News Update

Month: Nov

  • What would you do? Ethics Index 2021 reveals increasingly cynical, untrusting nation


    Governance Institute today releases its sixth annual Ethics Index, a survey of the ethical perceptions of 1000 people nationally.

    And a tumultuous and anxious locked down year has been reflected in a dip in the latest Ethics Index which has dropped to 45 from a five year high of 52 last year. The Index also reveals the most – and least – ethical occupations and sectors. Plus, we look at the expected ethical challenges in the next 12 months.

    Get the full lowdown, plus some key tips to ensure good ethics are on your organisation’s radar.

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  • Time to elevate operational risk management

    by Sponsored article by Camms

    Often operational risk is undervalued by C-suite executives and viewed as a box-ticking exercise, but forward-thinking businesses are realising this essential function can offer much more. (Sponsored article).

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  • Governance lessons in complex ownership structures

    by Sponsored article by BoardPro

    The board of vitamins company Blackmores has been in the headlines recently.  We unpack the key lessons on governance and ownership and demystify the complexities of board and owner conflict at a publicly listed entity. (Sponsored article).

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  • More accountable, transparent, and strategic: Meet the board of the future


    The board of the future will face an avalanche of expectations, changing regulation and responsibility, a new report has found. 

    Governance Institute’s 2021 thought leadership piece, the Future of the board, casts forward to 2025 providing a roadmap for directors — both aspiring and established. 

    It lays out the challenges the board of the future is likely to face, what issues need to be on the radar now, and the skills and attributes board members will need to be effective. 

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  • Strength and resilience: Why human capital management matters

    by Sponsored article by Nasdaq Governance Solutions

    Human capital management has shifted to a factor viewed by investors as a future prediction of success and a means for companies to gauge crisis preparedness. Find out the different ways company values are changing to accelerate human capital management.

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  • Pressure on three sides: Australia’s boards must address their climate risks

    by Dr Nick Wood, Energetics. Sponsored article

    With COP26 underway, world leaders are meeting with a sense of urgency as the problem of climate change deepens. Boards in Australia are exposed as scrutiny of their management of climate risks and disclosure grows. 

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