How to protect yourself effectively against liability risk as a director?

How to protect yourself effectively against liability risk as a director?

How to protect yourself effectively against liability risk as a non-executive director and board member?   In October 2021, NEDonBoard and McGill and Partners co-hosted a session aimed at informing the board member community on the liability risks to which they are exposed as directors and on protection measures and strategies that they should implement.…

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Why you, like NEDonBoard, should sign the Better Business Act

Why you, like NEDonBoard, should sign the Better Business Act

Written by Elise Perraud, NEDonBoard COO NEDonBoard joined the coalition supporting the Better Business Act whose objective is to amend section 172 of the Companies Act to ensure that every organisation puts balancing people, profit and planet at the center of the purpose and responsibility of their directors. This ethos is embraced within the modern…

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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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