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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...
Does your supply chain exclude women?
10 March 2020
A new toolkit released by Femeconomy and the 30% Club shows businesses how to develop procurement principles to ensure that businesses led by women and owned by women are included in ethical supply ch...
Implementing governance reform could help your organisation thrive
1 March 2020 | Jane Southward
NFP AUSTSWIM has trained more than 350,000 teachers of swimming and water safety since 1979. Chair John Rigby explains why the organisation decided to review its governance and constitution.
Saving the surf life savers
1 March 2020
Following a string of public scandals, Surf Life Saving Australia's reputation as a national icon was on the line. Now, its working to bring governance and accountability back.
Health and Community
Australia's unique and uniquely burdensome director liability environment
10 February 2020
Australian directors face some legal exposures that their counterparts in the United Kingdom, the United States and other leading economies do not, write Rachel Nicolson and Andrew Wilcock of Allens.