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Dealing with disaster
1 April 2022
The governance and funding of disaster preparedness has become an urgent issue after the recent floods.
Governing in the future
Damning report on Rio shows need for all boards to do more
28 February 2022 | Jessica Mudditt
A new report documenting widespread sexual harassment, racism and bullying at Rio Tinto has revealed gaps between the company’s leadership team and the reality on the ground. It highlights the q...
AICD welcomes permanent reforms to enable virtual AGMs and electronic documents
14 February 2022 | Laura Bacon GAICD
The Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) has welcomed the recent passage of reforms to enable virtual AGMs, electronic signatures and electronic communications on a permanent basis.
Australian regulators welcome global sustainability standards push
24 January 2022
Australian regulators have largely supported the announcement made at the Glasgow UN COP26 Global Summit on Climate Change that the International Financial Reporting Standards Foundation will establis...
Climate Governance Initiative
Modern slavery reporting update
20 December 2021 | Laura Bacon GAICD
With the second year of reporting under the Commonwealth Modern Slavery Act 2018 due to close on 31 December 2021, NSW removing duplicative requirements and a statutory review of the Commonwealth regi...
supply chain management
NFP sector: Regulatory and governance developments
6 December 2021 | Simon Mitchell
In recent months, there have been number of regulatory developments relevant to the governance and management of not-for-profits (NFPs). The AICD also released the latest edition of the NFP Governance...
1 November 2021 | John Atkin FAICD
While individuals, organisations and the nation continued to grapple with the significant difficulties brought on by the pandemic, these circumstances also have encouraged many Australians to innovate...
Rate of acceleration
1 November 2021
Unicorns have been created inside Australia’s innovation hubs, but with these once-thriving spaces abandoned, the ecosystem has been forced to pivot and re-evaluate during the transition out of ...
UK and NZ lead way on mandatory climate risk disclosures
20 January 2021 | Christie McGrath
In recent months the UK and NZ governments have announced regimes for mandatory climate-related financial disclosures, with the Biden administration expected to follow suit this year in the US. These ...
ASIC releases urgent reporting update in response to Victorian COVID-19 restrictions
12 August 2020
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has updated their FAQS on the implications of COVID-19 for financial reporting and audit to provide guidance on the impact of restrictions i...