Leading Boards, une entreprise canadienne qui offre un portail hautement sécurisé et convivial pour la gestion des conseils d'administration, annonce que Niagara Power, une société énergétique ontarienne qui distribue, génère et fournit (par ses filiales) des services de fibre optique dans la région de Niagara, a adopté son portail de gouvernance dématérialisée, la solution de référence au Canada.
The debate on the confidentiality of companies’ private information stored online with American hosts has been aroused with a recent notice by a US District Court: US digital search warrants apply anywhere.
Welcome to the first blog post of a series by Leading Boards on how to effectively manage paperless meetings. Covering the three key phases of a meeting (before, during and after); discover step by step the benefits of a board portal for the organisation of your governance board reunions.
All through the last decade new technology solutions and tools have moved from being non-existent to becoming a “must have” for many directors worldwide. Indeed, research and development led to “board portals” which are adapted to the boardrooms’ needs and have become be necessary for the modern challenges that boards face concerning workflow and management.
Various scandals and a lack of transparency have in the past led governments to reform business practices and establish regulations. For instance, the Sarbanes–Oxley Act in 2002 was one of these laws voted to protect investors by improving the accuracy and reliability of corporate disclosures. One tool to comply with this demand of transparency can be to store all corporate documents inside a board portal for a secure access when needed.
Afin de prendre des décisions stratégiques et avoir une vision d’ensemble sur le long terme, les administrateurs et les directeurs doivent comprendre ces technologies et leur influence sur l’activité de l’entreprise.
The policies and procedures governing the Board of Directors are not necessarily the same for all organizations. It is important to define the role of directors through the regulations of the Board, so they can become familiar with their role in managing and monitoring the activities and the affairs of the organization.
The composition of boards of directors is a key factor for effective boardroom dynamics. The ability to respond efficiently to the challenges faced by directors depends particularly on the right combination of experiences, skills and personalities on the board.
Diversity and communication: two current keywords that have brought deep changes behind the closed doors of boardrooms. With these transformations were born new challenges for directors and for the daily management of the board...
An ethical behaviour can be defined as an individual’s or a group’s moral judgement about what is right and what is wrong. Implementing business ethics is essential for a company’s success and performance but it must come from the top, from inside the boardroom.
The firm Russell Reynolds Associates released a comparaison of its two studies done in 2009 and in 2012 on Board composition in Europe.
The findings highlight some interesting facts on European corporate governance. The studies analyze the board composition of companies in the primary large-company stock index of 12 European countries...
Internet, computing, big data, the cloud, social media, board portals… Technology is appearing on the boardroom’s agenda. But it isn’t only a matter of discussing such issues, directors have to get involved and understand the “whys and the hows” of technology.
Il est commun d’entendre des plaintes sur des réunions trop longues, des discussions interminables sur des éléments de faible importance ou bien la frustration de la part des administrateurs suite à des réunions non organisées et du peu de travail accompli.
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