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Good governance isn’t just one thing. In a changing digital age, governance now encompasses proper use of boardroom technology to help elevate the decisions of an institution to best meet the needs of the corporate world in which they reside. In short, corporate governance or is the standard of rules that allows organizations to ensure that they are serving the needs of their shareholders, stakeholders, management team and customers effectively and responsibly.

From being an effective board to ethical conduct to an openness to innovation to complying with regulations, boards now face the onerous task of strategically leading the governance of their respective organizations into an increasingly digital world.

Examples of Corporate Governance Structures in Canada

Canada’s government has set up essentially three corporate governance structures. Corporations are either for-profit…

How the Definition of Corporate Governance Changes by Industry

At its root, the general governance definition is essentially the same for all industries. Just…

What Constitutes Good Governance?

Governance is the process by which corporations establish their rules and policies and implement and…

Why a Board Portal Can Serve as Governance, Risk and Compliance Software

What is governance, risk and compliance (GRC), and why do businesses need GRC software? According…

How to Build a Strong Governance Model

There has been a recent emphasis in the corporate world on best practices for corporate…

What Is Data Governance and How Should Boards Approach It?

Data is a corporation’s longest-lasting asset. It lasts beyond people, devices and facilities. Data governance…

Is the Corporate World Moving Towards Parastatals and Hybrid Governance?

The volatility of the global marketplace in recent years has caused corporations to seek out…

The Importance of Board Assessments

For corporate boards, it seems like the eyes of the whole world are on them.

How Do Corporate Governance Structures in Canada Differ From Those in the United States?

Corporate governance is the relationship between shareholders, board directors and managers in…

The Importance of Corporate Culture for Good Governance

News travels fast, regardless of whether it’s good news or bad news. We can count…