How humble groceries helped Coles Group boost performance during COVID-19

Unlike much of the wider retail sector, Coles Group increased its online capacity and grew sales during COVID-19. Chair James Graham AM shares their strategies for performing under pressure.

One performing arts group's creative solutions for surviving the pandemic

COVID-19 decimated the arts and culture industry, but not-for-profit group Performing Lines turned adversity to its advantage by quickly adapting to change.

From mining to medical devices: ventilator breaths new life into business

When mining services manufacturer Gekko Systems pivoted to make the only regulator-approved Australian ventilator to treat patients with COVID-19, it led to a business restructure and spin-off medical...

Directors, get on board with technology

According to the AICD's Governance of Innovation and Tech Panel, it's up to boards and executive teams to ensure new thinking around tech and innovation becomes "business as usual".

Oz Minerals chair Rebecca McGrath does things differently

From clean energy to capital raising and collaborative data sharing, company director and chair Rebecca McGrath mines Oz Minerals' culture of innovation to navigate turbulent times.

Reflecting on 2020: where to now for international directors?

Abu Dhabi-based director Adam Malouf FAICD, who chairs the AICD's Middle East Advisory Committee, says the lockdown provided an opportunity reflect and rethinking business and personal priorities.

What key directors have to say about risk and resilience

Facing mounting strategic and operational risks, senior directors discuss the lessons they've learned in building resilience in this special Company Director-FM Global roundtable.

Time for resolve

The year 2020 will be recorded as a year of upheaval, says AICD CEO and MD Angus Armour FAICD.

What a Biden win means for the world

The impact of Trumpism and the 2020 US election outcome will be felt long after Joe Biden and Kamala Harris take over the White House. David Uren discusses what a Democrat victory means for the global...

The growing threat of economic coercion

The use of economic coercion by major powers in pursuit of political objectives is generating new risks for Australian businesses, writes David Uren.
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