52% of employees will continue to work remotely in the short term

According to a poll out today from The Chartered Governance Institute and governance recruitment specialist The Core Partnership, 52% of respondents will continue to work remotely for the next few months. 19% will go back to the office on a part-time basis, 19% will go back full time and an additional 10% specified another option. The poll also found that…

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Upward trajectory for ESG disclosure requirements

A new report from GRI assesses the regulatory landscape for sustainability reporting and has found that environmental, social and governance (ESG) disclosure has never been more pervasive globally – and is now firmly in the mainstream of disclosure on organizational performance. As the market implications of certain ESG topics become more evident, interest in the…

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The crisis is leading to a shift in board member thinking. Is this shift enough?

See the results of a recent survey conducted in partnership with the FT Board Director Programme to understand what members think the impact of the crisis will be on organisational purpose and resilience, corporate governance and the evolution of the board.

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New guidance issued about shareholder meetings under the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020

The Chartered Governance Institute has published guidance about ‘Shareholder meetings under the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020’. The guidance has been drafted by a Working Party of the City of London Law Society Company Law Committee and the Institute, with the support of GC100, the Investment Association and the Quoted Companies Alliance. The Department for Business,…

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DAX 30 – RRA Management Board Study 2020

Over the past ten years, Russell Reynolds Associates has conducted an annual board survey, which examines the supervisory boards of the constituent companies of the DAX 30 index. This year they additionally focused on an analysis of the management boards of DAX 30 companies, examining trends in diversity, tenure and experience.

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The Change Management Tool Kit

Created by Chapter Zero and Eden McCallum, this toolkit is designed to help non-executive directors educate themselves on the business implications of climate change and provide a resource that they, their boards and executives can use to help design and implement a business response.

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Effective Boards of Directors in Crisis Time

While one of the key duties of any board is to govern crisis situations, the COVID-19 crisis has been unprecedented in its speed and devastation. It is clear that management teams will struggle and boards must be apply to oversee and guide their efforts. This INSEAD Corporate Governance Centre report is to help boards oversee…

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The governance impact of COVID-19: AICD member survey

The COVID-19 crisis has had a profound impact on the Australian economy and society. The AICD spoke to its members and they have responded with what policies they would like to see to support recovery.

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The Senior Independent Director: Why now more than ever, it’s such a critical role

In this report from Sam Allen Associates, they show how important the Senior Independent Director (SID) role is, and how it can be beneficial to boards in the future.

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ICSA – Terms of Reference for the Risk Committee

The board is responsible for determining the nature and extent of the significant risks it is willing to take in achieving its strategic objectives. The board should maintain sound risk management and internal control systems. Model terms of reference for the risk committee of a company and is particularly relevant to banks and other financial…

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