CEOs are taking a stand during divisive moments, complaining about the U.S. president and his policies, running ads on controversial topics and letting their political views be known. But is this a good thing? Some companies are saying “yes.” But a few governance and public relations experts are say “no,” or at least, “very rarely.”
The Business Roundtable’s blockbuster statement redefining the purpose of a corporation almost reads like an apologia for capitalism.
It’s not your imagination: CEOs aren’t lasting that long. The recent news of scandal and bungled initial public offerings are only a handful of reasons why CEOs have lost their jobs.
Energy headlines this year have focused on the federal government’s regulatory roll back and the lawsuits challenging those decisions. As a result, energy executives have to monitor a dizzying array of developments, changes and threats in the compliance space.
The federal government and the states just can’t seem to agree these days. Two major areas of disagreement are the legal status of marijuana and the issue of the environment.
The modern age has entered a technological boom phase. But what could happen to technology companies if the U.S. or the world falls into a recession?
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.
Remember when Russian agents hacked more than 500 million accounts from Yahoo in 2013 and 2014? It wasn’t just the size of the breach that was enormous. The consequences of delaying disclosure of the breach for years ended up being enormous as well. Find out the four mistakes corporate leaders make when it comes to cybersecurity.
Criminals have figured out they don’t have to hack into computer systems or try to get Social Security and credit card numbers. They realized they could just ask for the money. And that’s what they did.
Globally, companies are under increasing pressure to disclose cybersecurity breaches. It’s less and less an option to shove a breach under the table until you learn something truly horrific that must be disclosed.