Perspectives

Thought leadership and analysis from our Practices

Board of Directors
We all know the basic facts of the Theranos debacle: Brilliant Stanford dropout fools almost everyone about a blood-testing device she proclaims will revolutionize healthcare. Conscience-stricken employees reach out to investigative reporter. Theranos collapses.   While Elizabeth Holmes’s name lives in infamy, it’s important to note that the Theranos board included such luminaries as George
Diversity
Corporate boardrooms have seen a lot of changes in recent years. There’s been a strong focus on boards taking responsibility for the larger corporate enterprise, including issues that may seem out of the board’s control, such as the increasingly high-profile issue of social purpose.   It really shouldn’t come as much of a surprise, really.
Energy
  The Energy industry is undergoing a ‘once in 100 years’ transformation. At the confluence between the fourth industrial revolution, climate change, and heightened stakeholder awareness, how we think about energy is at a crossroads. In the past 18 months we have witnessed an amplification of the climate debate. The language has become more urgent,