Topic: Advocacy and policy

Talking to government and setting policies. AICD is an important and influential voice advocating for our members' best interests


Cybercrime watch

Lifting cyber resilience requires a stronger national policy partnership, argues Louise Petschler GAICD. The AICD has also welcomed significant reforms with implications for securities class actions.

Career pathways and women-in-leadership cultures are key to boardroom gender diversity

Our latest Gender Diversity Report reveals that although a key diversity milestone has been reached – no all-male ASX 200 boards – one third of ASX 200 boards still have less than 30 per c...

Climate risk factor

The AICD is elevating its focus on climate risk governance to support members. Cybersecurity regulation is also on the way, writes Louise Petschler GAICD.

Change for the better

Debate is in progress around necessary securities class action reform, an AICD regulatory reset priority, writes Louise Petschler GAICD.

Removing red tape

Harmonising state and territory fundraising laws is high on the AICD agenda, writes Louise Petschler GAICD. Also, updates on climate guidance and proxy advisers.

More work to do to shift the dial on gender diversity at all levels of leadership

Our latest quarterly Gender Diversity Report reveals important signs of progress on the ASX 200, including the appointment rate of women to board roles.

Advice in the spotlight

Proxy advice regulation is under review, a new virtual AGM guide for directors has been released, and the AICD's scholarship programs have expanded, writes Louise Petschler GAICD.

Why temporary regulatory reforms should stay

Australia should continue to modernise its regulatory framework beyond COVID-19, says AICD head of Advocacy Louise Petschler.

Women now occupy 32.9 per cent of ASX 200 board positions

The rate of women being appointed to director roles in 2021 on the ASX 200 and 300 is nearing the rate of men. Our latest quarterly Gender Diversity Report reveals that in January and February 2021, w...

Corporate governance in action

Board oversight of culture remains a top priority as the AICD pushes ahead with its Forward Governance Agenda, writes AICD head of Advocacy Louise Petschler. Plus an update on the latest gender divers...
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