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Investor Relations

Should Boards of Directors Communicate With Shareholders? Vanguard Says Yes. Many Directors Say No.

Lex Suvanto | Posted 03.26.2015 | Business
Lex Suvanto

Director-shareholder engagement may not advisable for every board for a number of legitimate reasons. But there is no question it is an emerging practice. Those who have engaged say it is worthwhile and can be a powerful strategy to strengthen shareholder relationships in an age of increasing investor activism.

Governance Roadshows: Added Firepower in the Face of Activism

Lex Suvanto | Posted 03.22.2015 | Business
Lex Suvanto

A growing trend in investor relations is the "governance roadshow", in which companies engage directly with governance experts within their institutional investors.

Great Ideas Are Worthless Without Strong Execution

Rana Florida | Posted 01.07.2015 | Business
Rana Florida

Most people think a Great Idea -- a breakthrough discovery, a killer app -- will make them wealthy beyond their dreams. But successful entrepreneurs know that Great Ideas are a dime a dozen. True success lies in the execution.

You've A Come A Long Way Baby -- The Boring Old Annual Corporate Report Goes Social

April Rudin | Posted 08.10.2013 | Business
April Rudin

The annual report is a once-a-year opportunity for public companies to engage, educate and attract investors, prospective employees, and potential partners. Today's annual report should be an eagerly clicked-upon link that provides a personal (yes, personal!) experience to the person looking to know what a public company has been up to over its past fiscal year, and what its people have to say about it.