Research & Reports Peer-driven insights and best practices advice

Survey Reports

Quarterly surveys of the board community to check their pulse on hot-button issues


Recent research report topics include:

  • What Directors Think—annual flagship report that reveals the evolving concerns of directors
  • Human Capital—the focus on human capital and talent in corporate governance is intensifying
  • Digital Evolution—do directors have a different definition of digital success or progress than their management teams?

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Guidebooks & Board Briefings

Practical guides and digestible briefings with best practices advice


Recent reports include:

  • Directors Perspectives: The Coronavirus Crisis—veteran directors share advice for how boards should be responding during an unprecedented crisis
  • Guide to Director Onboarding—advice for elevating your onboarding process to maximize effectiveness
  • ESG and the Boardroom—a guide to stakeholder expectations on ESG oversight

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Annual Corporate Board Member Institute Report

An annual report on the state of governance in America's boardroom


The first annual report, 2021 Outlook for Corporate Boards, covers the following topics:

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