Latest Corporate Secretary Week articles

July 23, 2014

Intel has expanded its CSR disclosure efforts to elicit employees' ideas while Microsoft has enhanced its corporate ciizenship program with internal carbon reduction efforts

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July 16, 2014

New research shows many company secretaries see their individual discretion, freedom of choice, personal morals and ethics as having positive impact on corporate judgment

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July 9, 2014

With the SEC restricting the reasons that companies can exclude shareholder resolutions from their proxies, more are turning to litigation, inviting other risks  

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June 18, 2014

A review of some ideas discussed last week at the annual Millstein Governance Forum at Columbia Law School. 

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June 11, 2014

With last month’s Nebraska district court decision extending whistleblower protections under the Dodd-Frank Act to employees who report misconduct externally to entities other than the SEC, companies need to be more careful about their compliance policies.

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June 4, 2014

Businesses are expected to become more global and transparent in the coming years and decades. The board's flexibility and adaptability could be key to successfully managing these changes.

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May 28, 2014

The breaches of consumer data at Target and Neiman Marcus this past holiday season further intensified the spotlight governance experts had already begun to shine on cybersecurity readiness at companies and the adequacy of board oversight of such risks.

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May 21, 2014

Companies that perform better are far more likely to appoint a seasoned executive as CEO, yet ‘the percentage of successions involving a seasoned executive (tenure in the company of at least 20 years) has continued to decline since the 1980s,’ according to the Conference Board’s report, CEO succession practices: 2014 edition.

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May 14, 2014

Are boards ready to give a seat at their table to a piece of artificial intelligence purportedly able to make investment decisions?

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May 7, 2014

Is your board secure? Could your directors’ iPads or phones be hacked? Are your board materials safe?

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