Committees : Governance
How Lead Independent Directors Drive Effective Boards
Effective and productive lead directors share several key attributes that make them successful and productive leaders.
Laying Down a Foundation for Bank Boards Through Assessment, Alignment
Banks can use a board assessment and alignment to create strategies that position them for growth and prepare them for unexpected changes in the industry.
Cybersecurity risk: Managing Multiple Security and Compliance Requirements
It is increasingly important that bank directors are actively engaged in overseeing both compliance and security concerns.
The Topic That’s Missing From Strategic Discussions
Just 14% of boards talk about the risks and opportunities associated with climate change, despite increased interest from bank regulators.
When to Form a Risk Committee
Federal regulations require that banks form a risk committee when they reach $50 billion in assets, but many banks do so well before then.
Managing the CEO Succession Process
The anticipated wave of bank CEO retirements occurring over the next few years means it’s never been more critical for boards to have a sound CEO succession process.
Creating a Comprehensive ESG Approach, From Compliance to Competitiveness
Regulators are increasingly interested in company approaches to environmental, social and governance factors, but banks can use these considerations to their advantage.
Rethinking the Conversation About Diversity and Inclusion
Greg Cunningham, chief diversity officer at U.S. Bancorp, shares how the bank thinks about diversity and inclusion initiatives ahead of Bank Director’s 2021 Bank Compensation & Talent Conference in Dallas, Texas.
Practical Thoughts for the Evolving Role of the Compensation Committee
Increasingly, the compensation committee’s role has been expanded to include oversight over broader people risk and opportunities that pose new challenges.
How Two Community Banks Added Remote Directors, and Why More Should
While many community banks draw director talent from their geographic markets, they may want to consider directors that are remote but bring essential skills, experiences and perspectives.