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Governance Leadership Centre
Sally Pitkin FAICD 2020 Queensland Gold Medal Award Winner
17 November 2020
With the enhanced regulatory, political and community focus on corporate Australia over recent years, the importance of good governance has reshaped the priorities of board agendas across the nation. ...
30 October 2020 | Angus Armour FAICD
Four years ago, the election of President Donald Trump announced a period of pronounced American disunity.
Recapping the Essential Director Update 2020
30 October 2020 | Shelley Dempsey, Jane Southward
This year's virtual Essential Director Update saw addresses from Lisa Chung AM and Graham Bradley AM, as well as a discussion on topical director concerns. Here's what you may have missed.
Essential Director Update 2020: ASIC Chair James Shipton in conversation
6 October 2020
ASIC Chair James Shipton talks with AICD CEO Angus Armour FAICD over Zoom about the regulator's priorities for the year ahead. They discuss the lessons from the Corporate Governance Taskforce, non-fin...
AICD & Governance Institute report: Key learnings from the COVID-19 crisis
11 September 2020
The AICD and the Governance Institute of Australia have collaborated to produce a new report Governing Through a Crisis: Lessons from COVID-19 that explores the impact of the pandemic on board pra...
CEO message regarding AMP and Rio Tinto
26 August 2020 | Angus Armour FAICD
Over recent days much has been said and written regarding the actions of AMP and Rio Tinto, and their consequences. While the full facts of each case are not publicly known, it is clear that the cond...
Board and organisational culture
Recapping themes of governance and performance
19 May 2020
In 2016 the GLC commissioned an academic review of global governance research and trends.
Director independence – “Balanced boards outperform”
19 May 2020
GLC research considers the relationship between board independence and stock price performance.
When does good governance lead to better business performance?
19 May 2020
Research by Dr Robert Kay and Dr Chris Goldspink on the relationship between governance and business performance.
5 takeaways from the 2020 AGS
11 March 2020
The Australian Governance Summit 2020 was the biggest ever, attracting an audience of more than 1500 directors and business and not-for-profit leaders and airing concerns on important issues impacting...