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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.

The Role of the Board of Directors in Corporate Governance

It takes some combination of people, rules, processes and procedures to manage the business of…

The Principles of Good Corporate Governance

A principle is different than a rule, a law, a practice or a protocol. A…

The Difference Between Corporate Governance & Corporate Social Responsibility?

The terms corporate governance and corporate social responsibility sound similar, but there is a very…

What Is the History of Corporate Governance and How Has It Changed?

The topic of corporate governance is a vast subject that enjoys a…

Board Governance Best Practices

In any realm, people don’t often think much about board governance best…

Best Practices for Nonprofit Boards

State governments were wise in developing corporate and tax structures to benefit nonprofit organizations. Tax…

The Importance of Director and Officer Insurance for a Corporate Board

Insurance isn’t generally one of people’s favorite topics because they have trouble understanding it. That…

What Is the Importance of a Corporate Governance Model?

A corporate governance model is much like the foundation of a building. A well-built corporate…

The Correlation Between Corporate Governance and Social Responsibility

ESG investing is the new kid on the block, and the new kid is becoming…

Examples of Corporate Governance Structures in Canada

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