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Governance Trends Shaping 2021: 4 Priorities to Drive Success

The COVID-19 crisis, new workplace paradigms, extreme climate change, political and economic volatility, and urgent…

The 5 Critical Steps to Success in Setting an ESG Strategy

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations have come to the fore in recent years. Companies…

The Evolving General Counsel: How Smart Entity Management Empowers Strategic Thinking

“Legal box-ticker.” “Department of ‘No.’” Historically, the General Counsel (GC) has tended to play…

Data Integrity and Management: Playbooks for Success

At the Diligent Modern Governance Summit 2020, held in September, governance experts and practitioners came…

The Soaring Risks of Financial Services Cybercrime: By the Numbers

Financial services cyber-security must be a top priority for leaders. After all, while no industry…

Top Trends in Governance, Risk and Compliance for 2021

“You need a good [GRC] system. You need the right data. You…

Return to the Office? Companies Consider the “Next Normal” and the Future of Work

Directors Consider the Future of Work As the dialogue around “return to work” heats up…

What is Healthcare Data Stewardship and Why is it Important?

As the medical world becomes ever more digitised, healthcare organisations face massive amounts of data…

Why 24/7 Cyber-security Visibility is Essential for Boards Today

Boards depend on cyber-security visibility to ensure their organisations are protected against digital threats. But…

7 key differences between board of directors and executive committee

The executive committee is a sub-set – or sub-committee – of the board of directors.

5 ways to evaluate board performance

Board performance is critical to achieving good governance, operational efficiency and organisational outcomes. As public…