Boards and Governance

The ideal relationship between legal, ethics and compliance professionals and the board of directors is one characterized by transparency and trust. Communicating about current and future risks honestly and clearly with the board—and getting the support needed in return—is a perpetual challenge. Our contributors discuss best practices in reporting, board structure, lines of communication, and more.

The ESG Issue

“The Super ESG Issue” of Ethisphere Magazine examines the heightened scrutiny of ESG issues by consumers, investors, regulators, and potential clients. Contributors include investors, proxy services, as well as in-house ESG professionals giving their analysis on the state of ESG metrics.

Boards and Governance

ProxyPulse: 2016 Proxy Season Preview

March 1st, 2016|

A Broadridge and PwC initiative: This first edition of ProxyPulse summarizes shareholder voting trends at 1,053 U.S. public company shareholder meetings that occurred in the July 1 to December 31, 2015 “mini-season.” We ...

PwC’s Audit Committee Resources

February 27th, 2016|

The audit committee’s role in ensuring accurate and transparent disclosure as it pertains to financial reporting and risk management is more important today than it has ever been. Clearly, the ...

The Audit Committee and Third Party Risks

February 18th, 2016|

Companies frequently offer a value proposition to their customers that encompasses an increasingly integrated value chain of suppliers, distributors or other providers. Many people don’t differentiate one provider to the ...

Exposing FIFA’s Culture of Corruption

February 16th, 2016|

In a 60 Minutes interview titled, “Not Playing By the Rules? FIFA Scandal Unfolds,” Michael Hershman, President, The Fairfax Group and Ethisphere's Strategic Advisory Board member recounts his experience working to ...

The Case for a Gender Diverse Board

October 6th, 2015|

How the Inclusion of Women at the Upper Echelons Can Foster More Effective Ethical Leadership By Mini VandePol and Joanna Ludlam As two of the four female leaders of Baker ...