Committees : Governance

Bank Services
article | March 16th, 2021

Starting Your ESG Journey

Companies are under pressure to measure and disclose their progress on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues. In this video, boards and management teams can find out how to begin their ESG journey and hone their strategy.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
RankingBanking
article | March 15th, 2021

Top 25 Bank Boards for Women

Bank Director’s exclusive ranking using internal data on some 5,000 bank boards found that boards that reflect the gender makeup of the population are rare.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
BD Article
article | February 22nd, 2021

ESG: Walk Before You Run

With more eyes on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues, banks need to put together a game plan. And it may be easier to get started than many think.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
Bank Services
article | February 11th, 2021

How One Bank Chairman Created a Diverse Board

Building a diverse board requires both commitment and intentionality.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
Bank Services
video | January 19th, 2021

Unit 28: Creating a Strategically Aligned Board

Scott Petty of Chartwell Partners shares why it’s important to evaluate the board’s composition and outlines the assessment process in this Online Training Series video.

By: J. Scott Petty
Bank Services
article | January 14th, 2021

The Buck Stops With the Board

This exclusive analysis digs further into Bank Director’s recent RankingBanking study and Governance Best Practices Survey to explore four key areas that build an effective board.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
video | December 29th, 2020

Four Essential Governance Practices

James McAlpin Jr., a partner at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner, shares recommended practices for bank boards, based on the 2020 Governance Best Practices Survey.

By: Jim McAlpin
article | November 3rd, 2020

How to Combat Bank D&O Headwinds

Banks can take five steps to make their D&O renewals smoother, given that the pandemic has reduced capacity, increased rates and caused underwriters to scrutinize all new and existing business.

By: Dennis Gustafson
Bank Services
article | October 15th, 2020

Is an Independent Chair a Best Practice?

Does splitting the chairman and CEO roles necessarily improve a bank’s financial performance?

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
research | October 5th, 2020

Governance Survey Results: Directors Sound Off on Diversity, Performance

Bank Director's Governance Survey focuses on five core components of strong boards.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director