The Rise in Human Capital Concern

November 19, 2019 All Industries Compensation

In this episode of Looking Ahead, Al Dominick discusses the impact of human capital concerns on leadership teams at public companies and fast-growing private companies with Matt Stinner of Semler Brossy and Kellie Huennekens of Nasdaq Center for Corporate Governance.

Preventing the Compensation Crisis

October 29, 2019 All Industries Crisis Management

Public companies face real scrutiny when it comes to how they compensate their senior teams. In this edition of Looking Ahead, Matt Stinner, Managing Director of Semler Brossy Consulting Group, and Marc Treviño, Partner at Sullivan & Cromwell, discuss elements that can contribute to a compensation crisis.

Are Corporations Required to Act Like Sociopaths?

August 13, 2019 All Industries ESG

The latest salvo in the debate over the role of the corporation in society was struck by Jamie Gamble, a former lawyer for the insurance company American Insurance Group during the financial crisis and beyond. He proposed in an essay that modern executives are “legally obligated to act like sociopaths,” because of settled law for most corporate charters that puts shareholder rights above employees, the environment, customers and the community at large.

Making ESG a Priority

August 13, 2019 All Industries ESG

Deciding on the right environmental, social and governance approach for your company isn’t easy. Investors expect directors and executive teams at publicly traded companies to understand environmental and social risks and opportunities, according to Martyn Chapman, head of strategy for Nasdaq governance solutions, in a recent video.