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Most Recent NACD Resources and Events
The Ethics of Board Diversity
There is increasing evidence that diversity in the boardroom is essential for the long-term financial success of both for-profit and nonprofit organizations. However, some organizations believe that board diversity is important for more than financial reasons - that board diversity is necessary for ...
Event Start Date: December 06, 2018
Mastering Catastrophic Risk: Lessons from 100 Companies
What practice can boards and management apply to overcome their systemic decision biases and reduce the likelihood and the impacts of catastrophic risks? Hear this overview of what works based on research of 100 companies by Wharton Risk Management and Decision Processes Center.
Event Start Date: February 12, 2019
The Aspiring Public Company Director Daylong Program
In association with The Boston Club, and the Healthcare Businesswomens Association New England Region, the NACD New England Chapter presents the Aspiring Public Company Director Daylong Program. This program is designed for individuals who currently sit on large nonprofit boards or private corporate...
Event Start Date: June 06, 2019
NACD New England Private Company Series "Why Stay Private?"
Please join us for Episode Two of the NACD New England Chapter Private Company Governance and Leadership Series. Our panelists include currently serving Directors and C-Suite executives, who will discuss issues unique to private companies, and their decision to remain private.Topics will include the...
Event Start Date: March 06, 2019
Think Like an Activist - Are You Prepared?
Shareholder activism poses a significant threat to your company's vision and strategy. No company is immune. But by keeping pace with current trends in shareholder activism and proxy defense strategies, you gain an edge that allows you to effectively prepare for the threat.
Event Start Date: April 09, 2019
The Economic Outlook for the U.S. Economy
The U.S. economic outlook is healthy, but market reactions and some economic indicators have led to speculation about how long this strong economy will last. Board directors need to understand today's regional, national, and global economic conditions and how they affect their organizations. While w...
Event Start Date: March 05, 2019
Director Responsibilities During Digital Transformation and Disruption
This panel will feature Harvard Business School Emeritus Professor James Cash and four world-class directors with significant experience on over 50 public and private boards during periods of digital transformation and disruption. The panelists and a subset of their boards are Pamela Craig (Merck, A...
Event Start Date: June 11, 2019
For Private Company Directors: The Evolving Nature of Tech Company Boards
During this panel conversation, you will hear from Private Company Board Members and Private Company executives about the transition that Technology Companies Boards manage as their companies grow.This event is designed for private company business owners and management, private equity and venture c...
Event Start Date: May 01, 2019
New Cyber Risk Profiles: A Primer for Boards
Yes, another program on cyber security. But this one is different; this program is designed to advise what boards should be doing now, in the face of changing cyber threats. Specific take-aways will guide directors in how to stop worrying about their cyber roles and to start being part of the soluti...
Event Start Date: May 14, 2019