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ESG: the NEDonBoard roadmap to start your journey

  The importance of ESG (environmental, social and governance) issues has gained recognition in the past few years. Driven by pressure from investors and regulators, FTSE boards tend to be more advanced than boards of medium-sized businesses when it comes to ESG. But as expectations from customers and other stakeholders are increasing (and the COVID-19…

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Cognitive diversity and its value to risk oversight and management

This blog features a conversation between Bryan Foss, a co-founder of the Risk Coalition and a non-executive director and Dr Roger Miles, a researcher and author on human-factor risks, improvement of conduct and related controls. This article should be read in conjunction with the highlights of the Diversity in Risk Thinking event organised by NEDonBoard…

Cyber security in the time of COVID-19

2020 has been unprecedented year so far as organisations have had to adapt to social distancing and support new ways of working. The COVID-19 outbreak has dramatically increased home working, video conferencing and online operations, increasing the risk of Cyber attacks and has accelerated the digital transformation.

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Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: making your board count

  Recent national and international events indicate that significantly greater progress in our society is needed to tackle inequality and discrimination. Despite an ethnically diverse workforce across most NHS organisations, staff from ethnic backgrounds are still more likely to experience discrimination, bullying, harassment, and abuse, and less likely than white colleagues to reach positions of…


Decision making crucial to navigating through times of uncertainty

The impact of COVID-19 is unprecedented. Most countries were not ready to deal with an event of this magnitude and most businesses could not have anticipated the social and economic upheaval that the pandemic has inflicted. In 2019’s Aon Global Risk Management Survey, the number one risk according to Risk Managers globally was seen as the…

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How to recalibrate in a crisis

This week, NEDonBoard is pleased to publish an article written by Michael McQueen about leveraging the Covid-19 crisis to re-calibrate and clarify the fundamentals of the business on which you serve as of non-executive directors and board members.   In the last few weeks, it has seemed that every day has brought yet another piece…