News & Publications

With our finger on the pulse of corporate governance in Canada and abroad, the ICD produces and distributes a number of high-quality governance resources to keep our members up to date and well-informed.

Director Journal

Director Journal is the official print publication of the Institute of Corporate Directors and features in-depth analysis of governance issues and trends written by experienced directors, senior executives, and governance experts. This full-colour publication is published and distributed to members six times a year.        
Read the latest version of Director Journal online.
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ISSN 2371-5634 (Print)
ISSN 2371-5650 (Online)


Directors' Responsibilities Guide

Developed by Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP in collaboration with the ICD, the 6th edition of Directors’ Responsibilities in Canada offers Canadian directors a comprehensive guide to the responsibilities and potential liabilities imposed on directors of Canadian corporations, as well as strategies for mitigating business as well as personal risk. 

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Eyes on Governance e-newsletter

Delivered to your inbox twice a month, the Eyes on Governance e-newsletter lets you stay current on the world of corporate governance. Access news, regulatory and legal updates, recent research findings, and board postings at the click of your mouse.

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Latest Articles

Directors on the Move

Directors on the Move

12/03/2017
Spencer Stuart

Directors on the Move™ provides a detailed listing of new, publicly announced board appointments across Canada.

How the ICD is Increasing its Influence

How the ICD is Increasing its Influence

11/03/2017
Matthew Fortier

As the Institute of Corporate Directors continues to develop its capacity to represent
the interests of Canada’s boards and directors, we are also refining how we collect
the opinions and perspectives of our members.

ICD Chapter Insights

ICD Chapter Insights

10/03/2017

Takeaways from ICD chapter events across the country

The Critical Role of the Board in Addressing Climate Change

The Critical Role of the Board in Addressing Climate Change

09/03/2017
Beth Reimer-Heck, Patrick Carlson, and Meghan Harris-Ngae

In late 2016, both the Alberta and federal governments announced programs that aim to reduce carbon dioxide emissions in part through taxation and constraints on emissions. This targeted transition to a low-carbon economy is a part of a global movement creating risks and opportunities that require board attention.

A Better Blueprint for Strategy

A Better Blueprint for Strategy

08/03/2017
John Caldwell

One of the most important roles of a board is to guide an organization’s strategy,
and yet there are few standards or accepted processes for doing so.