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Optimising community sector Board performance in strategic planning

05 Oct 2016  by   Jennifer Dean

Community sector Boards should be able to steer their organisations into the future. By adopting better practices and focusing on continuous improvement, their organisations – and the individuals who benefit from their services – will continue to flourish. Our 2016 Governance Evaluator report into community sector benchmarking highlighted some of these important insights to drive better Board performance in strategic planning.

The impact of environmental, social and governance factors on superannuation

30 Jun 2016  by   Janice Sengupta

The growing trend towards incorporating environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors in superannuation has raised a number of questions. Is investment performance compromised? And are fiduciary responsibility and social responsibility mutually exclusive? In this hot topic, we explore some of the key issues surrounding ESG considerations and investment strategies.

Is your healthcare Board as effective as it could be?

24 May 2016  by   Jennifer Dean

If there was ever a need for a highly effective Board, it is in the healthcare sector. As well as being responsible for the strategic direction of their organisation, a healthcare Board is also accountable for taking actions that will directly address the needs of their community. In order to manage both these tasks effectively, we have outlined the best in class practices that healthcare Boards should be adopting.

Get on board for greater focus on governance

09 Jan 2015  by   Jennifer Dean

Better governance and the effectiveness of Boards continue to be major discussion points in industry circles. Conversations usually revolve around the composition of the Board itself – the diversity, capability and tenure of members, as well as conflicts of interest or related party transactions.