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Most Recent NACD Resources and Events
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 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
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
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 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
Critical Issues Facing Boards in Proxy Season
Inevitably the annual meeting season rolls around each year in March accompanied, also inevitably, by a number of hotly debated issues that often pit one of the firm's stakeholders against another placing board directors directly in the middle. Each January we convene a meeting of governance, legal,...
Event Start Date: January 15, 2019
Thought Leadership Event - Disruptive Innovation
You MUST be a currently serving Public Company Director to attend this event. Seating is limited.The need to innovate and respond to disruption are constant in business now. What role should Boards play in evaluating the company's ability to innovate? To respond to disruption? How does the Board ass...
Event Start Date: November 05, 2018
2018 NACD New England Director of the Year Awards
Each year, NACD New England Chapter recognizes independent directors of public, private, and non-profit boards who have made valuable contributions to the boards on which they serve, as well as entire boards that have significantly protected or enhanced stakeholder value.
Event Start Date: April 30, 2018