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White paper – Securing the data of your Board of Directors and committees

White paper – Securing the data of your Board of Directors and committees | Governance and Boards | Scoop.it
Free white paper on IT and data security, the role of the Board regarding IT risks, the risks within the boardroom and the solutions to prevent them.
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Niagara Power sélectionne le portail de gestion sans papier de Leading Boards

Niagara Power sélectionne le portail de gestion sans papier de Leading Boards | Governance and Boards | Scoop.it
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.
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Sustainable Governance, a new way of governance?

Sustainable Governance, a new way of governance? | Governance and Boards | Scoop.it
Governance must play a crucial part of the sustainable development goals. A progressive transformation of the economy and the society is involved for such development.
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Do not share confidential board information by email if you wish it to remain confidential

Do not share confidential board information by email if you wish it to remain confidential | Governance and Boards | Scoop.it
This week, yet again in the news have been and illustrated the risks of using non secure email accounts to send and discuss sensitive board data.
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Le numérique au service de la gouvernance

Le numérique au service de la gouvernance | Governance and Boards | Scoop.it
Les prouesses des nouvelles technologies ont amorcé au sein de nombreuses entreprises un processus de dématérialisation et ceci au cœur même des instances de direction.
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Publication dans Le Cercle des Echos : le numérique au service de la gouvernance : préservez le contrôle sur vos données.

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Publication dans Le Cercle des Echos : le numérique au service de la gouvernance : préservez le contrôle sur vos données
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Is your confidential data affected by the Patriot Act ?

Is your confidential data affected by the Patriot Act ? | Governance and Boards | Scoop.it
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.
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Part 1 – Meeting management with a board portal | Leading Boards

Part 1 – Meeting management with a board portal | Leading Boards | Governance and Boards | Scoop.it

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.

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Technology at the Top, the Changes Made in the Boardroom | Corporate Governance

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. 

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Golden handshake: the influence of government and public opinion | Leading Boards

Golden handshake: the influence of government and public opinion | Leading Boards | Governance and Boards | Scoop.it

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.

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Opening the boardroom to employees | Leading Boards

Opening the boardroom to employees | Leading Boards | Governance and Boards | Scoop.it
Employee representation on the board of directors: the situation in Europe & the pros and cons of employee representation.
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Adopting a board portal for improved governance | Leading Boards

Adopting a board portal for improved governance | Leading Boards | Governance and Boards | Scoop.it

Infographic: Adopting a board portal for improved governance

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Board assessment – why and how to review the board of directors? | Leading Boards

Board assessment – why and how to review the board of directors? | Leading Boards | Governance and Boards | Scoop.it

“The primary reason to undertake any governance assessment
is to improve and develop, not to judge or evaluate…”

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Les réseaux sociaux et la gouvernance | Leading Boards

Les réseaux sociaux et la gouvernance | Leading Boards | Governance and Boards | Scoop.it

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.

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How to become a corporate board director?

How to become a corporate board director? | Governance and Boards | Scoop.it
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.
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Niagara Power Selects the Smart and Secure Board Portal from Leading Boards

Niagara Power Selects the Smart and Secure Board Portal from Leading Boards | Governance and Boards | Scoop.it
Press release - Leading Boards announces that Niagara Power has adopted the leading paperless governance solution in Canada.
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Your next board meeting could be paperless

Your next board meeting could be paperless | Governance and Boards | Scoop.it
Optimize meeting management and secure confidential information while increasing efficiency, saving time and money, it is now possible!
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Composition and compensation of Canadian Boards of Directors

Composition and compensation of Canadian Boards of Directors | Governance and Boards | Scoop.it
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.
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Board Competency will become a critical issue moving forward...

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Focusing on sustainability: 2014 challenges and Corporate Social Responsibility

Focusing on sustainability: 2014 challenges and Corporate Social Responsibility | Governance and Boards | Scoop.it
A recent study on CSR challenges shows that 52% of CSR issues are dealt by the board and top management. Set the CSR tone at the top with a board portal.
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Meeting management with a board portal - Part 2

Meeting management with a board portal - Part 2 | Governance and Boards | Scoop.it
Welcome to the second part on how to effectively manage paperless meetings. Discover the use of a board portal during the board meeting.
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Challenges for the boardroom in 2014 | Leading Boards

Challenges for the boardroom in 2014 | Leading Boards | Governance and Boards | Scoop.it

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...

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A great solution for the New Year’s resolution of your board of directors! | Leading Boards

A great solution for the New Year’s resolution of your board of directors! | Leading Boards | Governance and Boards | Scoop.it

Like many boards of directors worldwide, from various industries, the main resolution may be to enter the digital era by going paperless with a board portal.

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Looking into ethics in the boardroom | Leading Boards

Looking into ethics in the boardroom | Leading Boards | Governance and Boards | Scoop.it

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.

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How are Boards composed in Europe? | Leading Boards

How are Boards composed in Europe? | Leading Boards | Governance and Boards | Scoop.it

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...

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Speaking digital: directors and executives adapting to the tech world | Leading Boards

Speaking digital: directors and executives adapting to the tech world | Leading Boards | Governance and Boards | Scoop.it

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.

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L’importance de l’ordre du jour lors des réunions du conseil d’administration | Leading Boards

L’importance de l’ordre du jour lors des réunions du conseil d’administration | Leading Boards | Governance and Boards | Scoop.it

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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