The Role of Boards in Ethics & Compliance
The judgments, selections, and actions that ‘reflect and enact our values’ are considered as ethics. ‘Complying or adjusting one’s activities to another’s objectives, to a regulation, or to a necessity’ is considered as compliance. The core of a robust corporation is a strong ethical culture and solid compliance systems.
Analysis: Impact of evolution of corporate governance on boards
As charity is said to start at home, similarly, adapting to evolving standards of corporate governance for enterprises starts with its Board of Directors. Company Secretaries and CXOs can adapt to changing landscapes more efficiently with the right technology.
Dess attends 50th National Convention of Company Secretaries
The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) held its 50th annual convention of Company Secretaries at Hotel ITC Royal Bengal, Kolkata. The theme for the Convention was ‘CS: A Vishwaguru in Governance & Sustainability to explore the responsibilities of Company Secretaries (CS).
Leverage Technology to Optimize Performance Evaluation process of Boards and Directors
Board evaluation is an annual process by election or legal mandate in the majority of businesses worldwide. Results of board evaluation procedures can include everything from relatively simple process modifications to board replacements.
Evolution of ESG in Boardrooms
The 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference, commonly referred to as COP26, greatly highlighted environmental issues affecting the world. One of the main concerns of the summit was the need of mitigating climate change through combined efforts of governments and...
A great solution for responsible boards to attain ESG Goals
Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) criteria are corporate governance goals which help Board of Directors, Company Leadership and Company Secretaries measure the ethical impact of organizational investments…
How Dess Can Help You Improve Your Board Governance
Good governance lies at the core of any organization’s growth and success. Boards have a crucial role to play in this governance wherein they ensure that the company is running with efficiency. Board governance affirms that all stakeholders and shareholders involved...
The Five Best Practices to Ensure a Great Virtual Meetings Experience
The Covid-19 pandemic revolutionized the world in many ways. Workplaces all over the world have witnessed significant changes due to unprecedented lockdowns and sudden confinement to home. With meeting face to face being a threat to health and safety, organizations of...
The Importance of Digital Meetings Solution in the Covid-19 Pandemic
The onset of the Covid-19 pandemic has transformed the way we understand the word ‘workplace’. It no longer denotes the conventional office, physical interactions, conference rooms, and so on. With staying indoors becoming a norm since the start of the pandemic in...
5 Things to keep in mind while choosing Digital Meetings Solutions
Offline board meetings sound like a frantic company secretary typing in a room full of sulking directors, who are ready to sign an attendance register and leave. A successful boardroom meeting requires more than what meets the eye–especially without the aid of...