Governance insights series

Reports addressing corporate governance matters by the PwC Governance Insights Center that are of interest to investors, board members, corporate officers, and audit committees

Governance Insights: December 2, 2016


This edition of our biweekly newsletter for directors and investors includes articles on 2017 proxy season voting guidelines, NACD survey, and more.

Considering an acquisition?


What boards need to know before, during, and after the deal.

What do directors think about board governance in the age of shareholder empowerment


In this webcast replay we discuss the results of our Annual Corporate Directors Survey in which we asked 900 directors their thoughts on topics like shareholder engagement and activism, diversity, and more.

PwC’s 2016 ESG Pulse - Investors, corporates, and ESG: bridging the gap


Investors expect companies to disclose environmental, social, and governance (ESG) information they can trust and understand. But there is work to be done to bridge the gap between what investors want and what companies are providing.

PwC's 2016 Annual Corporate Directors Survey


Board directors list shareholder activism, board diversity, complex regulations, geopolitical impacts, and board member performance among key issues in PwC’s Annual Corporate Directors Survey.

Executive Compensation Series: Legal and regulatory requirements


To provide effective board oversight, compensation committees have to understand myriad standards and regulations. Here, we explain their duties and the rules that drive them.

Exploring an IPO: the 9½ questions boards should ask


Continuing challenges in the capital markets have a big impact on what management should do—and what boards should ask about—when contemplating an IPO.

The quarter close: Directors edition Q3 2016


This quarterly publication is designed to keep directors informed about the latest accounting and financial reporting issues.

Proxy Pulse: Third Edition 2016


This edition is based on analysis of 4,200 annual meetings held between January 1 and June 30, 2016.

Getting the most out of internal audit (Audit Committee Excellence Series)


How can the audit committee help maximize the value of internal audit?