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Corporate Governance Guidelines - ALLETE - 2010-10-19 - http://www.EnergyCollection.us/Board-Charters/Governance/ALLETE-Guidelines.pdf Also-listed-at: Board of Directors - Governance Committee / ALLETE ///
Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee Charter - ALLETE - 2010-10-18 - http://www.EnergyCollection.us/Board-Charters/Governance/ALLETE-Governance-Nominating.pdf Also-listed-at: Board of Directors - Governance Committee / Board of Directors - Nominating Committee / ALLETE ///
Ameren - Corporate Governance Guidelines - 2010-12-10 - http://www.EnergyCollection.us/Board-Charters/Governance/Ameren-Governance-Guidelines.pdf Also-listed-at: Board of Directors - Governance Committee
Ameren - Nominating and Corporate Governance - 2010-12-10 - http://www.EnergyCollection.us/Board-Charters/Nominating/Ameren-Nominating-Governance.pdf Also-listed-at: Board of Directors - Nominating Committee; Board of Directors - Governance Committee
Ameren - Policy and Procedures with Respect to Related Person Transactions - 2009-02-13 - http://www.EnergyCollection.us/Board-Charters/Governance/Ameren-Related-Person.pdf Also-listed-at: Board of Directors - Governance Committee
Committee on Directors and Corporate Governance - American Electric Power - http://www.aep.com/investors/corporategovernance/docs/DIR_AND_CORPGOV_CHARTER.pdf Also-listed-at: Board of Directors - Governance Committee / American Electric Power ///
Atmos Energy - Nominating and Corporate Governance Charter - 2011-02-08 - http://www.EnergyCollection.us/Board-Charters/Governance/Atmos-Nominating-Governance.pdf Also-listed-at: Board of Directors - Governance Committee
Avista - Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee Charter - 2010-11-01 - http://www.EnergyCollection.us/Board-Charters/Governance/Avista-Corporate-Governance-And-Nominating.pdf Also-listed-at: Board of Directors - Governance Committee
Central Vermont Public Service - Governance Committee Charter - 2010-01-11 - http://www.EnergyCollection.us/Board-Charters/Governance/Central-Vermont-2010-01-11.pdf Also-listed-at: Board of Directors - Governance ///
Global investors say that they can be a force for good by staying involved with China and leveraging their financial resources. "It has been widely acknowledged that China has made significant strides on the corporate governance front with respect to laws, rules, regulations and standards," says Lee Kha Loon, head of Asia Pacific CFA Institute Center that works on matters of corporate governance. "But, the acceptance of good governance practices by Chinese companies will likely be a long and involved process, and will not happen overnight."
ADP - The primary objectives of the Nominating/Corporate Governance Committee are to assist the Board by: (i) identifying individuals qualified to become Board members and recommending that the Board select a group of Director nominees for each next annual meeting of the Company's stockholders; (ii) ensuring that the Audit, Compensation and Nominating/Corporate Governance Committees of the Board shall have the benefit of qualified and experienced "independent" Directors; and (iii) developing and recommending to the Board a set of effective corporate governance policies and procedures applicable to the Company. Webpage .
Advanced Energy - The primary function of the Nominating and Governance Committee (the "Committee") is to assist the Board of Directors by (1) establishing qualifications and standards to serve as a director of the Company, (2) identifying and recommending individuals qualified to become directors of the Company, (3) recommending committee membership and committee Chairpersons and (4) developing, recommending and reviewing corporate governance standards and policies for the Company. Webpage .
Alliant Energy - The purposes of the Nominating and Governance Committee (the “Committee”) of the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Alliant Energy Corporation (the “Company”) are to: (1) identify individuals qualified to become Board members, consistent with criteria approved by the Board, and to recommend to the Board nominees for all directorships to be filled by the Board or shareowners; (2) identify individuals qualified to serve on Board Committees and recommend to the Board members for each Board committee; (3) develop and recommend to the Board a set of corporate governance principles; (4) oversee the evaluation of the Board and the Company's management; and (5) advise the Board with respect to other matters relating to the corporate governance of the Company. Website .
JPMorganChase - Governance Committee Mission - The Corporate Governance & Nominating Committee exercises general oversight with respect to the governance of the Board of Directors. Webpage .
Midwest ISO - an essential link in the safe, cost-effective delivery of electric power across much of North America. The Midwest ISO is committed to reliability, the nondiscriminatory operation of the bulk power transmission system, and to working with all stakeholders to create cost-effective and innovative solutions for our changing industry. PDF .
Sempra Energy - The Corporate Governance Committee is a committee of the Board of Directors of Sempra Energy. The committee assists the board in discharging the board's responsibilities with respect to corporate governance matters. Its charter was adopted by the board on October 30, 2003, and amended through December 5, 2006. Website .
The Board's Role in Shaping Strategy - from Directors Monthly Nov 2008 - http://www.EnergyCollection.us/Board-Charters/Governance/The-Boards-Role-In-Shaping-Strategy.pdf
The Board's Role in Strategy: Research and Action Points - from Directors Monthly Jan 2009. http://www.EnergyCollection.us/Board-Charters/Governance/The-Boards-Role-In-Strategy.pdf
CalPERS Corporate Governance - http://www.calpers-governance.org/principles/home
Committee Evaluation Form - Midwest ISO - Boards - Governance - form used by the Midwest ISO Board for self-evaluation - http://www.EnergyCollection.us/Companies/MidwestISO/Committee-Evaluation-Form-MidwestISO-Governance.doc
Compliance Week - A Weekly Newsletter On Corporate Governance, Risk And Compliance. Subscription required to gain access to articles.
The Conference Board - The Conference Board is a global, independent business membership and research association working in the public interest. Our mission is unique: To provide the world's leading organizations with the practical knowledge they need to improve their performance and better serve society. http://www.conference-board.org/
CorpGov.net - Since 1995 the Corporate Governance site at CorpGov.net has facilitated the ability of institutional and individual shareowners to better govern corporations, enhancing both corporate accountability and the creation of wealth. News/commentary, links, corporate governance definitions and advocacy geared to the active investor. Subscribe to the publications of our stakeholders. CorpGov.net is supported by ad revenue, as well as the publisher’s speaking engagements, and consulting contracts on corporate governance. http://corpgov.proxyexchange.org
Council of Institutional Investors - a U.S. shareowner-rights organization. It is a not-for-profit association of 130 public, labor, and corporate pension funds with assets exceeding $3 trillion. The Council works to educate members and the public about corporate governance, and to advocate for strong governance standards on issues ranging from executive compensation to the election of corporate directors. http://www.cii.org/
Deloitte - Board governance - http://www.corpgov.deloitte.com/site/us/board-governance
Governance - Governance is the leading international monthly newsletter on issues of corporate governance, boardroom performance and shareholder activism. http://www.governance.co.uk
The Governance Institute - The Governance Institute provides trusted, independent information and resources to board members, healthcare executives, and physician leaders in support of their efforts to lead and govern their organizations. The Governance Institute is a membership organization serving not-for-profit hospital and health system boards of directors, executives, and physician leadership. Membership services are provided through research and publications, conferences, Webinars, and advisory services. In addition to its membership services, The Governance Institute conducts research studies, tracks healthcare industry trends, and showcases governance practices of leading healthcare boards across the country. First-rate governance education is crucial to the development of your board members. Membership with The Governance Institute will give you access to board-specific tools, resources, and customized research that will elevate your board meetings and equip your board for success. http://www.governanceinstitute.com
Governance Metrics International - GMI was formed in April 2000 by a small group of people who recognized the need for a new, easy-to-use tool to monitor corporate governance. http://www.gmiratings.com
Institutional Shareholder Services - ISS - ISS is the leading provider of corporate governance solutions to the global financial community. More than 1,700 clients rely on ISS' expertise to help them make more informed investment decisions on behalf of the owners of companies. ISS' services include objective governance research and analysis, end-to-end proxy voting and distribution solutions, turnkey securities class-action claims management, and reliable governance data and modeling tools. Our team of more than 600 research, technology and client service professionals are located in financial centers worldwide. Investors, regulators and media regularly turn to ISS experts for insight and data on trends in corporate governance, proxy voting operations and mechanics, and securities litigation. ISS is a subsidiary of MSCI Inc., a leading provider of investment decision support tools to investors globally. Company website - http://www.issgovernance.com/about
The Journal of Management & Governance - The Journal of Management and Governance (JMG) is dedicated to advancing the understanding of corporate governance issues within and throughout privately-held firms, publicly-held corporations and government-controlled organizations. The journal is devoted to exploring the links between management and governance through both theoretical analyses and empirical investigations to improve the understanding of all the rules, codes, principles, practices, processes, mechanisms, structure and relationships, as well as institutions, networks and individuals affecting the way firms and organizations are managed, administered and controlled. Analyzed are strategies and decision-making; accounting, reporting and information control; measurement issues in governance; relational, cognitive and behavioural based; institutional economics. Contributions from all areas of business administration (accounting and control, general and strategic management, organizational theory and behaviour, finance and banking) and manuscripts concerning both the private and the public sectors are welcome to the extent that they contribute to these general issues and to the understanding of governance thus broadly defined. http://www.springer.com/business+%26+management/business+for+professionals/journal/10997
OECD Principles of Corporate Governance - http://www.oecd.org/daf/corporateaffairs/corporategovernanceprinciples/oecdprinciplesofcorporategovernance.htm
Proxy Statements - in Wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Proxy_statement
PWC Center for Board Governance - http://www.pwc.com/us/en/corporate-governance/index.jhtml
Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals - founded in 1946 as the American Society of Corporate Secretaries, has over 3,800 members representing approximately 2,600 companies. Its members deal with public disclosure under the securities laws and matters affecting corporate governance, including the structure and meetings of the Board of Directors and its committees, the proxy process and the annual meeting of shareholders and shareholder relations, particularly with large institutional owners. Website
United National Global Compact - The United Nations Global Compact is a strategic policy initiative for businesses that are committed to aligning their operations and strategies with ten universally accepted principles in the areas of human rights, labor, environment and anti-corruption. Company website - http://www.unglobalcompact.org/
Wikipedia - Corporate Governance - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Corporate_governance
Includes items that can fall into the responsibilities of the Governance Committee.
Development of descriptions of the capabilities needed for new Board members (to facilitate a new Director search).
Monitor full board participation and recommend changes to enhance the participation of each member.
New Director orientation.
Full Board on-going education.
Full Board self evaluation.
Monitor the company's Values Statement and Code Of Conduct.