Cherie Blair setting the scene of the NEDonBoard event

Human rights across the supply chain: an area of increased ESG focus for boards

Human rights across the supply chain: an area of ESG focus for boards and non-executive directors On 26th April 2022, NEDonBoard had the pleasure to host an esteemed panel to discuss human rights across supply chains, with the participation of Cherie Blair CBE QC. The event was hosted by Grant Thornton.   Guest speakers Cherie…

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…

Liz Barclay

Payment practices are part of your board ESG and culture agenda: expert interview

Payment practices are part of your board ESG and culture agenda Late payment practices have severe implications for the economy and its growth because they harm cashflows and hamper investments. They primarily impact small businesses. At a time of increased pressure to embrace the ESG framework and engage effectively with stakeholders, payment practices should be…

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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…

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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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…

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…

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…

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…