)

A review of shareholder and management proposals brought to a vote in the last few proxy seasons and a preview of what to expect in 2020.

Report | 249 pages | January 2020 | The Conference Board, Inc.

Board-Shareholder Engagement Practices

This survey of general counsel, corporate secretaries, and investor relations officers details how shareholder engagement is increasingly being added to the job description of the corporate director.

Report | 44 pages | December 2019 | The Conference Board, Inc.

Just What Is the Corporate Director’s Job? Investor Relations Executives’ Perspectives on the Board

Given the increasing importance of shareholder engagement, investor relations executives expect boards to have a stronger and broader relationship with IR.

Report | 24 pages | December 2019 | The Conference Board, Inc.

CEO Succession Practices: 2019 Edition

CEO Succession Practices annually documents and analyzes succession events of chief executive officers that were announced at S&P 500 companies in 2018 and the previous 17 years.

Report | 155 pages | December 2019 | The Conference Board, Inc.

Evaluating Boards: A policy agenda in need of perspective

The discussion raised in literature on board evaluations poses the question as to whether any one formula can satisfy the demands for board development.

Report | 20 pages | July 2019 | The Conference Board, Inc.

Risk Watch: Thought Leadership in Risk—Spring 2019

Risk Watch presents original articles by global thinkers and practitioners on risk management and related matters. Authors express opinions and insights about the world of risk and provide practical applications to address risk challenges.

Report | 34 pages | June 2019 | The Conference Board of Canada

Just What Is the Corporate Director's Job? Business Media Perspectives

Members of the business media have an idealized view of how the board should conduct itself, so they are frequently disappointed by what they perceive to be the reality.

Key Business Issues | 24 pages | May 2019 | The Conference Board, Inc.

Sustainability Matters: Beware the 80/20 Governance Trap: Focus on the 'G' in ESG

External ESG ratings fail the 80/20 rule. They may be able to measure 80 percent of environmental and social impacts but only 20 percent of governance impacts.

Executive Action Report | 17 pages | May 2019 | The Conference Board, Inc.

Just What Is the Corporate Director's Job? Independent Auditor and Regulator Perspectives

The latest installment of the Just What Is the Corporate Director's Job? series presents the perspective of independent auditors and regulators from a roundtable held at PwC offices in Washington, DC, on September 6, 2018.

Report | 28 pages | March 2019 | The Conference Board, Inc.

Can the Board Really be Outsourced?

The board service provider model may be ahead of its time, but the conversation it has started may fix what is truly broken.

Report | 14 pages | February 2019 | The Conference Board, Inc.

Forcing Shareholder Engagement: A study on the underpinning and political ambitions

Since share ownership and the proprietary rights that come from such ownership do not lead to shareholder duties, there seems to be no justification for criticizing shareholders for being absent or passive owners.

Report | 17 pages | February 2019 | The Conference Board, Inc.

Tips for an Effective GDPR Governance Structure and Model

Privacy leaders in the European Union have spent years preparing their organizations for the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Effective May 25, 2018, Canadian businesses must comply with the new regulations to do business with EU companies.

Whether or not your organization is impacted by the new regulation, the GDPR has set the new gold-standard for data privacy – one worth understanding as the world of data protection continues to evolve and the consequences for non-compliance are heightened.

This four-part webinar series will uncover the key questions and considerations for Canadian businesses as it relates to the impact and adaption of GDPR in Canada. These discussions will look beyond current GDPR standards to examine the future of privacy legislation and how organizations can equip themselves to adhere to a higher standard of data use and protection.

This webinar is the third in a series of 4. The previous 2 webinars were What You Need to Know About the GDPR: A Practical Guide for Professionals and Operationalizing GDPR within your Organization. The final webinar is on March 26. Each webinar is available to purchase for $99 or all 3 for $250.

Register Now For the Series!

Recorded Webinar | January 2019 | The Conference Board of Canada

2018 Executive Compensation and Succession Practices Bundle

A new bundled report combining two current reports that represent our most extensive and insightful executive compensation and leadership succession practices.

Report | 275 pages | January 2019 | The Conference Board, Inc.

Canada 2030: Top 10 Megatrends Disrupting Business

Over the next decade, the world will face political, social, environmental and technological transformations with profound implications for investors and businesses operating in Canada. In this recorded webinar, Michael Basset elaborates on key research findings from the newly published research series on trends and disrupting forces that will impact Canadian business over the next ten years.

Recorded Webinar | December 2018 | Michael Bassett | The Conference Board of Canada

Risk Watch: Thought Leadership in Risk—Autumn 2018

This biannual journal presents original articles by global thinkers and practitioners on risk management and related matters. Authors express opinions and insights about the world of risk and provide practical applications to address risk challenges.

Report | 30 pages | November 2018 | The Conference Board of Canada

CEO Succession Practices: 2018 Edition

In 2017, departing CEO tenure was the highest recorded since 2002, at nearly 11 years, and the average age of a sitting S&P 500 CEO was 58.3 years.

Report | 116 pages | October 2018 | The Conference Board, Inc.

Just What Is the Corporate Director’s Job? Delaware Bench and Bar Perspectives on the Board Member’s Job Description

The latest installment of the Just What Is the Corporate Director’s Job? series presents the perspective of the Delaware bench and bar from a roundtable held at The University of Delaware in Newark, DE, on March 28, 2018.

Report | 26 pages | September 2018 | The Conference Board, Inc.

Marijuana and the Workplace: What Leaders and the Board Should Know

The legalization of the recreational use of marijuana in Canada is fast approaching. This important change will create new challenges for employers and the board of directors as it may expose many workplaces to new safety, legal, and culture risks.

Recorded Webinar | July 2018 | The Conference Board of Canada

23 Truths about Ethics Insights from the Ethics Conference Ethical Breakdowns: How Great Companies Close the Intention-Action Gap

Most leaders want to do the right thing and know that ethics aligns with success. But tensions between transparency and brand protection can make doing right difficult, especially in the #metoo era.

Conference KeyNotes | 10 pages | July 2018 | The Conference Board, Inc.

Just What Is the Corporate Director’s Job? Academia’s Perspectives on the Board Member’s Job Description

The latest installment of the Just What Is the Corporate Director's Job? series presents the perspective of academia. Among the findings: academia plays a role in shaping the board’s job by unveiling empirical evidence of distorted behaviors, conflicts of interests, and inefficiencies.

Report | 20 pages | July 2018 | The Conference Board, Inc.

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