At a glance
Successful investors continually look around the corner to anticipate the next challenge and the next opportunity, both today and tomorrow.
And investors expect the companies they invest in to be similarly forward thinking. So what’s important to investors, and what do they expect of corporate directors? Our second annual survey takes a look.
Investors have long influenced corporate governance practices, and that’s not likely to change any time soon. But investor concerns and priorities evolve. Today, investors want boards to be more diverse, more engaged with their investors, better at understanding and communicating about emerging risks, more willing to hold board members accountable for their performance, and better at incentivizing management through performance metrics.
Investors want boards to adjust in order to be prepared for tomorrow’s risks and opportunities—and fit for the future.