Business leaders in every industry benefited from and gained greater insight into proposed legislation. Mary Moore Hamrick, chief public policy officer, Grant Thornton, and Chris William,Managing Director, Wells Fargo Private Client Group and executive producer and moderator, PBS program Carolina Business Review, translated regulatory and public policy positions into actionable tools to help businesses grow.
Our members and guests were able to gain insights on the evolution of board composition and related strategy after attending this event on May 22. They addressed the following questions:
Has your Board composition adapted with the evolving demands of stakeholders?
Evaluation | How do you know?
What are you doing about it?
What will your Board look like in 3 to 5 years, and will it be aligned with the evolving landscape?
Member and guests gathered on April 25 for an ESG - focused discussion led by Paul DeNicola, a Principal in PwC's Governance Insights Center.
Paul, Ray Cameron, Managing Director, BlackRock Investment Stewardship, and Doug Harmon, lead Partner of Parker Poe's Security & Corporate Governance Group, addressed questions about ESG that your board should be asking such as:
What is the ESG landscape and why do ESG related risks matter for business?
How does ESG affect your business strategy?
What do investors think about the importance of ESG?
What Standards and guidelines are emerging related to applying Enterprise Risk Management to ESG- related risks and reporting these risks in regulatory filings (ie SASB and COSO)?
We explored compliance programs from the boardâ€™s perspective, including the boardâ€™s role in compliance beyond setting the tone at the top. We explored the standards applied to board members for compliance program knowledge, effective ways to engage with compliance and practical ideas to consider as you engage with your executive team and CCO/CEO.
Join NACD, Willis Towers Watson and Womble Bond Dickinson for a look at current risk topics in the news and on boardroom agendas. The program will include discussion among subject-matter experts and directors of current risk topics: event- driven claims, pay equity, stock price volatility, M & A integration risk, social media, regulatory investigations and inquiries, privacy, and cyber risk