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Digitalising boards: The 5 tools every board needs to operate effectively

  Boards oversee plenty of areas within an organisation. With the right tools, they can operate more effectively. A board of directors is an important fixture in organisations of all kinds, from publicly held corporations and financial institutions to non-profits and industry associations — just to name a few. The board of directors provides oversight…

McGill and Parters

D&O insurance market: what you need to know in 2022

  A consistent theme running through our blogs on the subject of directors’ and officers’ liability insurance (D&O) has been the disconnect between non-executive directors as key end users of these policies and those responsible within the company for buying this insurance. This can lead to uncertainty and confusion in the event of a claim. We…

Matthew Vickers

Exploring the linkages between payment practices, stakeholder engagement, culture and ESG strategy

In this interview, Matt Vickers explains the insights that payment data provide into the depth of engagement with suppliers and breadth of strategic thinking around how organisations look at partnerships and building capabilities. Payment practices are an opportunity to have richer dialogs and relationships with the outside world.   Guest speaker Matt Vickers joined Ombudsman…

NEDonBoard

Top risk exposures for boards

Written by Elise Perraud, NEDonBoard COO   In September, NEDonBoard, jointly with our partner McGill and Partners conducted a survey to identify sources of risk exposures and what they may translate into for non-executive directors and board members when it comes to personal liability risk.   What do you think you company’s biggest risk exposures…

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…

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…

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…