A crisis of confidence
Board survey finds gaps between awareness of crisis threats and preparation to handle them
Awareness of threats is not the same as preparation to deal with them. More than three-quarters (76%) of surveyed board members believe their companies would respond effectively if a crisis struck tomorrow. But less than half (49%) of their companies have taken steps to be truly crisis-ready.
On the board’s agenda
Topical issues for boards of directors globally
This article delves into our experts’ views on topics such as the board’s role in succession planning, the need for a Human Resource Appetite Statement, the constant evolution of technology, and the demographics of the workforce.
EMEA 360 Boardroom Survey
Agenda priorities across the region
Deloitte is pleased to present the inaugural EMEA 360 Boardroom survey. The survey presents the views of 271 directors across 20 countries in the EMEA region, providing a unique perspective on the issues currently faced by boards of directors.
Women in the boardroom
A global perspective
The representation of women on corporate boards continues to increase, but the number of women leading boards still remains low globally. Overall, women now hold 12 percent of seats worldwide with only 4 percent chairing boards. The report outlines the efforts of 49 countries to increase the number of women occupying board seats.