Supplier relationships and Procurement processes Roundtable

Supplier relationships and procurement processes

Agenda Supply chain and operational resilience  What discussions and debates have your boards had to discuss supply chain and operational resilience? How can a board improve its operational resilience through the supply chain? What has been the impact of the pandemic on board discussions and debates? What themes, risks and opportunities have emerged as a…

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Attributes of effective director onboarding

NEDonBoard guidance on effective onboarding of newly appointed board director – Part 2

Written by Elise Perraud, NEDonBoard COO   Induction refers to the process of onboarding a new director on the board. The objective of the induction programme is to provide the newly appointed director with all the information that he/she needs to be effective in the role and contribute to the sustainable long-term success of the…

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Components of a successful induction process of a new NED.

NEDonBoard guidance on effective onboarding of a newly appointed board director – Part 1

Written by Elise Perraud, NEDonBoard COO   Induction refers to the process of onboarding a new director onto the board. The objective of the induction programme is to provide the newly appointed director with all the information that he/she needs to be effective in the role and contribute to the sustainable long-term success of the…

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Why the UK whistleblowing law needs to be amended to include NEDS

Why the UK whistleblowing law needs to include non-executive directors

NEDonBoard supports the “Let’s fix UK Whistleblowing Law” campaign of UK’s leading whistleblowing charity, Protect. The campaign calls on the government to review the law, the Public Interest Disclosure Act 1998, to extend its scope, which currently does not extend to trustees and non-executive directors. To find out more, read on.   Non-Executive Directors are…

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Demystifying artificial intelligence for the board

Demystifying artificial intelligence for the board

In June 2021, NEDonBoard demystified artificial intelligence (AI) and provided a roadmap and recommendations for board members serving on boards looking to deploy with success.   Guest speakers Mike Bugembe is a bestselling author, international speaker and executive adviser in the world of data, analytics and AI. Working with product leaders from organisations like Facebook,…

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Embedding ESG into strategy Co-hosted with Grant Thornton

Embedding ESG into strategy

In June 2021, NEDonBoard, together with Grant Thornton, hosted an educational event aiming at defining ESG and providing insights into embedding ESG into strategy. Darshita Gillies, portfolio board member and founder and CEO of impact platform Maanch, contributed her expertise and experience to the discussion.   Guest speakers Steve Holt is a partner in Grant…

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NEDonBoard

Board effectiveness self-assessment

Written by Elise Perraud, NEDonBoard COO   Considering the important role and responsibilities of the board, why would an organisation satisfy itself with a sub-standard board i.e. a board inadequately set up to address the organisation’s challenges, define the strategy and achieve the corporate mission? To improve the performance of the board and of individual…

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D&O insurance co-event

D&O insurance explained for NEDs and board members

In May 2021, NEDonBoard and McGill and Partners co-hosted an event, aimed at educating end users of D&O insurance policies. The event content was informed by the results of the joint survey run in Q1 2021 to test the knowledge and understanding of this vital form of personal liability protection for non-executive directors and board…

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Stakeholder engagement: employees

Employee and workforce engagement: the role of the board and the non-executives

In May 2021, NEDonBoard invited an exceptionally talented panel to uncover board best practices with regards to employee engagement.   “Employee engagement is increasingly a hot topic in the boardroom and many leaders know that high levels of engagement influences customer satisfaction. The pandemic has changed ways of working and many organisational practices have been…

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