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interest to Boards of Directors.
- All About Boards of Directors -
- Australian Institute of Company Directors - We are the
only professional organization that represents directors in Australia. We
support directors from any organisation or sector. As a member, you'll
receive professional recognition, be kept informed, and have access to a
range of connections and insights. We will also empower you to advance your
career, promote excellence in governance and make a positive impact for
directors. Become a member and be the best director that you can be.
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- BlueAvocado - magazine for American Nonprofits -
- Board Of Directors - in Wikipedia -
- Board of Directors Network - The Board of Directors
Network is an organization of women and men representing boards of
directors, corporations, government agencies, academia, the legal and
financial professions, not-for-profit organizations, and the media seeking
to influence public companies to further the advancement of women in the
boardroom and executive suites. The Board of Directors Network advocates for
more women in both executive leadership and on corporate boards to improve
corporate governance through diversity.
- BoardMember.com - an
NYSE Euronext company, is the leading information and education resource for
senior officers and directors of publicly traded corporations, large private
companies, and Global 1000 firms. The quarterly publication, Corporate Board
Member magazine, provides readers with decision-making tools to deal with
the strategic and corporate governance challenges confronting their boards.
Corporate Board Member further extends its governance leadership through an
online resource center, conferences, roundtables, and timely research. The
magazine maintains the most comprehensive, up-to-date database of directors
and officers serving on boards of publicly traded companies listed with NYSE
Euronext and The NASDAQ OMX Group Inc stock exchanges.
- BoardMyBiz - Site -
- BoardNetUSA - is the unique website revolutionizing the
way nonprofit boards and new leaders find each other. If you're an
individual interested in board service or a nonprofit looking for a new
board member ... you've come to the right place.
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- BoardSource - is dedicated to advancing the public good by
building exceptional nonprofit boards and inspiring board service.
BoardSource strives to support and promote excellence in board service, is
the premier source of cutting-edge thinking and resources related to
nonprofit boards, and engages and develops the next generation of board
leaders. Company website -
- Charters - Compliance Week page to access various company charters -
- The Corporate Board - The
Corporate Board, now in its 27th year, is the nation’s leading journal of
corporate governance, providing directors and senior officers with
information vital to the efficiency and success of their governance actions.
The chairmen and CEOs of over 250 nationally known corporations provide The
Corporate Board to more than 4,000 directors and senior officers across the
U.S. and in 8 foreign countries — companies such as Applebee’s, Goodrich,
Cambrex, Kennametal, and Verizon. The Corporate Board contains
articles written by directors of major corporations, chairmen, chief
executives, legal and financial advisors.
- Directors & Boards - Directors & Boards is a
quarterly journal dedicated to the topics of leadership and corporate
governance. Its readers are at the very pinnacle of business -- board
chairmen, CEOs and members of senior management, corporate board members,
and board advisers http://www.directorsandboards.com/
- The Diverse Director DataSource (3D)
- is a clearinghouse for potential corporate director candidates
with a special emphasis on a more diverse range of skills and experience.
Shareowners, nominating committees and commercial executive/director search
firms are encouraged to search the combined database of potential diverse
candidates and existing directors as a means to expand board diversity,
which has been shown to improve overall corporate performance.
Company website - http://www.gmi3d.com
- European Directors and Board Members Association - we are
a not-for-profit organization with the goal to advance directors and board
members professionalism, governance skills and networking in Europe.
Networking creates both business and career development opportunities.
Exchanging between the peers is a quick and valuable way to reach a broader
vision. With us you have a modern infrastructure in place to interact with
other members such as: Directors representing several industries and
functions; Non-executive and executive directors acting at the board level;
Vice presidents, CEO's and other similar rank executives. We provide as well
hard-to-find talent to act at the board roles. Talented individuals and
teams can create growth even in today's challenging economical environment.
Our members have specific business sector knowledge and experience. You may
contact us for further information or advertise your positions to our
members free of charge.
- Forbes on Governance -
- Governance Centre of Excellence - a collection of templates for
responsibilities facing a Board -
- IAMBD - International Association of Potential, New and Sitting
Members of the Board of Directors - Mission to help Directors make
informed decisions in good faith. Organization website -
- The Institute of Corporate Directors
- ICD - is a not-for-profit, member-based association representing
Canadian directors and boards across the for-profit, not-for-profit, and
government sectors. With more than 5,000 members and a network of nine
chapters, the ICD promotes the effectiveness of directors by providing
quality director education and professional certification; opportunities for
continuous learning and networking through local chapter events; board
matching and referral service; and access to timely information on current
and emerging governance issues and best practices. The ICD is the national
endorsement and accrediting body for director education programs and
providers who meet a standard of quality appropriate to the director
community. Company website -
- The Institute of Directors -
is Europe's largest membership organization for business leaders.
Established in 1903, the IoD has been representing senior level
professionals since our Royal Charter in 1906, earning us our trusted
reputation as the business network for leadership.
Company website - http://www.iod.com
Registration link -
- Institute of Directors in New Zealand - promotes
excellence in corporate governance, represents directors’ interests and
facilitates their professional development through education and training.
It is a membership organization of around 5,000 individuals representing the
spectrum of New Zealand enterprise, from the public and private sectors.
Company website - https://www.iod.org.nz
- IoDSA - is a non-profit organization that is unique in
that it represents directors, professionals, business leaders and those
charged with governance duties in their individual capacities in southern
Africa. As the primary decision-makers in the private and public sectors,
these individuals hold a special position of leadership and trust and are
responsible — both legally and morally — for the balanced direction and
proper reward of all participants in our economic enterprises. IoDSA
membership represents over 5 000 prestigious and diverse South African
business leaders, providing a unique opportunity for networking and business
development in all sectors. In South Africa, our membership is widely
representative of commerce, industry, government and the business
professions. The IoDSA is committed to the development of those
charged with governance duties, directors, board learning and improving
board effectiveness. Members of the IoDSA benefit from ongoing educational
opportunities, leadership publications and updates featuring the latest
developments in corporate governance, as well as unique networking
opportunities. The specific role that the IoDSA wishes to play
in society is expressed through our vision namely that those charged with
governance duties in all sectors will be empowered to discharge these duties
effectively. For us our slogan “Better directors, better boards, better
business” is truly something that inspires all that we do and we believe
that all of this will eventually lead to a better South Africa.
Company website - http://www.iodsa.co.za
- National Association of Corporate Directors -
Registration link -
- Overview of Roles and Responsibilities of Corporate Board of
- Robert's Rules Summary Card -
- WECC Committee Evaluation Form -
Boards - Resources -
Western Electricity Coordinating Council
- WECC -
- Wikipedia - Board of Directors -
- Audit Committee Institute - KPMG -
- Committee Evaluation Form -
Midwest ISO -
Boards - Audit & Finance -
form used by the Midwest ISO Board for self-evaluation -
- Deloitte Audit Committee Resource Guide -
- Deloitte Audit Committee Resources -
Accountability - New Approaches to Auditing the Managerial
Leadership System - Presented 2009-08-11-14 -
The Institute of Internal Auditors - Established in 1941, The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) is an international professional association of more than 130,000 members with global headquarters in Altamonte Springs, Fla., United States. Throughout the world, The IIA is recognized as the internal audit profession's leader in certification, education, research, and technological guidance. Website
Accounting Oversight Board - The PCAOB is a nonprofit corporation
established by Congress to oversee the audits of public companies in order
to protect the interests of investors and further the public interest in the
preparation of informative, accurate and independent audit reports. The
PCAOB also oversees the audits of broker-dealers, including compliance
reports filed pursuant to federal securities laws, to promote investor
CalPERS Corporate Governance -
Committee Evaluation Form -
Midwest ISO -
Boards - Governance -
form used by the Midwest ISO Board for self-evaluation -
Compliance Week - A Weekly Newsletter On Corporate Governance, Risk And Compliance. Subscription required to gain access to articles.
The Conference Board - The
Conference Board is a global, independent business membership and research
association working in the public interest. Our mission is unique: To
provide the world's leading organizations with the practical knowledge they
need to improve their performance and better serve society.
CorpGov.net - Since 1995 the Corporate Governance site at
CorpGov.net has facilitated the ability of institutional and individual
shareowners to better govern corporations, enhancing both corporate
accountability and the creation of wealth. News/commentary, links, corporate
governance definitions and advocacy geared to the active investor. Subscribe
to the publications of our stakeholders. CorpGov.net is supported by ad
revenue, as well as the publisher’s speaking engagements, and consulting
contracts on corporate governance.
Council of Institutional Investors - a U.S. shareowner-rights organization. It is a not-for-profit association of 130 public, labor, and corporate pension funds with assets exceeding $3 trillion. The Council works to educate members and the public about corporate governance, and to advocate for strong governance standards on issues ranging from executive compensation to the election of corporate directors.
Governance - Governance is the leading
international monthly newsletter on issues of corporate governance,
boardroom performance and shareholder activism.
The Governance Institute -
The Governance Institute provides trusted, independent information and
resources to board members, healthcare executives, and physician leaders in
support of their efforts to lead and govern their organizations. The
Governance Institute is a membership organization serving not-for-profit
hospital and health system boards of directors, executives, and physician
leadership. Membership services are provided through research and
publications, conferences, Webinars, and advisory services. In addition to
its membership services, The Governance Institute conducts research studies,
tracks healthcare industry trends, and showcases governance practices of
leading healthcare boards across the country. First-rate governance
education is crucial to the development of your board members. Membership
with The Governance Institute will give you access to board-specific tools,
resources, and customized research that will elevate your board meetings and
equip your board for success.
GovernanceMetrics International - GMI was formed in April 2000
by a small group of people who recognized the need for a new, easy-to-use
tool to monitor corporate governance.
The Journal of Management & Governance -
The Journal of Management and Governance (JMG) is dedicated
to advancing the understanding of corporate governance issues within and
throughout privately-held firms, publicly-held corporations and
government-controlled organizations. The journal is devoted to exploring the
links between management and governance through both theoretical analyses
and empirical investigations to improve the understanding of all the rules,
codes, principles, practices, processes, mechanisms, structure and
relationships, as well as institutions, networks and individuals affecting
the way firms and organizations are managed, administered and controlled.
Analyzed are strategies and decision-making; accounting, reporting and
information control; measurement issues in governance; relational, cognitive
and behavioural based; institutional economics. Contributions from all areas
of business administration (accounting and control, general and strategic
management, organizational theory and behaviour, finance and banking) and
manuscripts concerning both the private and the public sectors are welcome
to the extent that they contribute to these general issues and to the
understanding of governance thus broadly defined.
Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals - founded in 1946 as the American Society of Corporate Secretaries, has over 3,800 members representing approximately 2,600 companies. Its members deal with public disclosure under the securities laws and matters affecting corporate governance, including the structure and meetings of the Board of Directors and its committees, the proxy process and the annual meeting of shareholders and shareholder relations, particularly with large institutional owners.
United National Global Compact - The United Nations Global
Compact is a strategic policy initiative for businesses that are committed
to aligning their operations and strategies with ten universally accepted
principles in the areas of human rights, labor, environment and
anti-corruption. Company website -
Wikipedia - Corporate Governance -
- Board of Directors Society - The Board of Directors
Society group is intended to foster discussion and insights about corporate
governance matters of interest to public, private, and non-profit Board
Directors. This group is intended to be a networking platform in which Board
Directors who are interested corporate or non-profit organization governance
and leadership. Those that advise Directors and the Boardroom are also most
welcome. Our members can express ideas with their peers, meet new
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- Boards and Advisors Group - Membership in this group
includes (in no particular order): (i) External advisers who provide
dedicated services directly to client boards of directors and/or board
committees (e.g., external auditors; compensation/ remuneration consultants;
retained director search personnel; governance and proxy advisers;
geologists; actuaries; sustainability assurance providers; and regulators/
inspectorate); (ii) Internal advisers within an organization who provide
assurance activities to the Board of Directors or to a board committee
(e.g., head of internal audit; company secretary; general counsel; and
senior human resource and risk officers, or their equivalents); and (iii)
Current or prospective board and committee members who retain and receive
such assurance and advisory services. Members are encouraged to contribute,
share and network with peers on new or emerging developments in the areas of
governance regulation; board composition and diversity; integrity and
tone-at-the top; strategic planning; risk governance; financial oversight
and reporting; governance of executive compensation; governance of
sustainability and other non-financial risks and reporting; shareholder
engagement; and the governance of stakeholder relations. Members are
respectfully asked to refrain from promotion.