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Making the Grade

Online Exclusives Lauressa Nelson Feb 23, 2021

In the midst of turmoil, governance receives slightly higher marks from CAEs in the 2020 American Corporate Governance Index.

Organizations faced an unexpectedly tough year in 2020, with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, a national reckoning over racial justice, and political and economic uncertainty. As daily conversations focused on crisis management, business continuity, and organizational resilience, companies still managed to make slight improvements in governance practices, according to the 2020 American Corporate Governance Index (ACGI): Making Strides Amid Crisis, released in January.

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Lauressa Nelson


Lauressa Nelson is a Content Writer and Technical Editor, Standards and Professional Knowledge.