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Governance

sustainability, businessman

Psychology

Sustainability and the five archetypes of boardroom behaviour

When it comes to "walking the talk" of sustainability, the type of board directors you have and their attitudes—from scepticism to fervent belief—matters.[...]

Reputation

Boards under media influence

Media coverage has a broad agenda-setting effect which should never be underestimated. Directors need to carefully manage their reactions to what they read.[...]
NGOs, NGO governance, global

Knowledge sharing

NGO governance: finding solutions to future challenges

A recent event brought together experts from national and international non-governmental organisations (NGOs) to identify future governance challenges for the sector—an[...]

Strategy

man running, future fit

Board evolution

Setting the pace: how to ensure your board is fit for the future

EY’s latest whitepaper looks at the key actions boards should take now to ensure they set the pace—or risk falling behind.[...]
global outsourcing

Report

Outsourcing: the risks and rewards of a multi-faceted tool

A new report examines how outsourcing offers financial and strategic advantages to organisations in an increasingly fast-paced business environment.[...]
city, eye, data, breach, cybersecurity, big brother

Trends

The outlook for governance in 2019

Governance concerns for boards to focus on in 2019 include data breaches, inclusivity, new codes and managing engagement. Board Agenda hears from the experts and looks at[...]

Risk

cybersecurity

Technology

Cybersecurity: how to close the knowledge gap

The issue of cybersecurity has moved to the top of the boardroom agenda. But are boards doing the right things to stay one step ahead of criminals?[...]
Laura Codruta Kovesi

Global risk

Risk hotspots: a global roundup

Pressure grows on social media companies, the economy slows in South Korea, France and Italy fall out, while Alphabet and Shell go fly a kite.[...]
Canada, Canadian flag

Economy

Country profile: Canada

Despite trade spats with the US, there is optimism in Canada about the country’s prospects. Cannabis is expected to provide an economic boost, while construction is set[...]

Ethics

CEO, political issues, speak out

Corporate activism: how CEOs should approach political issues

Companies used to avoid political issues at any cost. But knowing when—and how—to speak out is becoming a core skill for business leaders.[...]
businessmen, handshake

Trust in business

Executives: the new social leaders

The public are losing faith in politicians to solve their problems and are increasingly looking to employers and business leaders to take a stand on societal issues, acco[...]
AI, artificial intelligence

Board expertise

Ethical business in the age of AI

Artificial intelligence is causing a revolution in business, but how should boards respond to the implications of technologies they don’t understand? The answer is to t[...]

Board Expertise

CEO, political issues, speak out

Corporate activism: how CEOs should approach political issues

Companies used to avoid political issues at any cost. But knowing when—and how—to speak out is becoming a core skill for business leaders.[...]
Jacqui Ferguson, NED Awards 2020

Board recognition

NED Awards 2020: ‘Think strategically about how your company adapts’

Nominations for the Non-Executive Director Awards 2020 are now open. Jacqui Ferguson, a winner in 2018, says NEDs play a vital role in turbulent times.[...]
sustainability, businessman

Psychology

Sustainability and the five archetypes of boardroom behaviour

When it comes to "walking the talk" of sustainability, the type of board directors you have and their attitudes—from scepticism to fervent belief—matters.[...]
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