Goldman Sachs starts diverse board member policy for handling IPOs

Jul 1, 2020
The investment bank wants boards to include more people from chronically underrepresented groups.
Even with progress toward making boardrooms more diverse, women hold less than 18% of corporate board seats in the United States, according to Deloitte.
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Goldman Sachs pushes for more diverse boards of directors

Jan 23, 2020
"I think that this Goldman decision is symbolic of the strength of the business case and the belief people have in it," one expert said.
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When should a company start thinking about a CEO succession plan?

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Jan 10, 2018
Despite his fondness for Cherry Coke and Oreos, Warren Buffett is fine. At 87, he’s still going strong. He also says he’s not going anywhere. Still, Buffett’s holding company, Berkshire Hathaway, has promoted two of its executives and put them…

This is what corporate boards actually do

Jan 8, 2018
A CEO's job is pretty clear ... but what does a corporate board do?
Businessmen and shoppers walk along Madison Avenue, one of Manhattan's premier shopping and residential streets on Nov. 1, 2011 in New York City. 
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What can a board member do for a high-value startup?

May 11, 2015
One tech industry leader wants to see investors get more involved.
President of Y Combinator, Sam Altman.
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The activists are coming!

Apr 21, 2015
Spring is shareholder meeting season — and primetime for activist investors.
A photo from  February 2006, where activist investor Carl Icahn, right, was pictured with former Viacom and Universal Studios CEO Frank Biondi, left. At the time, Icahn sought to overthrow Time Warner's board, break up the media conglomerate into four companies, and have Biondi take over as Time Warner chief executive.
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Outsourcing the board of directors

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Nov 28, 2014
Law professors make a radical proposal: Scrap the traditional board of directors.

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Corporate boards mostly a boys-only club

Jun 24, 2014
Large investment funds like Calpers are trying to add diversity to the boardroom.

What are corporate boards for?

Dec 14, 2012
Yahoo has had four different CEOs in quick succession. Now it's changed almost all its directors in a single year. What can that say about a company?