Gary Roboff and Bob Jones, senior advisors with The Santa Fe Group, an executive risk management consulting firm based in
As more organizations here in North America and overseas increasingly utilize third party vendors with a global presence to perform critical functions, process key transactions and provide exposure to sensitive proprietary information, those organizations with mature third party risk (TPR) programs are receiving a loud call to provide assistance to those new to the TPR field.
International Women's Day Call to Action: From Courts to Congress to Corporate Boards -- it's Time for Parity
Compared to developing countries too, the U.S. lags in terms of gender parity. In nations where you would least expect progress towards gender parity to have been made, mandates or quotas have propelled women ahead of those in the U.S.
Serving on a board, or taking on leadership roles within philanthropic organizations for that matter, allows me to contribute to an issue in more meaningful ways; I'm able to dive to the root of an issue and to make impactful, real-time decisions surrounding the cause.
Many of the boys in the boys club seem OK with the status quo.
The pool of board ready women is extensive and global yet it becomes truly visible and viable when women are sponsored by CEOs/board chairs. Let's bring more board ready women into the network -- the pipeline of talent is bursting to be tapped.
Well we did it. Made it through another year. Women have had some good news and some bad news with a bit of the ridiculous thrown in. So let's review some items affecting the female sex both here and abroad that didn't make the front pages in 2014.
How "independent" can directors be if the insiders not only determine who serves on the board and how long they serve, but also how much they get paid and what information they receive?
Women and People of Color Are the Missing Link on Corporate Boards: What Massachusetts Could Teach Corporate America
While the state of Massachusetts seems to be leading the rest of the country in gender diversity on corporate boards there is still a significant disparity when it comes to racial and ethnic diversity. To level the playing field requires change and that change must come from the top.
Once again the results are in and once again they show that executive compensation in the U.S. has escalated dramatically. It has gone up more than corporate earnings, inflation, the stock market, and the pay of almost everyone in the country, not to mention the world.