Join NACD, Willis Towers Watson and Womoble 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
Program is built around the Report of the NACD Blue Ribbon Commission on Building the Strategic-Asset Board and explores how boards can position themselves to capably usher their companies into the future by focusing on continuous improvement. How will directors figure out how they can make themselves strategic assets to the companies they serve? How can directors instill a continuous-improvement ethos into the culture of the boardroom?
Digital is driving change at a pace many have not seen in their lifetime and Digital Transformation focuses on the disruption that is happening across all business sectors. Whether it's RPA, AI, VR, or Data Analytics, the mission is to help companies understand and embrace the challenges and opportunities of digital transformation and turn them into a disruptive advantage.
Researchers have explored the link between corporate culture and performance, and the key takeaway is: Healthy cultures pay off.
The oversight of culture is, by definition, a key board responsibility - the 2017 NACD Blue Ribbon Panel report on Culture is a call to action for directors to elevate the dialogue on culture (including culture in the boardroom) and help their organizations translate values into value.
Please join Mike McGuire, CEO, Grant Thornton LLP for an evening exploring guidance and tools for directors on this topic.
Join us for a breakfast discussion on the importance of governance. A panel of distinguished directors will discuss some of the greatest challenges facing businesses today and the most intractable governance problems for Boards.
Corporate Social Relevance -- A conversation on Reframing Corporate Social Responsibility
How involved should a board become in shaping the social agenda of a company in areas like the environment, carbon impact, pay equity for women, minimum wage legislation, labor representation on boards, diversity, etc. Can this lead to greater shareholder value? What have European companies learned from their CSR obligations?
Looking ahead, how can a board anticipate both risk and opportunities when the world, markets, customers, and business models are changing rapidly? Among things to consider are the implications of driverless cars, 3D printing, online sales, blockchain, virtual reality, or Internet of Things.
The rapid growth of data breaches and cyber-attacks has upended how we think about cybersecurity. Once relegated to the IT Department, now cybersecurity has become a top priority for C-suite executives, board members and general counsel. What is now at stake and how are companies adapting?
Don't miss this unique opportunity to discuss the latest executive and director-compensation challenges and trends with the peers who truly understand the complex issues you face - your fellow committee members. Join Pay Governance compensation experts, Linda Pappas and Joe Mallin, for dinner and discussion.
When was the last time your Board discussed potential risks? Are the roles and responsibilities for board and management clear if a crisis does occur? Join these veteran board members, Linda Hudson and Jim Hance with insights from these Deloitte Managing Partners, Theresa Drew and Henry Phillips.
From a board perspective, when do you consider the right time to "sell"? Join our panelists Tom Skains, Tim Wielechowski and Walter Wilkinson at the Duke Mansion for a dialogue moderated by Chris Gyves, Womble Carlyle.
No one can predict with certainty what the new Trump administration will bring, Join fellow directors for a panel discussion on opportunities and challenges your Board faces in in 2017 and beyond - trade, taxes, regulations, affordable care and economic environment.
On Thursday, November 17,2016, 2020 Women on Boards will hold 19 events in 17 cities on the topic. This is the sixth annual conversation. The goal of the campaign is to increase the percentage of women on US company boards to 20% or greater by 2020. The Carolinas Chapter of NACD is a member of the conversation.