ESG in the boardroom

ESG in the boardroom

Today, stakeholders expect information on a company’s environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices. ESG is rising in importance on the board agenda and will be discussed more frequently in the coming years. While large and sophisticated companies are more advanced, ESG considerations may not have made the board agenda of smaller companies. All boards will…

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Non executive directors

Black History Month

October is Black History Month. In the UK, the practice of observing Black History Month started in the 1980’s. The purpose of Black History Month is to honour the achievements of black people throughout the generations. NEDonBoard encourages and promotes greater diversity in boardrooms. Effective boards are diverse boards that avoid the pitfalls of group-thinking.…

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Elizabeth Osta

Non-executive directors need to steer digital transformation with a comprehensive strategic approach that encompasses digital, data, IT and cyber security

Written by Elizabeth Osta Non-executive directors are faced with unprecedented change brought by the digital revolution. They are accountable for steering their companies in the right direction. Digital strategies are the key to unlock unprecedented growth and yet several studies point that most of the spend in digital is often going to waste and does…

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succession planning

Board refreshment and succession planning

Board refreshment and succession planning by Elise Perraud Board refreshment and succession planning are important aspects of the recently introduced UK Corporate Governance Code and Wates Corporate Governance Principles for Large Private Companies. Recruiting the right NEDs is imperative for companies to address complex business challenges, remain competitive, innovate and answer shareholders’ demand for diversity.…

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Non executive directors

Principles and guidance for effective risk oversight in a changing world

  NEDonBoard is a supporter of the Risk Guidance Initiative. This blog provides the background to the upcoming round-table meeting held on 26th September 2019. NEDonBoard members interested in participating in the discussion and contributing to the consultation should e-mail [email protected] (1 Fen Court, London EC3M 5BN, 10.30 AM – 12.30 noon).   Written by…

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