2019 Directors’ Alert
Taking the long-term view
Boards are uniquely positioned to oversee the long-term vision of an organization. Yet, many boards and executive teams are often tempted to focus on the short term. How can boards inject long-term thinking into their oversight role? Hear from Deloitte business leaders and non-executive directors on how boards can apply a long-term lens to their oversight role in an age of disruption and uncertainty.
Women in the boardroom—5th edition
A global perspective
Women are still largely under-represented on corporate boards globally, despite continued efforts to improve boardroom gender diversity. Our 5th edition of our Women in the Boardroom report outlines efforts in over 60 countries to increase the number of women occupying board seats.
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.
Growth from all directions
This survey, now in its third consecutive year of publication, provides a unique perspective on the concerns that boards of directors face around the world, on a variety of corporate governance matters, ranging from board composition and risk oversight, to the directors’ role in strategy.
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.