Here’s a hint: Don’t expect any say in company affairs as an investor, at least at first.
Starbucks aims for more diversity, Autodesk and Buffalo Wild Wings respond to activists, and Exxon names an environmentalist.
Boards that are not transparent about strategy to bring in the right directors risk investor ire.
The most influential shareholders are getting tired of rhetoric with little action.
More boards are setting mandatory retirement ages. Is that the most effective way to promote better board performance?
Conventional wisdom suggests that companies with females at the top would also have diverse boards—does reality bear this out?