Farient Briefings June 2024: What to Read, Watch, Listen to

June 11, 2024

What to Read, Watch, Listen to


Our annual summer feature returns. Farient colleagues and a plethora of “best” lists were consulted to arrive at this wide-ranging selection of binge-worthy books, films or series, and podcasts. From Sigrid Nunez’s The Vulnerables to the return of Serial to opulent period dramas, our list is sure to entertain or inspire while enjoying the laid-back days of summer.

person reading a book on a rock with the ocean and beach in the background


Watch, Listen, Learn: Tesla’s Precedent-Setting ASM

Shareholders at Tesla’s annual meeting this week will vote anew on whether to approve Elon Musk’s 2018 performance-based compensation package. This precedent-setting legal territory bears watching by corporate governance advisors and directors of public and private companies.

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In Case You Missed It


Half the Firms, Twice the ProfitsHarvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance

An analysis of the consequences of a precipitous drop in the number of public companies.

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Where to Find Us


Farient Advisors Annual Summit

Boston, MA

July 28 – August 2


NACD Carolinas Chapter

Talent, Culture, and the Future of Work

Quail Hollow Club, Charlotte, NC

September 5, 2024


NACD Leading Minds of Governance

Seaport Hotel, Boston, MA

September 17, 2024


Exclusive: The Next Chapter in Stakeholder Incentives and ESG


How entrenched is the anti-ESG movement in the various regions of the world? That question is explored in the 2024 Global Trends in Stakeholder Incentives: What’s Next? produced by Farient Advisors in conjunction with the Global Governance and Executive Compensation (GECN) Group.

Also included in the 2024 report:

  • Prevalence of stakeholder measures globally and by sector
  • Types of stakeholder measures
  • Types of social vs. environmental measures
  • Company examples
  • Exclusive insights from board directors and investors

Download the full report here:

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About Farient Advisors 

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