Topic: Governance

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Top directors pick their best reads of 2017

Catch up on essential summer reading for directors looking to expand their thinking ahead of 2018, as recommended by preeminent AICD members.

Climate Change Governance

Over the past five years, corporate leaders have consistently rated climate change and extreme weather as the top macroeconomic risks over the next 10 years in terms of both impact and likelihood, in ...

These organisations are leading the way for Indigenous governance

The winners of 2018's Indigenous Governance Awards are setting the standard for leadership and governance of Indigenous organisations.

6 helpful ways to improve IT governance on your board

IT can be a tricky topic for boards given many lack the knowledge to properly govern technology functions. We list 6 ways to ensure your board is maximising its IT potential.

AICD CEO Angus Armour on important lessons from the Royal Commission

AICD's CEO and MD Angus Armour says the banking Royal Commission is just the beginning of governance reform in Australia.

The value of good governance

There is a clear message in the final report that directors and senior executives are accountable, and the regulators have been directed to apply themselves.

Boards must respond to clarion call for change

The resignations of NAB’s chairman and chief executive in the wake of the Royal Commission’s Final report is the first acknowledgement of the changes expected in corporate culture to restore community...

Does Australian democracy need a reboot?

With rising disaffection and public debate, democracies around the world are facing a crisis of confidence. Does Australia need to rethink its democratic structure?

How to strengthen remuneration governance

The Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry has honed in on remuneration, including the board’s role. Here our Advocacy team outline how remuner...

Survival tips for start-ups

Many start-ups fail due to pressures from funding and high growth. Marc Orchard, the Director of Startups with BDO in Brisbane, outlines how start-ups can maximise their chances for survival.

Whistleblower legislation passes Senate

The Treasury Laws Amendment (Enhancing Whistleblower Protections) Bill 2018 has passed through the Senate and is expected to be approved by the House of Representatives early next year.
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