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Benefits Of Using Board Meeting Software

In today's dynamic business landscape, effective board governance is no longer a luxury, but a fundamental necessity for organizational success. Board Meeting Schedules and the associated processes often demand meticulous planning, secure...

Best Practices For Agenda Management

In today's fast-paced business environment, effective meetings are essential for driving progress, fostering collaboration, and achieving organizational goals. However, poorly planned and executed meetings can quickly become time-consuming and...

How To Document Meeting Minutes: Best Practices

In today's fast-paced business world, effective communication is paramount to success. Meeting Minutes Documentation plays a vital role in this endeavor, serving as a clear and concise record of key discussions, decisions, and action items from...

March 2024 Newsletter

Executive Pay | Compensation Is Increasingly Getting Tied To ESG Metrics And Climate Performance Executive incentive plans are increasingly being linked to ESG metrics, with climate being the fastest-growing factor, while standards for employee...

What Is a Board Portal?

In the frequently changing nation of corporate rules, board meetings play an important role in shaping the leadership of organizations. However, the values methods of running these meetings often come with several challenges, from detailed...

Key Components of Minutes Management

Today, efficient time management is not simply a helpful tool in our high-speed life—it has become indispensable. Among all aspects of minutes management, dealing with meeting records is most likely to determine our effectiveness in an...

A Complete Guide To Board Evaluation

The board evaluation is a systematic software whose main objective is to manage performance and agenda and connect with the board of directors for the meeting. Board meeting evaluation is a process aimed at assessing the performance and...

Navigating Board Management Through Audit Reporting

Introduction: Maintaining the accuracy of financial reporting is essential for good corporate governance with respect to critical board meetings, where decisions can have a lasting impact.  And then there's the audit report, a cornerstone of...

Board Dynamics: Executive and Non-Executive Directors

Introduction In the complex world of corporate governance, the roles of executive and non-executive directors are pivotal and complementary, shaping the overall success of a company. In the ever-evolving corporate governance landscape, dynamics...

Importance of a Board Committee Chairperson

Importance of a Board Committee Chairperson

Introduction: A board committee is a small working group that the board of directors designates to assist the board in carrying out its duties. Committees are typically established to carry out certain specialized tasks and it is usually required...

The Evolving Role of Board of Directors and Management Teams

The Evolving Role of Board of Directors and Management Teams

  Introduction: In the complex and rapidly evolving landscape of modern corporate governance, the roles of Board of Directors and Management Teams are becoming increasingly crucial to ensure that goals of compliance as well as sustainability...

Tips To Help Company Secretaries Prepare For Board Meetings

Tips To Help Company Secretaries Prepare For Board Meetings

Introduction: Corporate governance describes the methods used to govern businesses and their goals. It indicates who is in charge, who is responsible, and who makes choices. In essence, it serves as a toolkit for management and the board of...

July 2023 Newsletter

Executive Pay | Average CEO Compensation Up By 6.25% For FY23 Latest trends show how boards of prominent companies are investing greater attention in balancing shareholder, financial, competitive, and regulatory dimensions while managing...

What is ESG reporting and how it affects Board Meetings?

What is ESG reporting and how it affects Board Meetings?

Introduction: ESG reporting is a sort of organizational disclosure that describes an organization's environmental, social, and governance (ESG) commitments, actions, and plans. The practise of ESG reporting is becoming more well-known as investors,...

How to Take Minutes at Board Meetings

How to Take Minutes at Board Meetings

Introduction: Regulations requiring the maintenance of minutes of board meetings, especially by publicly traded companies are an essential part of record-keeping and corporate governance requirements. Such regulations are found to be present in...

ESG in Board Meetings

ESG in Board Meetings

The impact of ESG (environmental, social and governance) compliances is transforming corporate governance practices and board operations globally at a dynamic pace. An example of this is the European Union's recently mandated Sustainable Finance...

Enhancing Board Management & Efficiency

Enhancing Board Management & Efficiency

Introduction: The International Bar Association (IBA) based in London reported on the future of governance for organizations by highlighting their move towards sustainability in lieu of recovering from the pandemic, especially after experiencing...

How to Improve Board Meetings

How to Improve Board Meetings

Introduction: As commonly described by the SEC among other regulatory authorities, a board meeting is a conference of an organization’s board of directors, whether held in person or by any means of remote communication, to transact any business,...

The role of a Company Secretary

The role of a Company Secretary

Introduction: A company secretary is a senior executive who plays a crucial role in ensuring that a company complies with legal and regulatory requirements, as well as safeguarding the interests of the company's shareholders and other stakeholders....

The Best Practices For Organizing Board Meetings

The Best Practices For Organizing Board Meetings

Board meetings are a critical aspect of modern corporate governance, providing a forum for board members to make informed decisions about the direction and strategy of the organization. In today's fast-paced business environment, modern boards need...

Building a diverse board

Building a diverse board

Introduction: According to a study conducted by Business Standard, only 17.3% of boards have female representatives. The under-representation of women on board committees has been a long-standing issue, with many organizations struggling to achieve...

How Good Governance works for Modern Boards

How Good Governance works for Modern Boards

Introduction Good governance is the foundation of a successful and sustainable organization. It is a set of practices that ensure that an organization is accountable, transparent, and effective in its operations and compliance. At the board level,...

Emerging Roles for Board of Directors

Emerging Roles for Board of Directors

What is the Board of Directors? For publicly listed companies as well as for some non-governmental organizations, non-profit organizations, and private companies, the Board of Directors are the leadership of an organization responsible for...

How to Prepare Minutes of Board Meetings?

How to Prepare Minutes of Board Meetings?

Introduction: Minutes of board meetings and committee meetings are official records covering the proceedings of critical meetings which take place between an organization’s Board of Directors, Management, and other attendees. Based on varying rules...

Elevating Board Meetings with Technology

Elevating Board Meetings with Technology

Introduction: The adoption of digital meeting technology has had a profound impact on the way boards of directors collaborate. This technology has made it possible for board members to connect and communicate with each other in real-time,...

The Role of Boards in Ethics & Compliance

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

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

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).

Evolution of ESG in Boardrooms

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...