May/June 2017

Cover Feature

The Governance Trajectory

Canadians will likely look back on today’s boards and see them as out of date. So how will governance evolve? Prepare for greater complexity, diversity and rigour.









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Also in this issue:

Editor's Note: Where the Angst Leads

Editor's Note: Where the Angst Leads

01/05/2017
Simon Avery

What will the world look like in five years, in what political and social context will boards be working and how will the role of director change?

President's Desk: Allied for a Worthy Cause

President's Desk: Allied for a Worthy Cause

02/05/2017
Rahul Bhardwaj

As the Institute of Corporate Directors continues to build a diverse community across this country, I want to remind members that they are part of a vital, influential group.

News Brief

News Brief

03/05/2017
Heather Wilson

Compiled by Heather Wilson, ICD's Director of Research Services

When Good Intentions Are No Longer Enough

When Good Intentions Are No Longer Enough

04/05/2017
Virginia Galt

Greater scrutiny, heightened competition for donations and a tight economy are forcing charities to find new ways to maximize their resources, including collaboration and, in some cases, outright amalgamation.

The Governance Trajectory: Where is the Puck Going?

The Governance Trajectory: Where is the Puck Going?

05/05/2017
Richard Blackwell

Canadians will likely look back on today’s boards and see them as out of date. So how will governance evolve? Prepare for greater complexity, diversity and rigour.

How Dependable is Your Audit?

How Dependable is Your Audit?

06/05/2017
Lindsay Colley

Working hand-in-hand with corporate directors, Canada's audit regulator is devising ways to measure the quality of the auditing process.

New Era Brings Familiar Challenges for Boards

New Era Brings Familiar Challenges for Boards

07/05/2017
Fred Clifford

Few would argue that the pace of change in the global economy is accelerating, thanks to innovation, new technology and the rejigging of traditional geopolitical alliances. North American boards must also contend with uncertainty as the United States weighs changes to tax and trade agreements.

Is Corporate Culture on Your Agenda?

Is Corporate Culture on Your Agenda?

08/05/2017
Camille Jovanovic, Steve Chan

With no shortage of corporate crises in the headlines, now more than ever boards need to recognize that they play a key role in overseeing the cultural tone.

ICD Chapter Event Insights

ICD Chapter Event Insights

09/05/2017

Takeaways from regular ICD chapter events across the country

In Memoriam: Marcelo Mackinley

In Memoriam: Marcelo Mackinley

10/05/2017
Brian Milner

As ICD chair, modest yet determined Marcelo Mackinlay doggedly pursued tougher governance standards.

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