The case for diverse boards was given further clout after new research published by the FRC supported the thesis that it leads to better corporate culture and performance as well as benefiting businesses from a social justice perspective.
Board effectiveness articles
Articles and features from the ICAEW on board effectiveness.
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COVID-19 not the only thing worrying the C-suite
2019 seemed particularly bad for large-scale disruptive events, and it was, until 2020 and COVID-19 came along.
Cyber security for boards
Board support has long been recognised as vital to achieving good cyber security. But boards have often struggled to have good conversations with cyber security specialists and understand their risks around cyber.
Five questions director should ask about climate risk
Climate change and sustainability has been placed firmly in the spotlight of media and society’s attention. Focus is now turning even more to the business world to play its part.
Reducing the size of board packs
Zsuzsanna Schiff talks to Hitesh Patel, independent NED and chair of the ICAEW Insurance Committee about how to reduce the size of the board packs
How can we create forward looking boards
Exploring psychological safety in the boardroom
ICAEW is a supporter of Chapter Zero, which together with Deloitte, is running a series of briefing sessions for board members on climate change
Last month, ICAEW and Hermes convened a senior panel of remuneration committee chairs and investors, along with Anna Turley, MP for Redcar, to explore how realigning executive pay can help to restore trust in business, reports Julia Root-Gutteridge, ICAEW Manager for Board Effectiveness.
How do you know if your audit committee is effective
Audit Committees are playing an increasingly critical corporate governance role in terms of their leadership on financial reporting, internal controls, risk management and the internal and external audit functions.
To help NEDs understand the implications of climate change for the corporate sector, the Chapter Zero forum has been launched as part of the World Economic Forum’s global climate governance initiative