1. Articles from Alice Korngold

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    1. Cybersecurity and the Twenty-First Century Board of Directors

      Cybersecurity and the Twenty-First Century Board of Directors

      It's concerning that some board experts are balking about the newly proposed Cybersecurity Disclosure Act of 2015 that would require publicly traded companies to disclose, in their investor filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), whether any member of their board of directors is a cybersecurity expert. Rather than object to this recommendation, one would imagine that on ...

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    2. Rethinking the Board After Volkswagen

      Rethinking the Board After Volkswagen

      For those who have been thinking that assessing a company's environmental, social, and corporate governance factors (ESG) is simply fluff, heed the lessons of Volkswagen. According to Howard Sherman, head of corporate governance business development at MSCI, "We have had concerns about VW for some time. [The carmaker's] corporate governance score [on an MSCI proprietary ranking] was already in ...

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    3. How Companies Can Achieve Effective Board Governance, Stakeholder Engagement, and NGO Partnerships | Alice Korngold

      How Companies Can Achieve Effective Board Governance, Stakeholder Engagement, and NGO Partnerships | Alice Korngold

      In researching companies that lead the way in global problem solving, I observed three important success factors: effective corporate board governance; stakeholder engagement; and collaboration with other companies and NGOs/nonprofits. The motivation for multinational corporations to find solutions to the world's greatest challenges is that companies benefit -- while improving the world -- by reducing costs, mitigating risks, and increasing profits. I contend that one of the best ways for businesses to develop their leaders, engage with stakeholders, and partner with NGOs/nonprofits is by involving their executives and professional on NGO/nonprofit boards -- strategically and thoughtfully.

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