Month: November 2018

5 Roles AI Will Play In The Corporate Governance Of Tomorrow

By Russ Banham Corporate governance is in the crosshairs, with institutional investors broadcasting their concerns over the financial impact on companies of such social issues as the #MeToo movement, climate change, diversity and inclusion, and board gender composition. Businesses with all-male boards, for instance, are now perceived as sending a message of gender inequity,… Read more »

Hiring America’s Heroes: What Four Companies Are Doing To Hire Veterans

By Russ Banham Chief Executive Earlier this year, Chief Executive, in partnership with the Thayer Leader Development Group (TLDG) at West Point, launched our inaugural Patriots in Business Awards to honor the Best Companies with Veteran & Military Initiatives. The award recognizes outstanding businesses that lead our nation in supporting active duty military members, veterans and their… Read more »

Industry 2050: How Clean Manufacturing Is A Win-Win Proposition

By Russ Banham Forbes Now that more companies are realizing the financial and environmental benefits of investing in production methods and technologies that take the dirty work out of making stuff, clean manufacturing is no longer an oxymoron. An industry that has long been an ecological disappointment is poised to become an exemplar of eco-friendly… Read more »

Dark Angel: The insurance industry as political tool for politicians

By Russ Banham Leader’s Edge First there was pressure from New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Maria Vullo, New York’s financial services superintendent, on the industry to dump the National Rifle Association as a client—even fining brokerage Lockton Affinity and insurer Chubb for selling and underwriting an NRA insurance policy. Now, insurers are being asked… Read more »