NEDonBoard

Leveraging TCFD to embed climate into strategy

Written by Elise Perraud, NEDonBoard COO   In November 2020, the UK Government announced that climate risk reporting will become mandatory for large companies and financial institutions in the UK. The requirements already came into effect for some companies in 2021, using the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD). While the organisation on which…

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The climate reporting TCFD framework explained

The Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) framework explained

In September 2021, NEDonBoard welcomed excellent panelists to provide an educational session on the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) framework.   Guest speakers Martin Skancke advises sovereign wealth funds on investment and governance issues and is Chair of the Principles of Responsible Investment (PRI). He is a Board member at Storebrand ASA, Storebrand…

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Insights with the Commissioner for Public Appointments

Insights with the Commissioner for Public Appointments

In September 2021, NEDonBoard welcomed Rt Hon Peter Riddell CBE and Parag Vyas for an insightful and inspiring session on public appointments.   Guest speakers Rt Hon Peter Riddell CBE has been Commissioner for Public Appointments since April 2016, responsible for ensuring that appointments to boards of public bodies are made on merit after fair and…

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Five questions for NEDs to consider when evaluating a board role

  What goes through your mind when applying for board roles? It depends of course where you are in your NED career, but thinking beyond the due diligence, what should you be researching? Keep reading to find out how can you ensure a rich conversation at interview stage to find out what you want to…

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What non-executive director skills are in high demand?

What non-executive director skills are in demand?

Written by Elise Perraud, NEDonBoard COO   When applying to board positions, non-executive directors are expected to bring strategic thinking, business, and financial acumen to the table. But what other skills are necessary to be effective? What set of skills, expertise and experiences are currently in demand? How has the global pandemic, digital transformation and…

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Charity Governance, Fundraising and Trusteeship

Charity governance, fundraising and trusteeship

In July 2021, NEDonBoard welcomed Gerald Oppenheim, Shelley Whitehead and Daryl Fielding to discuss governance at charitable organisations, fundraising and trusteeship.   Guest speakers Gerald Oppenheim is Chief Executive of the Fundraising Regulator. He took up the role in July 2018 having been Head of Policy and Communications from January 2016 when the Regulator was…

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NEDonBoard response to the BEIS consultation on audit and corporate governance reform

NEDonBoard response to the BEIS consultation on audit and corporate governance reform

Written by Elise Perraud, NEDonBoard COO   In March 2021, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) launched a 16-week consultation on a set of proposals “Restoring trust in audit and corporate governance”, which closed in July. NEDonBoard welcomed this initiative and the opportunity to implement meaningful changes. We took part in the…

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Public appointments: secure your next non-executive role

Public sector NED roles

  In July 2021, NEDonBoard welcomed Dame Christine Ryan DBE and Delroy Beverley for a Q&A session packed with insights and inspiration. The recording is a must-watch for any professional with a public sector appointment or looking to become a public appointee. Both Delroy and Christine provide great recommendations for non-executive directors looking to grow…

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