An Epic, and Costly, Boardroom Battle at Procter & Gamble

By JULIE CRESWELL October 8, 2017 Corporate board elections are usually dull affairs best left to investor newsletters and government filings. But the battle between Procter & Gamble and the activist investor Nelson Peltz, who is seeking a seat on the...

Britain Looks to Address Inequality With Executive Pay Measures

By AMIE TSANG August 29, 2017 LONDON — Worried by a long-term rise in inequality, Britain announced on Tuesday a series of measures aimed at increasing transparency over executive compensation, hoping to ramp up pressure on companies that offer lavish...

Study Finds Only Modest Gains by Women and Minorities on Fortune 500 Boards

By ELIZABETH OLSON February 5, 2017 Women and minorities occupy nearly 31 percent of the board seats of Fortune 500 companies, a small increase over the last four years, a new study has found. While that is the highest level in the six years of the study,...